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Daily Warm-ups
Daily Warm-ups: Technical Exercises and Scales
Lesson Books (Current)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.52 - New World Symphony Theme (qn=88, 100)


Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.51 - Lazy Chord Blues (qn=84)


Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.49 - Hey, Ho, Nobody Home (qn=60)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.49 - Hey, Ho, Nobody Home (qn=80)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.49 - Hey, Ho, Nobody Home (qn=92)


Traditional Melody: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.46 - This Is My Planet Earth (qn=80)


Persian Pieces (Current)


Performance Pieces - Other (Current)
-------: Play-a-long: Gole Goldoone Man (qn=88)
-------: Play-a-long: Gole Goldoone Man (qn=120)
-------: Play-a-long: Gole Goldoone Man (qn=140)
-------: Play-a-long: Gole Goldoone Man (qn=210)
-------: Gole Goldoone Man (Simin Ghanem)


------- Play-along: Ey Iran (qn=60, 1st page only)
------- Play-along: Ey Iran (qn=66, 1st page only)
------- Play-along: Ey Iran (qn=60)
------- Play-along: Ey Iran (qn=108)
------- Ey Iran (qn=108)
------- Ey Iran (sung by Mario Taghadossi) (qn=101)


Persian Wedding Song Mobarak Baad (starting at measure 41, dq=52)
Mobarak Baad (dq=52)
Mobarak Baad (dq=60)
Mobarak Baad (dq=76)


Mobarak Baad (mp3 of boy on YouTube) (.mp3 file)
Mobarak Baad (student on YouTube)
Mobarak Baad (mp3 of student on YouTube) (.mp3 file)
Mobarak Baad (dance track on YouTube)
Mobarak Baad (mp3 of dance track YouTube) (.mp3 file)


------- Play-a-long: Soltane Ghalba (mm8-13 4x, qn=88)
------- Play-a-long: Soltane Ghalba (mm18-33, qn=88)
------- Play-a-long: Soltane Ghalba (mm18-33, qn=108)
------- Play-a-long: Soltane Ghalba (qn=88)
------- Play-a-long: Soltane Ghalba (qn=108) (2:40)
------- Play-a-long: Soltane Ghalba (mm59-67 4x, qn=120) DO FIRST ***
------- Play-a-long: Soltane Ghalba (qn=120) DO SECOND(2:24)
------- Play-a-long: Soltane Ghalba (qn=132) DO THIRD (2:11)
------- Play-a-long: Soltane Ghalba (qn=160) (1:48)
------- Soltane Ghalba (from YouTube)


Ma'roufi, Javad Play-a-long: Khabha-ye Tala'i ("Golden Dreams") (dq=40)
Ma'roufi, Javad Play-a-long: Khabha-ye Tala'i ("Golden Dreams") (dq=60)
Ma'roufi, Javad Play-a-long: Khabha-ye Tala'i ("Golden Dreams") (dq=60)...more current play-along
Ma'roufi, Javad Khabha-ye Tala'i ("Golden Dreams")


--------- Play-a-long: Chera Nemiraghsi (qn=xxx)
---------: Chera Nemiraghsi (qn=xxx)


--------- Play-a-long: Mara Beboos (qn=xxx)
---------: Mara Beboos (qn=xxx)


Theory Books (Current)
Faber and Faber: Theory book, Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.23 - Here Comes the Band! (student part, qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Theory book, Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.23 - Here Comes the Band! (student part, qn=126)
Faber and Faber: Theory book, Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.23 - Here Comes the Band! (both parts, qn=126)
Faber and Faber: Theory book, Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.23 - Here Comes the Band! (student part, hn=100)
Faber and Faber: Theory book, Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.23 - Here Comes the Band! (both parts, hn=100)


Other Pieces (Current)
Williams: Play-a-long: Star Wars Medley - Main Title Theme only (qn=88)
Williams: Play-a-long: Star Wars Medley - Cantina Theme only (qn=88)
Williams: Play-a-long: Star Wars Medley - Princess Leia's Theme only (qn=88)
Williams: Play-a-long: Star Wars Medley - Imperial March Theme only (qn=88)
Williams: Play-a-long: Star Wars Medley (qn=88)
Williams: Play-a-long: Star Wars Medley (qn=92)



