Kyra

Youtube Playlist

Link: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLxU_OGndc5q-ctYPLQXPzCsbRfdtuoVlg

Google Drive

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1zuSHNTcPxxx7uvtZyYh0htLTb5XOAVSd?usp=sharing

Goal for this week

  • Scales need to be in time like a clock
  • Ex PA left hand

Long term goal

  • none yet

Notes 20 Jan

Do Ex PA LH

Tempo di Minutetto

  • line by line practice
  • curved fingers
  • aim for good sound with all legato

Notes 13 Jan

Excercise PA

  • needs correct fingering
  • Make sure the notes go in the right direction
  • Try Ex PA right hand again

Scales

  • continue with same scales
  • make sure LH is in blue numbers

Mini toccata

  • dynamics and rhythm/speed this week

Theme

  • right hand loud, LH soft

Pick list B as wel

Notes 6 Jan

Scales

  • make sure LH is blue letters

Do Excercise PA

Mini Toccata

  • bar 3 is in wrong spot
  • bar 8 is in the wrong spot
  • fix notes in bar 12

Notes 15 Dec

Scales: Do all scales

Theme

  • see wrong notes chart

Mini toccata

  • always check where notes are with note chart

Notes 8 Dec

Scales: go up to E natural minor

Notes 1 Dec

New Scale: G major. LH scales need more work in general

Mini toccata: present next week

Theme

  • bar 7 LH, make sure C is in the right spot
  • before any expressive details come in, it must be technically proficient. This is best done by line by line playing. 10x play each line until good.

Notes 24 Nov

New scale: A harmonic minor

Theme

  • bar 4, check LH note direction
  • bar 7, LH, check direction
  • try one line at a time, without gaps. Start VERY SLOW without gaps, then speed up
  • this is the sole goal for this week, do line by line. a

Notes 17 Nov

Keep going with C major and A natural minor

Theme

  • last bar, remove bottom note of chord
  • there are some notes in the wrong position: see picture below for circled notes

Notes 10 Nov

New Scale: A natural minor. Same fingering, different notes

Theme

  • You will need to check LH directions this week
  • Practice this week to get it faster
  • You’re on the right track!

Notes 3 Nov

Theme

  • Keep reading!
  • Listen to the recording and see whether you can make it sound the same
  • Play Note Rush to improve your reading

Scales

  • Do C major. Try to get finger numbers correct. One octave.