Melrain

Youtube Playlist

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Google Drive

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Goal for this week

  • check points below on nuvole
  • scales
  • bar 6 RH, bar 8 LH jucaro

Long term goal

  • grade 6 2021

Notes 15 Dec

Chords: 4 3 for major, 3 and 4 for minor

Goal for holidays: Jucaro Rumba up to bar 12

Notes 8 Dec

Scales: add C harmonic minor

Jucaro

  • intensive work on RH this week
  • hands seperate up to 13

Notes 1 Dec

Nuvole

  • bar 1-4 are you counting?
  • bar 5-12, make sure hands come down at the same time. RH down to the bottom of the key quickly. LH strong
  • counting bar 21
  • bar 26 LH

Jucaro Rumba

  • bar 6 RH, bar 8 LH

Notes 24 Nov

Scales

Nuvole

  • when going soft, quick down to the bottom of the keybed
  • watch rhythm in bar 21 onwards, PHRASE HEAPS
  • try to play parts legato, even with pedal.
  • READING IS IMPORTANT FROM NOW ON!
  • Goal: bar 43-50

Jucaro

  • bar 4 RH, LH 1st page

Notes 17 Nov

Scales

  • Eb major
  • Go faster, 4 octaves

Nuvole Bianche

  • bar 13 no extra notes
  • rhythm in bar 21, important to check 4 lots of 3 quavers, count 123 123 123 123
  • bar 25, check notes here
  • bar 35, when managing LH, try to get on top of notes
  • Also, everything should be soft except
  • Pedal entire bars

Notes 10 Nov

Scales

  • print out try B major

Nuvole

  • first line, prioritise melody, floaty sound
  • don’t accent repeated notes, accent first beat of the bar
  • bar 9, check RH notes
  • bar 14, check LH carefully
  • 21, you can start heaps of phrasing
  • this week you can skip ahead to bar 35.

Notes 3 Nov

Nuvole

  • remember, the flats are B E A D
  • No specific learning goal this week, learn as much as you can

Scales

  • learn B major