My bonnie lies over the ocean how to play on the piano in minutes

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In this song we used chords (to play with the left hand). If you do not know how to play chords yet, you can try playing this melody with your right hand only, or learn how to play chords. We described it here: How to make chords?
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Embarking on the journey to learn the piano or keyboard can be an exhilarating adventure, especially when you start with songs that are not only easy to play but also rich in musical history. One such song that stands out in our easy piano songbook, especially for those utilizing play by letter and keyboard stickers, is the timeless classic, “My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean.” This traditional Scottish folk song, which dates back to the 18th century, captures the essence of longing and love with its melodious tune and heartfelt lyrics. The song’s simplicity, combined with its emotional depth, makes it an ideal choice for beginners eager to experience the joy of playing music that resonates across ages.

“My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean” has been covered by numerous artists over the years, making it a versatile song that transcends generations. Its famous chorus, “Bring back, bring back, oh bring back my Bonnie to me, to me,” echoes the universal theme of missing someone dear, which can be felt through the keys of a piano or keyboard. This song is not just a piano exercise for beginners; it’s a musical journey that connects players with a piece of cultural history. Whether you’re a child or an adult, using a piano book for kids or a piano learning book for adults, the letter notation and keyboard music book for beginners make it accessible to dive into playing “My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean” without prior knowledge of traditional music notation. It’s a perfect example of how learning to play the piano can be both educational and profoundly moving, making it a must-try for anyone exploring the world of music through our keyboard for beginners book or any piano practice book.

Some of the notes on our website contain the full version of the song, and some are excerpts, or for example the very beginning, chorus or verse, etc. Full versions of all the notes can be found in our books and e-books: SHOP.

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