Heart and Soul piano play-along — Learn the tune [Part II]

This post will help you learn the catchy little tune of Heart and Soul. You’ll be able to play it on your own or as a duet!

This blog post is part of a series. Not only will you learn the various parts of Heart and Soul, but you’ll learn how to teach them to a family member. Then, play the duet together or with the ‘Play-along’ videos included in the series.

To learn the tune by rote, watch the following video. Pause as needed to try the steps.

Tutorial for the Heart and Soul tune.

Here is a video of the tune up to tempo with good fingering, without talking.

Heart and Soul tune, complete with fingering (no talking).

Fine-tune the fingering

The following video is a real lesson helping a student better understand the fingering of the tune. It can help you trouble-shoot if your fingers get in a tangle.

A student fine-tunes the fingering for the Heart and Soul tune.

FREE Printable sheet!

If you’d like to print the above music with the suggested fingerings, go to my Printables and get your sheet for FREE!

Practice the tune. Once you know it well, teach it to a family member using the steps outlined above!

Ready for more?

Learning and Playing the Duet

Heart and Soul piano play-along — Learn the bass and chords [Part I]

Heart and Soul piano play-along — Alternative tune [Part III]

Heart and Soul piano play-along — Duet videos [Part IV] No duet partner at home? Play along with these YouTube videos!

Are you a piano teacher? To unlock this amazing nine-part Heart and Soul series, start here: Piano play-along duets for families at home: Heart and Soul [Teacher intro]


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I appreciate shares, comments and likes. Happy teaching! ❤

Rebekah Maxner, composer, blogger, piano teacher. Follow my blog for great tips!

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