Past links...
Lesson Books (Prior)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.44 - Deck the Keys (qn=104)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.44 - Deck the Keys (qn=126)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.44 - Deck the Keys (qn=144)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.44 - Deck the Keys (qn=180)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.42 - Pumpkin Boogie (qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.42 - Pumpkin Boogie (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.42 - Pumpkin Boogie (qn=144)
Pumpkin Boogie Arrangement:
        Intro (8 measures) | Melody (mm3-22 but not 19+20) | Improv (16 measures), Break (2 measures) |
        Melody (mm3-22, with extra octave at end)       (C Blues Scale)       (Jazz Expressions Sheet)
Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.42 - Pumpkin Boogie (with bass and drums, qn=132)
Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.42 - Pumpkin Boogie (with sample improv, qn=132)
Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.42 - Pumpkin Boogie (with bass and drums, qn=144)
Suggestions for simple improvisation:


Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.40 - Riding the Wind (qn=104)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.40 - Riding the Wind (qn=132)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.38 - Beach Party (both parts, qn=100)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.37 - Pedal Power (student part, qn=100)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.37 - Pedal Power (both parts, qn=100)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.37 - Pedal Power (student part, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.37 - Pedal Power (both parts, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.34 - Horse-Drawn Carriage (student part, qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.34 - Horse-Drawn Carriage (both parts, qn=108)
Waldteufel: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.26 - The Ice Skaters (qn=82)
Waldteufel: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.26 - The Ice Skaters (qn=116)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.24 - Down by the Bay (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.24 - Down by the Bay (qn=140)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.22 - Jumpin' Jazz Cat (student part, qn=96)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.22 - Jumpin' Jazz Cat (student part, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.22 - Jumpin' Jazz Cat (student part, qn=132)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.22 - Jumpin' Jazz Cat (both parts, qn=132)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.20 - 1. Key of C Roadmap (qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.20 - 2. Traveling Thumb (qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.21 - 4. The Ultimate C Scale Warm-up (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.21 - 4. The Ultimate C Scale Warm-up (qn=160)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.16 - The Great Clock (qn=92)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B 2nd Ed, p.12 - Spanish Caballero (qn=144)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.20 - My Daydream (student part, qn=102)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.20 - My Daydream (both parts, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.19 - Mr. Haydn's Theme (qn=104)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.19 - Mr. Haydn's Theme (qn=144)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.18 - Ice Cream (qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.18 - More Ice Cream (qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.16 - Mr. Brahms' Famous Lullaby (student part, qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.16 - Mr. Brahms' Famous Lullaby (both parts, qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.12 - Skip To My Lou (student part, qn=92)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.12 - Skip To My Lou (both parts, qn=92)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.12 - Skip To My Lou (student part, qn=144)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.12 - Skip To My Lou (both parts, qn=144)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.12 - Skip To My Lou (teacher part, qn=144)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.11 - Famous People (student part, qn=104)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.11 - Famous People (both parts, qn=104)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.11 - Famous People (teacher part, qn=132)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.8 - When the Saints Go Marching In (student part, qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.8 - When the Saints Go Marching In (both parts, qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.8 - When the Saints Go Marching In (student part, qn=116)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.8 - When the Saints Go Marching In (student part, qn=132)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.8 - When the Saints Go Marching In (student part, qn=160)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.8 - When the Saints Go Marching In (both parts, qn=160)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 60 The Bubble (qn=132)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 59 The Dreydl Song (qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 59 The Dreydl Song (qn=100)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 59 The Dreydl Song (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 59 The Dreydl Song (qn=180)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 58 Dinosaur Stomp (qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 51 Row, Row, Row Your Boat (qn=???)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 50 My Pony (qn=???)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 49 Song for a Scarecrow (qn=???)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 48 Blocked Chord Study (qn=???)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 48 Broken Chord Study (qn=???)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 47 Girl On A Bicycle (qn=???)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 47 Boy On A Bicycle (qn=???)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 45 Scarf Dance (qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 45 Scarf Dance (qn=160)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 44 Boogie on Broadway (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 43 Party Song (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 43 Party Song (qn=160)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 42 Super Secret Agent (student part, qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 42 Super Secret Agent (both parts, qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 41 Russian Sailor Dance (student part, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 41 Russian Sailor Dance (both parts, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 41 Russian Sailor Dance (both parts, qn=180)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 40 Merlin's Wand (qn=96)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 39 Grumpy Old Troll (qn=92)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 39 Grumpy Old Troll (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 38 No Moon Tonight (student part, qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 38 No Moon Tonight (both parts, qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 36 Forest Drums (qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 36 Forest Drums (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 36 Forest Drums (qn=140)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 35 Lightly Row (qn=72)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 35 Lightly Row (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 35 Lightly Row (qn=138)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 20 The Lonely Pine (student part, qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 20 The Lonely Pine (both parts, qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 19 Half-Time Show (student part, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 19 Half-Time Show (both parts, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 18 Skipping in Space (qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 17 Young Hunter (student part, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 17 Young Hunter (both parts, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 16 Classic Dance (student part, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 15 The Haunted Mouse (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)


