Two Piano Exercises for One Hand on Top

By David Pearl

Part of Piano Exercises For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Try these two piano exercises, which give you some practice with top/bottom hand positions. The exercises are fun to do on the piano and provide a visual treat, yet they can be tricky and challenge your hand independence. Your hands should be in a nestled position, with some air space in between to allow independent movement. Play these gently, with a lightly rocking rhythm.

Right hand on top exercise


Left hand on top exercise