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Performance Books (Current)
Faber and Faber: Level 1A - page 30, The S. F. Trolley (qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level 1A - page 30, The S. F. Trolley (qn=120) *****
Faber and Faber: Level 1A - page 30, The S. F. Trolley (qn=144)
Faber and Faber: Level 1A - page 30, The S. F. Trolley (qn=180)


CERTIFICATE OF MERIT


CM Performance Pieces (Current)
Speer: Play-a-long: Gavotte (qn=80) ****
Speer: Play-a-long: Gavotte (qn=92) ****
Speer: Play-a-long: Gavotte (qn=120) ***
Speer: Play-a-long: Gavotte (hn=80)
Speer: Gavotte (CD, hn=~80)


Rousseau: Play-a-long: The Village Prophet (qn=92) ****
Rousseau: Play-a-long: The Village Prophet (qn=152) ***
Rousseau: The Village Prophet (CD, qn=~168)


CM Technical Requirements (Level 2) (4:00 to perform)
SCALES (min. qn=69) CADENCES/CHORD
PROGRESSIONS
CHORDS
G Major   D Major
one octave, then two octaves

d natural minor / d harmonic minor
a natural minor / a harmonic minor
e natural minor / e harmonic minor
one octave
G Major   D Major
I - IV - I - V(7) - I
use the common tone

d minor   a minor   e minor
i - iv - i - V(7) - i
use the common tone

G Major   D Major
root position
and inversions
blocked, up and down

_G_   _D_
Major, minor
diminished, Augmented
triads, root position

     All Elements in a row! ****
Ear Training: Level 2





Lesson Books (Current)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 27 This Is Not Jingle Bells (qn=140)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 26 Traffic Jam 2nds (qn=140)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 25 The Juggler (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 25 The Juggler (qn=140)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 25 The Juggler (qn=160)


Popular Repertoire Books (Current)


Performance Pieces (Current)



Past Links...


CM Technical Requirements (Level 1)
5-Finger Pattern: B Major (qn=69), (qn=108)
5-Finger Pattern: B minor (qn=69), (qn=108)
5-Finger Pattern: F# Major (qn=69), (qn=108)
5-Finger Pattern: F# minor (qn=69), (qn=108)
5-Finger Pattern: Db Major (qn=69), (qn=108)
5-Finger Pattern: Db minor (qn=69), (qn=108)
5-Finger Pattern: Ab Major (qn=69), (qn=108)
5-Finger Pattern: Ab minor (qn=69), (qn=108)
5-Finger Pattern: Eb Major (qn=69), (qn=108)
5-Finger Pattern: Eb minor (qn=69), (qn=108)
5-Finger Pattern: Bb Major (qn=69), (qn=108)
5-Finger Pattern: Bb minor (qn=69), (qn=108)
Scale: F Major (qn=69)
Cadence: F Major, Half (I-V, qn=69)
Cadence: F Major, Half (IV-V, qn=69)
Cadence: F Major, Authentic (qn=69)
Cadence: F Major, Plagal (qn=69)

Scale: C Major (qn=69)
Cadence: C Major, Half (I-V, qn=69)
Cadence: C Major, Half (IV-V, qn=69)
Cadence: C Major, Authentic (qn=69)
Cadence: C Major, Plagal (qn=69)

Scale: G Major (qn=69)
Cadence: G Major, Half (I-V, qn=69)
Cadence: G Major, Half (IV-V, qn=69)
Cadence: G Major, Authentic (qn=69)
Cadence: G Major, Plagal (qn=69)

Scale: D Major (qn=69)
Cadence: D Major, Half (I-V, qn=69)
Cadence: D Major, Half (IV-V, qn=69)
Cadence: D Major, Authentic (qn=69)
Cadence: D Major, Plagal (qn=69)

Scale: d natural minor (qn=69)
Scale: a natural minor (qn=69)

ALL ELEMENTS IN A ROW! (qn=66) (9:05)
ALL ELEMENTS IN A ROW! (qn=108) (5:33)


CM Technical Requirements (Preparatory Level)
5-Finger Pattern: F Major (qn=66), (qn=80), (qn=108)
5-Finger Pattern: f minor (qn=66), (qn=80), (qn=108)
5-Finger Pattern: C Major (qn=66), (qn=80), (qn=108)
5-Finger Pattern: c minor (qn=66), (qn=80), (qn=108)
5-Finger Pattern: G Major (qn=66), (qn=80), (qn=108)
5-Finger Pattern: g minor (qn=66), (qn=80), (qn=108)
5-Finger Pattern: D Major (qn=66), (qn=80), (qn=108)
5-Finger Pattern: d minor (qn=66), (qn=80), (qn=108)
5-Finger Pattern: A Major (qn=66), (qn=80), (qn=108)
5-Finger Pattern: a minor (qn=66), (qn=80), (qn=108)
5-Finger Pattern: E Major (qn=66), (qn=80), (qn=108)
5-Finger Pattern: e minor (qn=66), (qn=80), (qn=108)
Scale: C Major and I-V-I (qn=66), (qn=80), (qn=108)
Scale: G Major and I-V-I (qn=66), (qn=80), (qn=108)

ALL ELEMENTS IN A ROW! (qn=66) (4:22)

ALL ELEMENTS IN A ROW! (qn=80) (3:36)
ALL ELEMENTS IN A ROW! (qn=108) (2:40)
ALL ELEMENTS IN A ROW! (qn=120) (2:24)


