To find C Position, place the RH thumb on Middle C and the LH ‘pinky’ finger on the C key one octave lower.
Both hands have their own C, D, E, F, and G. Try the C Position exercise below.
Notice that the C below Middle C is a space note. This C position can be a great help in finding your way around the bass clef. The C chord is easy to recognize and remember, C E G.
Learning to play hands together in C Position in parallel motion is a significant step for beginners.
Hand positions are only used for the beginning stages of learning to play piano.
Self-learners and students will gain strong eye to finger coordination in C Position as they advance through the songs and exercises in the Read Music Method.