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Performance Pieces (Current)


CM Technical Requirements (Preparatory Level) (4:00 to perform)
MAJOR & MINOR 5-FINGER PATTERNS & TRIADS
(min. qn=66)
SCALES CADENCES/CHORD PROGRESSIONS
_F_   _C_   _G_
_D_   _A_   _E_ Major

_f_   _c_   _g_
_d_   _a_   _e_ minor

8th notes

Five-finger patterns
up and down;
Triads broken,
up and down
& blocked
HT
_C_   _G_   Major
tetrachord or
scale form

quarter note = 1 octave
HS or HT
_C_   _G_ Major

I - V - I in root position
or use common tone

HT
      ***All Elements in a row! (qn=80)
Ear Training: Preparatory Level (test)


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)


Performance Pieces (Current)
Czerny: Play-along: The Mermaid (qn=72)
Czerny: Play-along: The Mermaid (qn=82)
Czerny: Play-along: The Mermaid (qn=92)
Czerny: Play-along: The Mermaid (qn=102)


Turk: Play-along: Carefree (qn=80)
Turk: Play-along: Carefree (qn=88)
Turk: Play-along: Carefree (qn=108)
Turk: Play-along: Carefree (qn=120)
Turk: Play-along: Carefree (qn=140)




Lesson Books (Current)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 12 Ferris Wheel (student part, qn=72)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 12 Ferris Wheel (student part, qn=92)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 12 Ferris Wheel (both parts, qn=92)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 12 Ferris Wheel (both parts, qn=109)


Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 11 Sailing in the Sun (qn=66)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 11 Sailing in the Sun (qn=76)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 11 Sailing in the Sun (qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 11 Sailing in the Sun (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 11 Sailing in the Sun (qn=160)


Performance Books (Current)


Performance Pieces - other (Current)


Performance Pieces (Current)


Theory Books (Current)
Faber and Faber: Primer Level 2nd Ed - page 21 A Twenty-Second Royal Song (both parts, qn=60)
Faber and Faber: Primer Level 2nd Ed - page 21 A Twenty-Second Royal Song (both parts, qn=88)


Popular Repertoire Books (Current)


Lesson Books (Current) (non-Faber books)




Past links...


Lesson Books (prior)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer 2nd Ed - page 70 The Bugle Boys (student part, qn=60)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer 2nd Ed - page 70 The Bugle Boys (student part, qn=80)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer 2nd Ed - page 70 The Bugle Boys (student part, qn=100)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer 2nd Ed - page 70 The Bugle Boys (student part, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer 2nd Ed - page 70 The Bugle Boys (both parts, qn=120)


Faber and Faber: Level Primer 2nd Ed - page 69 Princess or Monster? (student part, qn=60)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer 2nd Ed - page 69 Princess or Monster? (mm1-4 2x, student part, qn=70)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer 2nd Ed - page 69 Princess or Monster? (student part, qn=70)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer 2nd Ed - page 69 Princess or Monster? (student part, qn=80)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer 2nd Ed - page 69 Princess or Monster? (student part, qn=100)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer 2nd Ed - page 69 Princess or Monster? (both parts, qn=80)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer 2nd Ed - page 54 Elephant Ride (student part, qn=66)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer 2nd Ed - page 54 Elephant Ride (student part, qn=76)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer 2nd Ed - page 54 Elephant Ride (student part, qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer 2nd Ed - page 53 Allegro (student part, qn=66)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer 2nd Ed - page 53 Allegro (student part, qn=76)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer 2nd Ed - page 53 Allegro (student part, qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer 2nd Ed - page 52 Hey, Hey, Look at Me! (student part, qn=66)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer 2nd Ed - page 52 Hey, Hey, Look at Me! (student part, qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer 2nd Ed - page 52 Hey, Hey, Look at Me! (student part, qn=110)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer 2nd Ed - page 52 Hey, Hey, Look at Me! (both parts, qn=110)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer 2nd Ed - page 49 Russian Folk Song (student part, qn=60)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer 2nd Ed - page 49 Russian Folk Song (student part, qn=80)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer 2nd Ed - page 49 Russian Folk Song (student part, qn=100)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer 2nd Ed - page 49 Russian Folk Song (student part, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer 2nd Ed - page 48 Rodeo (student part, qn=60)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer 2nd Ed - page 48 Rodeo (student part, qn=84)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer 2nd Ed - page 48 Rodeo (both parts, qn=84)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer 2nd Ed - page 47 Petite Minuet (student part, qn=66)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer 2nd Ed - page 47 Petite Minuet (student part, qn=80)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer 2nd Ed - page 47 Petite Minuet (student part, qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer 2nd Ed - page 47 Petite Minuet (student part, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer 2nd Ed - page 22 Old MacDonald Had A Song (student part, qn=60)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer 2nd Ed - page 22 Old MacDonald Had A Song (student part, qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer 2nd Ed - page 22 Old MacDonald Had A Song (both parts, qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer 2nd Ed - page 22 Old MacDonald Had A Song (student part, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer 2nd Ed - page 22 Old MacDonald Had A Song (both parts, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer (Book A) - page 70 Wish I Were A Fish (student part, qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level Primer (Book A) - page 70 Wish I Were A Fish (both parts, qn=88)


Theory Books (Prior)


Performance Books (Prior)


Performance Pieces (Prior)


Other




Here are some VIDEO clips to check out...

BRAND/SOURCE TITLE LENGTH
Science Channel: How It's Made - Pianos 9:40
Kawai: Making Of A Kawai Grand Piano, Part 1 9:17
Steinway: The Making of a Steinway -
A Steinway & Sons Factory Tour Narrated by John Steinway
8:33
Baldwin: The Making Of A Baldwin Piano Video: Pianos Made In America 7:23
Schimmel: Schimmel Pianos - made in Braunschweig 19:49





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