Performance Books (Prior)
Gurlitt: Level 1 Performance - page 12, A Merry March (student only, qn=80)
Gurlitt: Level 1 Performance - page 12, A Merry March (student only, qn=108)
Gurlitt: Level 1 Performance - page 12, A Merry March (teacher part only, qn=108)
Gurlitt: Level 1 Performance - page 12, A Merry March (both parts, qn=108) *****


Popular Repertoire Books (Prior)
L.Ahrens and S.Flaherty: Level 1 Pop.Rep. - page 8, Once Upon A December (student part, qn=80)
L.Ahrens and S.Flaherty: Level 1 Pop.Rep. - page 8, Once Upon A December (student part, qn=100)
L.Ahrens and S.Flaherty: Level 1 Pop.Rep. - page 8, Once Upon A December (both parts, qn=100) *****
Jerry Bock: Level 1 Pop.Rep. - page 2, Matchmaker (student part, qn=88)
Jerry Bock: Level 1 Pop.Rep. - page 2, Matchmaker (student part, qn=120)
Jerry Bock: Level 1 Pop.Rep. - page 2, Matchmaker (both parts, qn=140)
Jerry Bock: Level 1 Pop.Rep. - page 2, Matchmaker (both parts, qn=160) *****
Jerry Bock: Matchmaker (original song via youTube)


CM Performance Pieces (Prior)
Baroque - Purcell: Play-a-long: Hornpipe (qn=___)
Baroque - Purcell: Hornpipe (CD, qn≈___)


Classical - Haydn: Play-a-long: Sonata in G Major (qn=___)
Classical - Haydn: Sonata in G Major (CD, qn≈___)


Romantic - Pachulski: Play-a-long: Prelude in C Minor (qn=___)
Romantic - Pachulski: Prelude in C Minor (CD, qn≈___)


20th/21st Centuries - ?: Play-a-long: xxx (qn=___)
20th/21st Centuries - ?: xxx (CD, qn≈___)



Baroque - Graupner: Play-a-long: Intrada (qn=100)
Baroque - Graupner: Play-a-long: Intrada (qn=120)
Baroque - Graupner: Play-a-long: Intrada (qn=140)
Baroque - Graupner: Play-a-long: Intrada (qn=152)
Baroque - Graupner: Intrada (CD, hn~=103)


Romantic - Burgmuller: Play-a-long: The Shepherdess (qn=60)
Romantic - Burgmuller: Play-a-long: The Shepherdess (qn=76)
Romantic - Burgmuller: Play-a-long: The Shepherdess (qn=96)
Romantic - Burgmuller: Play-a-long: The Shepherdess (qn=116)
Romantic - Burgmuller: The Shepherdess (CD, qn~=125)


20th/21st Centuries - Satie: Play-a-long: First Gymnopedie (qn=66)
20th/21st Centuries - Satie: Play-a-long: First Gymnopedie (qn=82)
20th/21st Centuries - Satie: First Gymnopedie (CD, qn~=80...flucuates!)


