Preparatory C (from 5+). Lesson 45
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Today in our Pedagogy class we are going to learn, how attention of early learners spending its energy on pressing the key.
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. We repeat the game of triads in C Major and C Minor. We play triads with a metronome at a slow pace.
We repeat each triad three times with the right and three times with the left hand separately.
Key layout map in C major
and C minor triad:
If possible, repeat all other previously learned exercises.
Acquaintance with the fourth letter from the "Kingdom of Tune" Security guard:
a trip for the briefcase of the Princess.
Acquaintance with the II degree of the mode in C Major
Acquaintance with melodic and harmonic intervals on the example of Dominant and Tonic seconds. Game skill.
Acquaintance with a part of the dominant seventh chord in C Major. Game skill.
Consolidation of the concept of Tonic Quinta. Game skill
Acquaintance with Ganon's exercise No. 1. Game skill.
Video example 1 of working with the fourth letter:
Video example 2 of working with the fourth letter:
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1. Gentle Piano® - Album Favorite Classic 1 - For execution - Ode to Joy: R - RH, L - LH и P - PH
We continue to learn the play by heart. Sing the right hand solfeggio melody like cartoon characters from the lesson before last. This will help you memorize the music faster.
Be sure to play each hand 2 times and check the number of errors and the time gap.
Try to make a minimum of mistakes with a minimum delay of time.
2. Gentle Piano®- Reading from a sheet. First Steps: German Dance
Playing R, L and P on 2, 4, 5, 6
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