Just look at how fast Lang Lang can play a C major scale

13 October 2016, 12:24

lang lang c major scale

You’d think there’s only so much you can do with a C major scale, but somehow Lang Lang has made it extremely impressive.

In the first of a new series of tutorial videos, pianist Lang Lang shows us how to tackle one of the basics of the piano - the C major scale.

But because it’s Lang Lang, that’s international superstar soloist and all-round virtuoso genius Lang Lang, things are never quite as simple as that.

What begins as a simple walk-through of a simple exercise soon turns into a breakneck  rendition of the C major scale, something way beyond the capabilities of most beginners…

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