Baroque - Krieger: Play-a-long: Minuet in A Minor (qn=100)
Baroque - Krieger: Play-a-long: Minuet in A Minor (qn=120)
Baroque - Krieger: Play-a-long: Minuet in A Minor (qn=132) ***
Baroque - Krieger: Minuet in A Minor (CD, qn~=139)


Classical - Neefe: Play-a-long: Dance (en=132)
Classical - Neefe: Play-a-long: Dance (en=152)
Classical - Neefe: Play-a-long: Dance (dq=56) **
Classical - Neefe: Play-a-long: Dance (dq=63) ***
Classical - Neefe: Dance (CD, dq~=72)


20th/21st Cent - Olson: Play-a-long: Machines On the Loose (mm1-8, en=192)
20th/21st Cent - Olson: Play-a-long: Machines On the Loose (mm1-24, en=192) **
20th/21st Cent - Olson: Play-a-long: Machines On the Loose (en=192) ***
20th/21st Cent - Olson: Play-a-long: Machines On the Loose (mm1-8, en=250)
20th/21st Cent - Olson: Play-a-long: Machines On the Loose (mm1-24, en=250) **
20th/21st Cent - Olson: Play-a-long: Machines On the Loose (en=250) ***
20th/21st Cent - Olson: Play-a-long: Machines On the Loose (mm1-8, en=300)
20th/21st Cent - Olson: Play-a-long: Machines On the Loose (mm1-24, en=300) **
20th/21st Cent - Olson: Play-a-long: Machines On the Loose (en=300) ***
20th/21st Cent - Olson: Play-a-long: Machines On the Loose (mm1-8, en=350)
20th/21st Cent - Olson: Play-a-long: Machines On the Loose (mm1-24, en=350) **
20th/21st Cent - Olson: Play-a-long: Machines On the Loose (en=350) ***
20th/21st Cent - Olson: Machines On the Loose (CD, dq=138/en=414)
Tchaikovsky: Kamarinskaya (take 1 played at lesson, 5/24/17)   NEW! added 5/26/17
Tchaikovsky: Kamarinskaya (take 2 played at lesson, 5/24/17)   NEW! added 5/26/17   BEST ONE :)
Tchaikovsky: Kamarinskaya (take 1 played at lesson, 5/10/17)   NEW! added 5/26/17
Tchaikovsky: Kamarinskaya (take 2 played at lesson, 5/10/17)   NEW! added 5/26/17
Tchaikovsky: Play-a-long: Kamarinskaya (qn=80)
Tchaikovsky: Play-a-long: Kamarinskaya (qn=92)
Tchaikovsky: Play-a-long: Kamarinskaya (qn=112) ***
Tchaikovsky: Play-a-long: Kamarinskaya (qn=132) *** Ideal
Tchaikovsky: Play-a-long: Kamarinskaya (qn=167)
Tchaikovsky: Kamarinskaya (CD, qn=~167)
Telemann: Play-a-long: Fantasie (qn=88)
Telemann: Play-a-long: Fantasie (qn=108)
Telemann: Play-a-long: Fantasie (hn=63) ***
Telemann: Play-a-long: Fantasie (hn=72) *** Ideal
Telemann: Play-a-long: Fantasie (hn=79)
Telemann: Play-a-long: Fantasie (hn=88)
Telemann: Fantasie (CD, qn=158)
Rahbee: Play-a-long: Waltz (no repeat, qn=80)
Rahbee: Play-a-long: Waltz (no repeat, qn=92)
Rahbee: Play-a-long: Waltz (no repeat, qn=112)
Rahbee: Play-a-long: Waltz (no repeat, qn=132) ***
Rahbee: Play-a-long: Waltz (no repeat, qn=144) *** Ideal
Rahbee: Play-a-long: Waltz (no repeat, dh=56)
Rahbee: Waltz (CD, qn=~163)


