Preparatory B (from 3 to 5). Lesson 22
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I hope you enjoy teaching your child at home. Moreover, I hope now you understand better that building skills gradually is very important for your child.
We don't eat dessert before soup, right? We don't learn how to dance before learning how to keep balance.
Today I will tell you how this common sense rules apply to learning piano for your child's attention.
Physical and Super-structural Problems in Teaching Piano
In piano performance, onomatopoeic (voice) memory, the ability to see the notes, create sounds, hear oneself properly, distribute visual focus, control hands, fingers, and the force of impact represent physical problems.
The ability to evaluate sound and one’s own performance, think figuratively, perform creatively, enjoy performing – represent super-structural problems. This is exactly why we have to develop skills from simple to more advanced.
The LMZ file for the complete Hanon # 1 exercise is here
Add it to your library and try it yourself. Encourage your child to play a few bars over the notes, but don't force him/her to!
A video sample of playing Hanon #1 with 2 hands from our Academy student:
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Have your child sing each note. It will be possible to do this only when the child is comfortable with the module.
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1. "Ode to Joy" - learn to play the piece with the TEACHING VIDEOS
With a metronome:
2. Favorite Classic 1: "Musette" - learn to play on R3, L3 and P3
3. 3. Music Sight-Reading/ТEASER: II Part of the Dvořák Symphony No 9 "New World" R3, L3 и P3
Continue to find on the Internet the performance of Largo - II movement of Dvořák's Symphony "From the New World" and listen to the different interpretations.
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