Tara

Youtube Playlist

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLxU_OGndc5q8QVHeXikZIFKT2ooCoiyr8

Grade 6 Piano for Leisure Playlist

Google Drive

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1cEkmadKBjoJMFesoe7waLEH-SZMhk3a4?usp=sharing

Goal for this week

  • Pick a piece from the playlist
  • Focus on the technical aspects of Sincerely
  • G# harmonic minor

Long term goal

  • we’ll see

Notes 30 Nov

Scales: G# harmonic minor. Fx is F double sharp or ‘G’

Sincerely

  • bar 23, slow with correct timing then build
  • bar 1-8, LH articulation should be uniform. What should it be?
  • bar 22, cresc into RH for falling effect

  • bar 17, echo in RH is soft
  • as a start, a more forceful approach would be good for expression

Canon

  • phrase ALL lines
  • bar 25 phrase inner LH

Notes 23 Nov

Scale: Eb major

Sincerely

  • phrase with character
  • add pedal past bar 9

Canon

  • bar 1-8, LH legato
  • differentiate melody from accomp
  • phrase melody

Notes 16 Nov

  • Melody legato perfectly in 1-8, RH can stand out
  • lift hands exactly together
  • Watch out for rhythm bar 7-8

Notes 9 Nov

Scales

  • Have a go at some of the scales

Sincerely

  • Technical aspects, have a go at them one by one to not overwhelm yourself

Notes 3 Nov

Canon

  • identification of individual lines is critical to a good performance