Learning the Handpan: Lesson 0.1 / The Touch Technique by NovaPans Handpans
The Touch Technique | Lesson 0.1 | Handpan Lessons | NovaPans HandpansAll our novapans.com tutorials and videos are free (as we believe learning the handpan should be). However, anyone is very welcome to support us buying purchasing a handpan raffle ticket at novapans.com/enter where twice a year we give out a free handpan to one lucky winner. Support our videos and (maybe!) win a handpan!
Learning the handpan should be just like purchasing one, no one should have to spend $100s or $1000s just to do so, at least not to cover the basics! We've created a series of handpan lessons to cover everything you need to know on the handpan starting from your touch technique to all sorts of rhythms and melodies. Don't fall into the trap of thinking you have to spend anything to learn the handpan, the musical instrument which gets its fame from being one of the most easy-to-play instruments of the 21st Century, possibly even longer! All introductory handpan lessons should be FREE! Masterthehandpan, we're looking at you!
Starting with the Touch Technique. Here's how just about anybody can play a handpan.
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The community of handpans, new and old, have supported us with their 500+ orders, 70+ 5* reviews (on Etsy) and continue to collaborate with us on social media (Facebook) and through sales and handpan teaching worldwide. If you’re looking for a handpan, or at least to join the community, NovaPans Handpans is a good place to start.
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An Introduction to Sheet Music for the Handpan
Lesson 0.1 / The Touch Technique
Lesson 0.2 / The Handpan Scale
Lesson 1 / Simplified Handpan Notation (Sheet Music for the Handpan)
Lesson 2 / Quaver (Half-Beat) Rhythms
Lesson 3 / Dynamics
Lesson 4 / Accents
Lesson 5 / Semiquaver (1/4 Beat) Rhythms
Lesson 6 / Harmonics & Pitch Pends
Lesson 7 / Percussive Slaps
Lesson 8 / Walking the Hands
Lesson 9 / Chords
Lesson 10 / Triplet Rhythms
Lesson 11 / Ghost Notes
Lesson 12 / Rewriting the Ding
Lesson 13 / Dotted Rhythms
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