Preparatory A (from 2+). Lesson 42
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Today in our Pedagogy class we are going to learn, how attention of toddlers spending its energy on pressing the key.
Preparatory Activities for Development of Attention Span and the Strength of Impact Force
Pressing the key.
This seemingly simple action is also composed of a number of physical components. Thus, if you ask the beginner to press a tighter piano key, the sound will be weak and muted.
For the student’s attention to be entirely focused on pressing the key, he should not be distracted by his search for it. With little knowledge of piano geography, forcing attention to focus on deciding how hard (“to sink into the key”) to press the key is the major cause for student’s hand muscle clamping.
A decision of how hard to press the key is an objective physical problem. It is important to remember that the hand of a child is still developing and the instrument with the “tight” keyboard can distract him from the study of piano geography. If your toddler's attention is not ready to work with the impact force, the time delay on the Gentle Piano timer will increase. It is important to always watch the timer and try not to exceed the “normal temperature” of this “thermometer.”
The next steps of development will be: the ability to play staccato, legato, and non-legato; the ability to play softly, loudly as well as to use creative touch.
1. Practice to play C (DO) Major up and down back to Middle DO.
2. Repeat all of the previous exercises
3. Make sure to provide videos of your child playing all the exercises for graduation Diploma
Keep practicing Fruit Lines for 1-3 minutes. Write the result down
Keep practicing all the piano pieces and recording your and your toddler's performer for your graduation papers.
You also may like to try the following piano pieces from the Introductory Songs are: Happy Birthday, Hot Cross Buns, French Song, Jingle Bells. Keep practicing the TEASERS from classical master pieces.
For parents: If you are interested in learning more advanced version of the Canon in D, please find the piece in 9.0 Classical Masterpieces
Sincerely yours, Hellene Hiner.
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