Yen Zin

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23 June


  • 4th finger rule, 4th finger only happens once an octave
  • at least two pages of scales, but more if you can 🙂


  • watch for articulation
    • when it is slurred, connect
    • when not slurred, non-legato
    • triangle wedges are staccatissimo, but pretty much just means staccato
  • bar 27, B, E and A flat

16 June


  • additional ornaments, see on page
  • see wrong notes written on page today
    • watch RH bar 9
    • watch RH bar 22
  • continue to kee LH soft

Ex 5A

  • wrong LH in bar 7

Ex 5C this week

Begin scale: B major

Requirements to finish grade 5 without an exam:

  • 4 pieces
  • all scales and ex
  • then we’re good to move, if you don’t want to do exam

9 June

Wistful Prelude – new

  • phrasing, following the natural flow of music up and down and going soft and loud
  • add pedal

Technical work: Ex 5A

2 June


  • make sure LH is soft
  • makes it lighter and jumpy