Bach Notebook: Play-a-long: Menuet in G Major (1st page RH only, qn=72)
Bach Notebook: Play-a-long: Menuet in G Major (1st page RH only, qn=96)
Bach Notebook: Play-a-long: Menuet in G Major (1st page LH only, qn=72)
Bach Notebook: Play-a-long: Menuet in G Major (1st page LH only, qn=96)
Bach Notebook: Play-a-long: Menuet in G Major (2nd page RH only, qn=72)
Bach Notebook: Play-a-long: Menuet in G Major (2nd page RH only, qn=96)
Bach Notebook: Play-a-long: Menuet in G Major (2nd page LH only, qn=72)
Bach Notebook: Play-a-long: Menuet in G Major (2nd page LH only, qn=96)
Bach Notebook: Play-a-long: Menuet in G Major (1st page, qn=72)
Bach Notebook: Play-a-long: Menuet in G Major (1st page, qn=96)
Bach Notebook: Play-a-long: Menuet in G Major (2nd page, qn=72)
Bach Notebook: Play-a-long: Menuet in G Major (2nd page, qn=96)
Bach Notebook: Play-a-long: Menuet in G Major (mm15-20 3x, qn=88)
Bach Notebook: Play-a-long: Menuet in G Major (mm15-24 3x, qn=72)
Bach Notebook: Play-a-long: Menuet in G Major (mm15-24 3x, qn=88)
Bach Notebook: Play-a-long: Menuet in G Major (mm31-32 4x, qn=72)
Bach Notebook: Play-a-long: Menuet in G Major (mm31-32 4x, qn=88)
Bach Notebook: Play-a-long: Menuet in G Major (qn=72) ****
Bach Notebook: Play-a-long: Menuet in G Major (qn=96) ****
Bach Notebook: Play-a-long: Menuet in G Major (qn=130)
Bach Notebook: Menuet in G Major (CD, qn=130)


Latour: Play-a-long: Sonatina in C Major (Allegro) (RH mm1-8, qn=72)
Latour: Play-a-long: Sonatina in C Major (Allegro) (RH mm1-8, qn=96)
Latour: Play-a-long: Sonatina in C Major (Allegro) (LH mm1-8, qn=72)
Latour: Play-a-long: Sonatina in C Major (Allegro) (LH mm1-8, qn=96)
Latour: Play-a-long: Sonatina in C Major (Allegro) (mm1-8, qn=72)
Latour: Play-a-long: Sonatina in C Major (Allegro) (mm1-8, qn=96)
Latour: Play-a-long: Sonatina in C Major (Allegro) (RH mm9-16, qn=72)
Latour: Play-a-long: Sonatina in C Major (Allegro) (RH mm9-16, qn=96)
Latour: Play-a-long: Sonatina in C Major (Allegro) (LH mm9-16, qn=72)
Latour: Play-a-long: Sonatina in C Major (Allegro) (LH mm9-16, qn=96)
Latour: Play-a-long: Sonatina in C Major (Allegro) (mm9-16, qn=72)
Latour: Play-a-long: Sonatina in C Major (Allegro) (mm9-16, qn=96)
Latour: Play-a-long: Sonatina in C Major (Allegro) (mm16-end, qn=72)
Latour: Play-a-long: Sonatina in C Major (Allegro) (mm16-end, qn=96)
Latour: Play-a-long: Sonatina in C Major (Allegro) (qn=72)
Latour: Play-a-long: Sonatina in C Major (Allegro) (qn=96) ****
Latour: Play-a-long: Sonatina in C Major (Allegro) (qn=108) ****
Latour: Play-a-long: Sonatina in C Major (Allegro) (qn=120)
Latour: Sonatina in C Major (Allegro) (CD, qn=132)


Roubos: The Peacock...mm1-8 only (qn=80)
Roubos: The Peacock...mm9-17 only (qn=80)
Roubos: The Peacock...mm18-end only (qn=80)
Roubos: The Peacock (qn=80) ***
Roubos: The Peacock (qn=108)
Roubos: The Peacock (qn=140)
Kohler: Play-a-long: Waltz of the Young, RH only (qn=66)
Kohler: Play-a-long: Waltz of the Young, RH only (qn=92)
Kohler: Play-a-long: Waltz of the Young, LH only (qn=66)
Kohler: Play-a-long: Waltz of the Young, LH only (qn=92)
Kohler: Play-a-long: Waltz of the Young (qn=66)


