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Feel like playing some samba rhythms on the piano? Learn how to play "Alma e Coração" with this piano tutorial!

"Alma e Coração" ("Soul and Heart") is the official theme song for Rio 2016, the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). The song was recorded by Brazilian samba super star Thiaguinho together with the rapper Projota.

Can you hear the Olympic spirit in this mix of samba and rap? You can certainly see it in the song’s music video, which features four young athletes (Antonio, Eva, Rayssa and Felipe) perfoming at their best - from swimming to boxing!

The song’s lyrics are all about values that matter in sports - such as perseverance and effort. It starts like this:

"I know what I want in this life, and nothing comes easy, brother Without sweat what we can accomplish comes to nothing It's always time to make something better happen And your time will come."

We hope you will find this tutorial useful for learning the song! Make sure to check out the tutorial on our website (just follow the link at the top of this description) - you can choose between an easy version for beginners, and one that’s a bit more challenging (for more experienced players).

If you have an iOS or Android device, check out our free App! Just follow the links at the bottom. We have a ton of great features to offer, for example you can change the speed, learn hands individually, we tell you which fingers to use on which key, when to push the sustain pedal, and much more… You can even transpose a song to a different key it you want to sing along!

Here's a direct link to the “Alma e Coracao” piano tutorial on our website: http://bit.ly/2aAS337

You can also request a song on our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/OnlinePianist

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