You love the Undertale video game universe and want to learn how to play the notes of the Megalovania song on the piano? You are on the right tutorial!
Undertale, developed by Toby Fox and released in 2015, has been a big hit among independent video game fans. Its original story, its very atypical graphics and its colorful characters were able to seduce a large audience.
But, if the video game has become so popular, it is also thanks to its soundtrack, all of whose songs were also composed by Toby Fox. Among them, the most famous is Megalovania, which has marked the players by its dynamism and authenticity.
This song is originally played very fast and is therefore difficult to reproduce on the piano. However, as with many songs, there are simplified versions that allow amateur pianists to play the melody without spending several years practicing the original song.
In this article, we will learn how to play the notes of the simplified version of Megalovania on the piano. We will first see the notes to play with the right hand, then the ones to play with the left hand. Finally, we will see how to play both hands simultaneously so that you can reproduce the whole melody. Each part is accompanied by a tutorial video that shows you the notes to play so that you have the most complete learning of the song.
At the end of this article, the goal is that you can play Megalovania perfectly. Let’s go !
Good to know: on the La Touche Musicale app, you can learn to play the simplified version but also the original version of Megalovania with an interactive method (the app waits until you play the right notes before continuing)!
Bonus : you can also learn to play this song at your own pace on our interactive piano learning app La Touche Musicale.
Joris, the author of this article, recommends the following resource: Piano tutorials: learn the 10 easiest songs.
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Before starting to play Megalovania, we will first review very briefly the basics of the piano and learn how to find our way around a keyboard. To do this, look at the following image:
The name of the notes on a piano keyboard.
The picture above shows us all the keys present on a piano keyboard and the associated notes (C, D, E, F, G, A, B).
We will first look carefully at the structure of the keys and notes. As you can see, the keys do not all follow each other in the same way. In fact, the black keys work in groups of two and three keys in succession. Because of this, you can start by using the black keys to find your way around the keyboard.
For example, if you’re looking for the note F, you’ll first look at the black keys and look for a group of three. Once identified, press the white key just to the left of the group of three black keys: your F is here!
Practice quickly recognizing the notes on the piano. Once you know them by heart, you’ll be able to follow this tutorial much more easily, dedicated to learning Megalovania on the piano.
Now we get down to the nitty-gritty. We always start by teaching the melody of a song first before learning the accompaniment. Usually the melody is played with the right hand. So we will start by playing Megalovania with the right hand. Let’s start by using what we saw in the previous section to identify the first note to play with your right hand. This is the note D :
D is the first note of the right hand in the song Megalovania on piano.
Did you find the D note? Great!
Now we’ll play all the notes that make up the melody of the song. Press the following notes in succession:
D – A – G# – G – F – D – F – G – D – A – G# – G – F – D – F – G – D – A – G# – G – F – D – F – G – D – A – G# – G – F – D – F – G – D – A – G# – G – F – D – F – G – D – A – G# – G – F – D – F – G – D – A – G# – G – F – D – F – G – D – A – G# – G – F – D – F – G – D – A – G# – G – F – D – F – G – D – A – G# – G – F – D – F – G – D – A – G# – G – F – D – F – G – D – A – G# – G – F – D – F – G – D – A – G# – G – F – D – F – G – D – A – G# – G – F – D – F – G – D – A – G# – G – F – D – F – G – D – A – G# – G – F – D – F – G – F – F – F – F – F – G – F – F – F – F – G – G# – G – F – D – F – G – F – F – F – G – G# – A – C – A – D – D – D – A – D – C – G – F+A – F+A – F+A – F+A – F+A – D+G – D+G – F+A – F+A – F+A – F+A – F+A – G – D – A – G – D – A – G – D – C – G – F – E – D – E – F – A – C.
To get the melody of the song Megalovania, you have to play all these notes in a row with your right hand.
Practice playing this sequence of notes several times in a row until you feel comfortable with it and your playing is smooth. Then you can start playing the left hand of the song on the piano.
Megalovania on piano: the notes of the right hand.
The tutorial video below shows you the notes to play with your right hand. Take the time to look at all these notes and get familiar with the rhythm of the song. This way, you will have a complete learning experience and a dynamic playing that will be as close as possible to the original song.
You now know how to play the notes of the right hand. Let’s move on to the left hand notes.
Play the notes ofMegalovania with the right hand on an interactive app
La Touche Musicale app waits for you to play the right note with your right hand on your piano before moving on to the next one.
Once you have learned to play the right hand notes, you can start learning the left hand notes. Here we will proceed in the same way as the previous section: identify the first notes to be played with the left hand. The first note is D :
D is the first note of the left hand in the song Megalovania on piano.
Did you manage to find the D note? Good news!
Now we can continue with the other notes. Play the following notes one after the other with your left hand:
D – D – C – C – B – B – A# – A# – D – D – C – C – B – B – A# – A# – D – D – C – C – B – B – A# – A# – D – D – C – C – B – B – A# – A# – D – C – B – A# – C – D – C – B – A# – C.
When you play all these notes in succession, you get the Megalovania piano accompaniment, performed with the left hand.
Practice playing this repetitive sequence of notes over and over so that you can get comfortable with it.
Megalovania on piano: the notes of the left hand.
As for the right hand, we have produced a tutorial video that shows you the notes to play with your left hand. You will be able to see the succession of notes you have to play as well as their rhythms and the overall tempo of the song.
Congratulations! You can now play this popular song on the piano with your two separate hands!
Next step: play it with both hands simultaneously on the keyboard.
Play the notes of Megalovania with the left hand on an interactive app
The La Touche Musicale app waits for you to play the correct note with your left hand on your piano before moving on to the next.
Disassociating your hands on the piano is one of the most complex exercises when you are a beginner on the instrument. Indeed, our brain is not used to synchronize such precise gestures with both hands at the same time. It therefore requires practice.
In order to get used to this exercise more quickly, we recommend that when you start learning a new piece, you proceed in mini-sequences of a few seconds. First learn the right hand notes alone, then the left hand notes and finally both at the same time. When you can play a short sequence of a few seconds with both hands, move on to the next sequence and repeat this teaching process. You should learn the new sequences faster and faster as your brain gets used to this way of learning.
This method allows you to assimilate information progressively in order to learn notes and chords faster.
Megalovania on the piano: the notes of both hands.
This last video shows you the notes of the song to be played with both hands at the same time. Look carefully at the different rhythms and the coordination of the notes of the different hands. Sometimes some of them have to be played at the same time. Other times, they will need to be played one after the other.
You can also pause the video as the notes arrive on the virtual keyboard. This will give you time to reposition your fingers on your piano to play the notes at the right time.
Note: on the La Touche Musicale app, you don’t need to pause the song. The app is interactive and waits for you to play the right notes.
Play the notes of Megalovania with both hands on an interactive app
The La Touche Musicale app waits for you to play the right notes with both hands on your piano before moving on to the next.
You now know how to play this famous song on the piano with both hands, congratulations!
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The main purpose of this article was to help you learn Megalovania on the piano. But we also thought it would be interesting if you could download the score of this famous video game song.
Click on the following link to download the sheet music of Megalovania for free in PDF. You will be able to print it and play it from anywhere.
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