Certificate of Merit


CM Technical Requirements (Level 6) (5:00 to perform)
SCALES (min. qn=84) CADENCES/CHORD
PROGRESSIONS
CHORDS
A Major   Eb Major   Bb Major
8th notes = 2 octaves, and
triplets = 3 octaves

c natural minor / c harmonic minor
g natural minor / g harmonic minor
8th notes = 2 octaves
----------------
Chromatic Scale,
contrary motion,
1 octave, thumbs
begin on D
A Major   Eb Major   Bb Major
I - IV - I - V - V7 - I
use the common tone
with legato pedal

c minor   g minor
i - iv - i - V - V7 - i
use the common tone
with legato pedal

A Major   Bb Major
Primary first
then secondary
root position

----------------
A Major
g minor

Broken triads to,
the octave,
root position
and inversions,
up first, then down
      All Elements in a row! (qn=76, 100) (4:53) ***
Ear Training: Level 4
(includes Major and Perfect intervals up to and including an octave, asc. and desc. blocked and broken)


CM Technical Requirements (Level 5) (5:00 to perform)
SCALES (min. qn=80) CADENCES/CHORD
PROGRESSIONS
CHORDS
A Major   Eb Major   Bb Major
8th notes = 2 octaves, and
triplets = 3 octaves

c natural minor / c harmonic minor
g natural minor / g harmonic minor
8th notes = 2 octaves
----------------
Chromatic Scale,
contrary motion,
1 octave, thumbs
begin on D
A Major   Eb Major   Bb Major
I - IV - I - V - V7 - I
use the common tone
with legato pedal

c minor   g minor
i - iv - i - V - V7 - i
use the common tone
with legato pedal

A Major   Bb Major
Primary first
then secondary
root position

----------------
A Major
g minor

Broken triads to,
the octave,
root position
and inversions,
up first, then down
      All Elements in a row! (qn=76, 100) (4:53) ***
Ear Training: Level 4
(includes Major and Perfect intervals up to and including an octave, asc. and desc. blocked and broken)


CM Technical Requirements (Level 4) (4:30 to perform)
SCALES (min. qn=76) CADENCES/CHORD
PROGRESSIONS
CHORDS
A Major   Eb Major   Bb Major
8th notes = 2 octaves, and
triplets = 3 octaves

c natural minor / c harmonic minor
g natural minor / g harmonic minor
8th notes = 2 octaves
----------------
Chromatic Scale,
contrary motion,
1 octave, thumbs
begin on D
A Major   Eb Major   Bb Major
I - IV - I - V - V7 - I
use the common tone
with legato pedal

c minor   g minor
i - iv - i - V - V7 - i
use the common tone
with legato pedal

A Major   Bb Major
Primary first
then secondary
root position

----------------
A Major
g minor

Broken triads to,
the octave,
root position
and inversions,
up first, then down
      All Elements in a row! (qn=76, 100) (4:53) ***
Ear Training: Level 4
(includes Major and Perfect intervals up to and including an octave, asc. and desc. blocked and broken)


CM Technical Requirements (Level 3) (4:15 to perform)
SCALES (min. qn=72) CADENCES/CHORD
PROGRESSIONS
CHORDS
A Major   E Major   B Major
8th notes = 2 octaves

a natural minor / a harmonic minor
e natural minor / e harmonic minor
b natural minor / b harmonic minor
8th notes = 2 octaves
A Major   E Major   B Major
I - IV - I - V(7) - I
use the common tone
with legato pedal

a minor   e minor   b minor
i - iv - i - V(7) - i
use the common tone
with legato pedal

A Major   E Major
a minor   e minor
root position
and inversions
blocked, up and down

_A_   _E_   _B_
Major, minor
diminished, Augmented
triads, root position

      ***All Elements in a row!
Ear Training: Level 3


CM Technical Requirements (Level 2)
---------: Level 2 - All Elements in a row! (qn=108, 66, 160) (5:09) ***


