It Is Well With My Soul Piano Notes – Easy Tutorial

In this easy tutorial, you will learn how to play the hymn, It Is Well With My Soul, commonly called When Peace Like A River. This tutorial is for absolute beginners and NOT for advanced players. You will learn how to play the melody of this song with your right hand and an easy left hand part. This is the perfect kind of song for someone who is just starting out on piano and keyboard. Watch me play the song and follow my lead.

There are two easy tutorials to choose from. The first one is at regular speed, the second one is at sixty percent of the speed, and in the third tutorial, we take a look at the melody of the song only at regular and slow tempo. Have fun learning how to play the song and please be sure to leave me a comment below.

Video 1 – It Is Well With My Soul Easy Piano Tutorial

Here’s video 1. The song is at normal speed.

It Is Well With My Soul (When Peace Like A River) Right Hand Piano Notes

Here are the notes for the melody of the song.

G G F E E D E F A G F E
When peace, like a river, attendeth my way,
G C C B A G F# G
When sorrows like sea billows roll;
G C C B A A A D D C B
Whatever my lot, Thou hast taught me to say,
G G C C C C B B C
It is well, it is well with my soul.

Refrain:

G G G D F E
It is well (it is well)
G G G D F E
With my soul (with my soul),
E G A A C C B B C
It is well, it is well with my soul.

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Video 2 – It Is Well With My Soul Slow, Easy Piano Tutorial

Here’s a slower version of this tutorial.

 

It Is Well With My Soul Left Hand Piano Notes

C C E F G C
When peace, like a river, attendeth my way,
A D G B
When sorrows like sea billows roll;
C F D F# G
Whatever my lot, Thou hast taught me to say,
C F G C
It is well, it is well with my soul.

Refrain:

G C G C
It is well (it is well) with my soul (with my soul),
F A G C
It is well, it is well with my soul.

Video 3

In this video, we take a look at the melody of the song only, at regular and slow speed.

Thanks for learning to play this hymn with yours truly, Mantius Cazaubon.  To take your playing to the next level, learn about the Piano For All course here. All the best to you. Keep practicing.

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