Lesson Books (Prior)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 24 Paper Airplane (student part, qn=96)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 24 Paper Airplane (both parts, qn=96)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 23 Mozart's Five Names (qn=140)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 22 C's Rock (qn=???)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 21 Li'l Liza Jane (qn=???)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 20 The Lonely Pine (qn=???)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 19 Half-Time Show (qn=???)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 17 Young Hunter (qn=???)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 16 Classic Dance (qn=???)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 15 The Haunted Mouse (qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 14 Mexican Jumping Beans (qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 12 Ferris Wheel (both parts, qn=92)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 11 Sailing in the Sun (student part, qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 08 Firefly (student part, qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 08 Firefly (both parts, qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 08 Firefly (student part, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 08 Firefly (both parts, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 08 Firefly (teacher part, qn=120)
Faber and Faber Primer Level, p. 60 - _______________________ (qn=88)
Faber and Faber Primer Level, p. 59 - Bells of Great Britain (qn=88)
Faber and Faber Primer Level, p. 59 - Bells of Great Britain (qn=120)
Faber and Faber Primer Level, p. 58 - All My Friends (student part, qn=88)
Faber and Faber Primer Level, p. 58 - All My Friends (student part, qn=120)
Faber and Faber Primer Level, p. 58 - All My Friends (both parts, qn=120)
Faber and Faber Primer Level, p. 58 - All My Friends (bass and drums, qn=120)
Faber and Faber Primer Level, p. 58 - All My Friends (bass and drums, qn=130)
Faber and Faber Primer Level, p. 56 - Lemonade Stand (student part, qn=88)
Faber and Faber Primer Level, p. 56 - Lemonade Stand (student part, qn=120)
Faber and Faber Primer Level, p. 55 - Lemonade Stand (both parts, qn=120)
Faber and Faber Primer Level, p. 55 - Grandmother (student part, qn=88)
Faber and Faber Primer Level, p. 55 - Grandmother (student part, qn=120)
Faber and Faber Primer Level, p. 55 - Grandmother (both parts, qn=120)


Faber and Faber Primer Level, p. 44 - Rodeo (student part, qn=84)
Faber and Faber Primer Level, p. 44 - Rodeo (both parts, qn=84)
Faber and Faber Primer Level, p. 44 - Rodeo (student part, qn=120)
Faber and Faber Primer Level, p. 44 - Rodeo (both parts, qn=120)
Faber and Faber Primer Level, p. 43 - Petite Minuet (student part, qn=120)
Faber and Faber Primer Level, p. 43 - Petite Minuet (both parts, qn=120)
Faber and Faber Primer Level, p. 42 - Let's Play Ball! (student part, qn=120)
Faber and Faber Primer Level, p. 42 - Let's Play Ball! (both parts, qn=120)


Performance Books (Prior)
Faber and Faber: Primer Level - page 15, Rex, The Tyrannasaurus (student part, qn=92)
Faber and Faber: Primer Level - page 15, Rex, The Tyrannasaurus (both parts, qn=92)
Faber and Faber: Primer Level - page 20, Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star (student part, qn=76)
Faber and Faber: Primer Level - page 20, Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star (both parts, qn=76)


Performance Pieces (Prior)
-----------: Play-along: Elaheye Naz (qn=92)
-----------: Elaheye Naz (YouTube: qn=~89)
Frackenpohl: Play-a-long: Air For Southpaw (RH only, qn=96)
Frackenpohl: Play-a-long: Air For Southpaw (LH only, qn=96)
Frackenpohl: Play-a-long: Air For Southpaw (qn=82)
Frackenpohl: Play-a-long: Air For Southpaw (qn=102) ***
Frackenpohl: Play-a-long: Air For Southpaw (qn=135)
Frackenpohl: Air For Southpaw (from CD, qn=~135)


Praetorius: Play-a-long: Old German Dance (1st half, qn=69)
Praetorius: Play-a-long: Old German Dance (RH only 2nd half, qn=88)
Praetorius: Play-a-long: Old German Dance (LH only 2nd half, qn=88)
Praetorius: Play-a-long: Old German Dance (qn=69)
Praetorius: Play-a-long: Old German Dance (qn=88)
Praetorius: Play-a-long: Old German Dance (qn=100) *****
Praetorius: Play-a-long: Old German Dance (qn=120)
Praetorius: Play-a-long: Old German Dance (qn=140)
Praetorius: Play-a-long: Old German Dance (qn=160)
Praetorius: Play-a-long: Old German Dance (qn=210)
Praetorius: Old German Dance (from CD, qn=~210)


Anoushirvan Rohani: Play-a-long: Gole Sangam (short version) (qn=50)
Anoushirvan Rohani: Play-a-long: Gole Sangam (short version) (qn=72)


Turk: Carefree (from CD)
Turk: Play-a-long: Carefree (qn=80)
Turk: Play-a-long: Carefree (qn=108)


Turk: Determination (from CD)
Turk: Play-a-long: Determination, R.H. only (qn=80)
Turk: Play-a-long: Determination, R.H. only (qn=92)
Turk: Play-a-long: Determination, L.H. only (qn=80)
Turk: Play-a-long: Determination, L.H. only (qn=92)


Turk: Play-a-long: Determination (mm1-6 only 6x, qn=66)
Turk: Play-a-long: Determination (2nd line only 6x, qn=66)
Turk: Play-a-long: Determination (qn=66)
Turk: Play-a-long: Determination, mm1-2 only 6x (qn=92) to memorize
Turk: Play-a-long: Determination, mm1-4 only 6x (qn=92) to memorize
Turk: Play-a-long: Determination, mm1-6 only 6x (qn=92) to memorize
Turk: Play-a-long: Determination, mm1-end only 6x (qn=92) to memorize
Turk: Play-a-long: Determination (qn=92)




Here are some VIDEO clips to check out...

ARTIST TITLE STYLE
Kawai:Making A Piano
Mason & Hamlin:Making A Piano





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