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, non-Faber)
Bastien: Primer A - page 44 Jolly Old Saint Nicholas (student part, qn=102)
Bastien: Primer A - page 44 Jolly Old Saint Nicholas (both parts, qn=102)
Bastien: Primer A - page 44 Jolly Old Saint Nicholas (student part, qn=132)
Bastien: Primer A - page 44 Jolly Old Saint Nicholas (both parts, qn=132)
Bastien: Primer A - page 43 Christmas Trees (student part, qn=58)
Bastien: Primer A - page 43 Christmas Trees (both parts, qn=58)
Bastien: Primer A - page 43 Christmas Trees (student part, qn=88)
Bastien: Primer A - page 43 Christmas Trees (both parts, qn=88)
Bastien: Primer A - page 43 Christmas Trees (student part, qn=102)
Bastien: Primer A - page 43 Christmas Trees (both parts, qn=102)
Bastien: Primer A - page 42 Our Snowman (qn=58)
Bastien: Primer A - page 42 Our Snowman (qn=88)
Bastien: Primer A - page 42 Our Snowman (qn=102)
Bastien: Primer A - page 41 Autumn Leaves (student part, qn=76)
Bastien: Primer A - page 41 Autumn Leaves (both parts, qn=76)
Bastien: Primer A - page 41 Autumn Leaves (student part, qn=102)
Bastien: Primer A - page 41 Autumn Leaves (both parts, qn=102)
Bastien: Primer A - page 40 Thanksgiving Holiday (student part, qn=88)
Bastien: Primer A - page 40 Thanksgiving Holiday (both parts, qn=88)
Bastien: Primer A - page 40 Thanksgiving Holiday (student part, qn=100)
Bastien: Primer A - page 40 Thanksgiving Holiday (both parts, qn=100)
Bastien: Primer A - page 39 Yankee Doodle (student part, qn=58)
Bastien: Primer A - page 38 Jack Be Nimble (qn=58)


Persian Pieces (Prior)
Traditional: Play-a-long: Jan e Maryam (mm1-15, qn=92)
Traditional: Play-a-long: Jan e Maryam (mm17-24, qn=66)
Traditional: Play-a-long: Jan e Maryam (mm17-24, qn=92)
Traditional: Play-a-long: Jan e Maryam (mm25-28, qn=66)
Traditional: Play-a-long: Jan e Maryam (mm25-28, qn=92)
Traditional: Play-a-long: Jan e Maryam (mm17-28, qn=66)
Traditional: Play-a-long: Jan e Maryam (mm17-28, qn=92)
Traditional: Play-a-long: Jan e Maryam (mm17-35, qn=66)
Traditional: Play-a-long: Jan e Maryam (mm17-35, qn=92)
Traditional: Play-a-long: Jan e Maryam (mm36-43, qn=66)
Traditional: Play-a-long: Jan e Maryam (mm36-43, qn=92)
Traditional: Play-a-long: Jan e Maryam (mm44-49, qn=66)
Traditional: Play-a-long: Jan e Maryam (mm44-49, qn=92)
Traditional: Play-a-long: Jan e Maryam (mm50-54, qn=66)
Traditional: Play-a-long: Jan e Maryam (mm50-54, qn=92)
Traditional: Play-a-long: Jan e Maryam (pages 2 and 3, qn=66) ***
Traditional: Play-a-long: Jan e Maryam (pages 2 and 3, qn=92)
Traditional: Play-a-long: Jan e Maryam (whole song, qn=92)
Traditional: Jan e Maryam (CD, qn=101) (version that matches the new piano arrangement)
Traditional: Jan e Maryam (CD, qn=101) (full version; melody starts at 1:31)
H. Khoram, K. Fakoor: Ghoghaye Setaregan (3rd page only, qn=66) (C: Hornayoon Khoram, L: Karim Fakoor)
H. Khoram, K. Fakoor: Ghoghaye Setaregan (m29-on, qn=66)
H. Khoram, K. Fakoor: Ghoghaye Setaregan (qn=66)
H. Khoram, K. Fakoor: Ghoghaye Setaregan (Left Hand only, qn=92)
H. Khoram, K. Fakoor: Ghoghaye Setaregan (qn=92)
H. Khoram, K. Fakoor: Ghoghaye Setaregan (qn=120)


Other Pieces (Prior)




Here are some VIDEO clips to check out...

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





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