Pokemon Theme Song Piano Notes: Tutorial & Score
Want to learn how to play the Pokemon Theme song on the piano? You’ve come to the right place!
Pokemon is one of the most popular franchises of all time. Created in 1996 by Game Freak, the concept, which was originally intended only for video games, quickly became popular and was declined on television (in the form of anime), in toy stores, as playing cards, … Today, Pokemon is the most profitable franchise in history.
The popularity of Pokemon makes it a prime target for piano players. Indeed, many learners want to play the main theme of the series on the piano. And, good news, there are several versions of the theme. Beginners and experts alike can find something to suit them by learning the version that suits them best.
In this article, the objective is to make you learn the main theme of Pokemon (easy version) on the piano. We will see the notes of the song to be played with the right hand, those to be played with the left hand as well as tutorial videos that will bring you a visual support that will help you in your learning.
At the end of the article, you can also find the free piano sheet music of the main theme of Pokemon.
Let’s get started!
Bonus: you can also learn to play this song at your own pace on our piano learning app La Touche Musicale.
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Pokemon Theme on the piano: finding your way around the keyboard
Before playing Pokemon Theme on the piano, let’s first go over the basics and learn how to find our way around a piano keyboard.
The diagram below shows for each key on the keyboard the corresponding note:
The name of the notes on a piano keyboard.
The picture above shows the notes associated with each key on the piano keyboard.
You can see that the keyboard is broken down into several parts that are identical. The black keys, which alternate between groups of two keys and groups of three, allow us to find our way around the keyboard and to know which part we are on.
For example, if you’re looking for the note C, you’d look for a group of two black keys. Once you have identified this group, you need to find the white key to the left of the first black key in that group. This is your C.
Practice knowing the notes associated with each key by heart. Then you can follow the tutorial in this article dedicated to learning the Pokemon theme song on the piano.
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Pokemon Theme: playing the notes with the right hand
Where to start?
Let’s start by identifying the first note to play with the right hand.
Press the A key to start the song with the right hand:
A is the first note of the right hand in the Pokemon Theme song on piano.
The notes of the right hand
Did you find the A note? Great!
Now we’ll continue with all the other notes to play with the right hand. Press each of the following notes:
A – A – A – A – A – E+G – E – C – D – A – A – G – F – G – A# – A# – A# – A# – A – G – F – G – A – A – A – A – A – A – A – E+G – E – C – D – A – G – F – G – A# – A# – A – G – F – G – A – G – F – A – C – D – A# – G – D – C – A – G – F – D – D – E – F – E – D – C – D – F+D – C – D – A – G – F – G – F – A – C – D – A# – C – D – D – D – D – D – A – E – D – C – D – D – E – F – E – D – C – A# – F – F – C – F – F – F – E – E – A – C – D – A – C – D – A – C – D.
If you play all these notes one after the other, you will easily recognize the melody of the Pokemon theme song played by the right hand of the piano.
Pokemon Theme song for piano: the notes of the right hand.
Watch this video tutorial to learn how to play the notes of the song with your right hand on the piano.
Video tutorial of the notes to play with the right hand for the Pokemon Theme song.
Pokemon Theme: playing the notes with the left hand
Where to start?
We will do exactly the same with the left hand notes.
Start by playing the notes F and C to begin the left hand sequence:
F and C are the first notes of the left hand in the Pokemon Theme song.
The notes of the left hand
After you have found and played the notes F and C, you will have to play the rest of the song.
Play all the following notes in a row with your left hand:
F+C – C+G – F+C – C+G – G+R – F+C – A+C – F+C – F+C – C+G – F+C – C+G – G+D – F+C – A+C – F+C – G+D – F+C – G+D – A+C – G+D – F+C – A+C – F+C – G+D – F+C – G+D – A+C – G+D – F+C – F+C – A+C – F+C – F+C.
Play all these notes one after the other with your left hand to realize the accompaniment of the Pokemon theme song on the piano.
Pokemon Theme song for piano: the notes of the left hand.
Watch this tutorial video to see the notes to play with the left hand. This video takes all the notes we mentioned before and allows you to follow them in a more visual way.
Video tutorial of the left hand notes for the Pokemon Theme song.
You can now play the left and right hand of this famous song on the piano, congratulations!
Now we will see how to play it with both hands at the same time.
Pokemon Theme on the piano: playing the song with both hands
To play with both hands, you should take your time and go slowly. Indeed, the coordination of the hands is relatively difficult to achieve when you start playing the piano.
Play small part by small part, going slowly at first and gradually accelerating the rhythm.
Pokemon Theme on the piano: the notes of both hands.
This last video tutorial shows you the notes to play with both hands. Follow each note to play the entire song in the series.
If you have trouble keeping up, you can slow down the speed of the video or pause it to give yourself time to rest your fingers on your keyboard.
Note: on La Touche Musicale app, you don’t need to pause the song. The application waits for you until you play the right note.
Video tutorial to play the two hands notes of the Pokemon Theme song on piano.
Congratulations, you now know how to play one of the most famous anime songs in the world!
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Download the free piano sheet music of the Pokemon Theme song in PDF
In addition to offering you to learn this famous song on the piano, we thought it would also be interesting to offer you to download its score.
In this section, you will find a link to download the free piano sheet music of Pokemon Theme in PDF format. You will be able to print it and play it from anywhere.
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