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Stephen W

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December 16th (Claudia First 12/23)

0) Dancing on the Ceiling - Melody on top of chord

1) Lesson Book - pg. 2-5

2) Recital Book - WEEK OFF

3) Theory Book - pg. 2-3 (back cover of Book 5)

4) Essentials of Music Theory - pg. 73

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

     stop the skipping

    WITH METRONOME AT 70 for triplets

    C-Scale (no sharps) 4 Octaves                               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)

    3-3-4-4-3-3  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      F#m-Arpeggio - (F#, A, C#)

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

     *when you get to the 2 white keys go to the lower one....

    *Cb-Scale (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)

    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)

     *when you get to the 2 white keys go to low then high THEY ALTERNATE....

     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)

     *when you get to the 2 white keys go to high then low THEY ALTERNATE....

     *also Ebm  (Bb, Eb, Ab, Db, Gb)

    *Gb-Scale (Bb, Eb, Ab, Db, Gb, Cb)

     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 3rd or 5th -RH(4) LH(2)

    *Db-Scale (Bb, Eb, Ab, Db, Gb)                             

     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)

     Groups of 2 (3rd) & 3 (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, G, Eb)

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

       *on a black go under 

     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)

     *Hands Separately - 4th is a white key

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

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

     Ab-Scale (Bb, Eb, Ab, Db)                                     Ab-Arpeggio - (Ab, C, Eb)

     4-4-3-3-4-4 then 3-3-4-4-3-3 -RH(3) LH(3)           no 3rd or 5th -RH(4) LH(2)

     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)

     *when you get to the 2 white keys go to the higher one....