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October 12th

 

1) Lesson Book - really work on keeping your hands above the black keys...

 

2) Theory Book - Non-Harmonic Tones

 

3) Chromatic Scale - keep on top these! (start with thumbs on middle D)

 

4) Scales & Arpeggios - Hands Together  (Start Lower)

 

    Chromatic Scale - hands separately, up and down then try together!

 

    C-Scale (no sharps)                                                 C-Arpeggio - (C, E, G)

    3-3-4-4-3-3  RH(1) LH(5)                                        no 4th finger -RH(1) LH(5)

    Am-Scale (no sharps) F# & G# up only                 Am-Arpeggio - (A, C, E)

    3-3-4-4-3-3  RH(1) LH(5)                                        no 4th finger -RH(1) LH(5)

    G-Scale (F#)                                                            G-Arpeggio - (G, B, D)

    3-3-4-4--3  RH(1) LH(5)                                          no 4th finger -RH(1) LH(5)

    Em-Scale (F#) C# & D# up only                             Em-Arpeggio - (E, G, B)

    3-3-4-4-3-3  RH(1) LH(5)                                        no 4th finger -RH(1) LH(5)

    D-Scale (F#, C#)                                                      D-Arpeggio - (D, F#, A)

    3-3-4-4-3-3  RH(1) LH(5)                                        no 4th finger -RH(1) LH(5)

    Bm-Scale (F#, C#) G# & A# up only                      Bm-Arpeggio - (B, D, F#)

    Groups of 2 (3rd) & 3 (4th) -RH(1) LH(4)               no 4th finger -RH(1) LH(5)

    A-Scale (F#, C#, G#)                                               A-Arpeggio - (A, C#, E)

    3-3-4-4-3-3  RH(1) LH(5)                                        no 4th finger -RH(1) LH(5)

     F#m-Scale (F#, C#, G#) D# & E# up only            F#m-Arpeggio - (F#, A, C#)

     3-3-4-4-3-3  RH(2) LH(4)  Going up                       no 4th or 5th finger -RH(3) LH(2)

     Groups of 2 (3rd) & 3 (4th) Going down

    E-Scale (F#, C#, G#, D#)                                        E-Arpeggio - (E, G#, B)

    3-3-4-4-3-3  RH(1) LH(5)                                        no 4th finger -RH(1) LH(5)

    C#m-Scale (F#, C#, G#, D#) A# & B# up only      C#m-Arpeggio - (C#, E, G#)

    Groups of 2 (3rd) & 3 (4th) - RH(2) LH(3)                 no 4th or 5th finger -RH(3) LH(2)

    B-Scale (F#, C#, G#, D#, A#) also Cb                    B-Arpeggio - (B, D#, F#)

    2 Black (3rd) & 3 black (4th) -RH(1) LH(4)             no 4th finger -RH(1) LH(5)

     (*always the lower white key)

     *also Cb  (Bb, Eb, Ab, Db, Gb, Cb, Fb)

     G#m-Scale (F#, C#, G#, D#, A#) Fx & E#           G#m-Arpeggio - (G#, B, D#)

     Groups of 2 (3rd) & 3 (4th) RH(3) LH(3)                no 4th or 5th finger -RH(3) LH(2)

     *also Abm  (Bb, Eb, Ab, Db, Gb, Cb)

    F#-Scale (F#, C#, G#, D#, A#, E#) also Gb            F#-Arpeggio - (F#, A#, C#)

    2 Black (3rd) & 3 black (4th) -RH(2) LH(4)            no 4th finger -RH(1) LH(5)

     (*white keys alternate)

     *also Gb  (Bb, Eb, Ab, Db, Gb, Cb)

     D#m-Scale (F#, C#, G#, D#, A#, E#B# & Cx      D#m-Arpeggio - (D#, F#, A#)

     Groups of 2 (2nd) & 3 (4th) -RH(3) LH(2)            no 4th or 5th -RH(1) LH(5)

     C# Scale (F#, C#, G#, D#, A#, E#, B#) also Db     C#-Arpeggio - (C#, E#, G#)

    2 Black (3rd) & 3 black (4th) RH(2) LH(3)              no 4th & 5th finger - RH(3) LH(2)

     (*always the upper white key)                                  Thumb always on the white key

     *also Db  (Bb, Eb, Ab, Db, Gb)                               Remember your 3 notes!

     A#m-Scale (F#, C#, G#, D#, A#, E#, B#Fx & Gx   A#m-Arpeggio - (A#, C#, E#)

     Groups of 2 (2nd) & 3 (4th) -RH(4) LH(2)              no 4th or 5th -RH(2) LH(3)

     *Always go the upper white key up and down

     *also Bbm  (Bb, Eb, Ab, Db, Gb)

     F-Scale (Bb)                                                            F-Arpeggio - (F, A, C)

     2 Black (3rd) & 3 black (4th) RH(1) LH(5)              no 4th finger RH(1) LH(5)

     Dm-Scale (Bb)  B & C# up only                         Dm-Arpeggio - (D, F, A)

     3-3-4-4-3-3  RH(1) LH(5)                                       no 4th finger -RH(1) LH(5)

      Bb-Scale (Bb, Eb)                                                   Bb-Arpeggio - (Bb, D, F)

     *Also when one hand is on 3 the other is on 4         no 4th or 5th RH(3) LH(3)

     *Always go under a black NOT a white key            *3 finger is always on Bb

     Gm-Scale (Bb, Eb)  E & F# up only                   Gm-Arpeggio - (G, Bb, D)

     3-3-4-4-3-3  RH(1) LH(5)                                       no 4th finger -RH(1) LH(5)

     Eb-Scale (Bb, Eb, Ab)                                            Eb-Arpeggio - (Eb, G, Bb)

     Groups of 2 (3rd) & 3 (4th) -RH(3) LH(3)              no 4th or 5th -RH(3) LH(2)

     (*always the upper white key)  

     Cm-Scale (Bb, Eb, Ab)  A & B up only           Cm-Arpeggio - (C, Eb, G)

     3-3-4-4-3-3  RH(1) LH(5)                                       no 4th finger -RH(1) LH(5)

     Ab-Scale (Bb, Eb, Ab, Db) RH(3) LH(3)               Ab-Arpeggio - (Ab, C, Eb)

     4-4-3-3-4-4  up THEN 3-3-4-4-3-3 going down     no 4th or 5th -RH(3) LH(2)

     *always the upper white key & the pattern on the way down start immediately

     Fm-Scale (Bb, Eb, Ab, Db) D & E up only      Fm-Arpeggio - (F, Ab, C)

     Groups of 2 (3rd) & 3 (4th)  RH(1) LH(5)               no 4th finger -RH(1) LH(5)

     *always the upper white key

 

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