RiffsMUAP 115 Syllabus & ScheduleWilliam Wieland
Please try to play these by ear. (Do not look at sheet music.) When you know a few, play for me. I will share the sheet music with you after you play them for the class.
— Hint: Starts with G
— Hint: F major
“Taps” at Arlington — Hint: B flat major
— Hint: alternate between thumbs
on white keys and middle fingers on black keys
— Hint: C major
Rock
— Hint: F major triad Cream “Sunshine of your Love” — Hint: black keys and A natural
— Hint: mostly F major Adele “Hello”  
— Hint: vocal warm-up Styx “Come Sail Away”
— Hint: major triads Van Halen “Jump” — Use a synthesizer sound if possible.
Harold Faltermeyer “Axel F"    
— Hint: G major
— Hint: The chords are thicker.
— Hint: F dominant seventh chord