"Say Something" is a popular song by American singer-songwriter Christina Aguilera and producer A Great Big World. It was released in 2013 as the lead single from A Great Big World's debut album "Is There Anybody Out There?" and became a massive commercial success, reaching the top of charts around the world and winning several awards. It's actually one of THE most played piano songs at weddings.
The piano sheet music for "Say Something" is written in the key of E-flat major and has a moderate tempo of approximately 72 beats per minute. There are many PDF versions that can be printed out or be read on the iPad. You can also find tutorials on YouTube. The PIANOHOLIC piano version of "Say Something" has a simple and repetitive structure, with the main melodic theme being played over a chord progression of E-flat, B-flat, and C.
The melody of "Say Something" is characterized by its emotive and heartfelt nature, with long phrases and wide leaps between the notes. It mostly uses the notes of the E-flat major scale, with some chromatic passages and embellishments. The left hand accompaniment is mostly comprised of simple chord progressions, with the chords being played in a sustained manner to provide a rich and full sound. Thus this song is fairly easy to learn and also a good choice for piano students that have just started playing the piano.
"Say Something" is a beautiful and poignant song that has touched the hearts of millions of listeners around the world. Its simple yet emotional melody, combined with its rich and full accompaniment, make it a great choice for pianists of all skill levels, may it be beginner, advanced or professional. Practicing this song every day can be a great way to improve your skills and progress as a pianist. Consistent daily practice allows you to regularly review and reinforce what you have learned, build up your muscle memory and technical skills, and tackle new challenges as you encounter them. This piece of music is a timeless and beloved classic and has become an all-time favorite at weddings.
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