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PIANO TIPS - WARM-UP EXERCISES


Below are some tips and play-along links for playing warm-up exercises on the piano:

Faber Schaum Scales Hanon Czerny


FABER
Primer Level (TTN) Level 1 Level 2A Level 2B


Primer Level (TTN)
Faber: C 5-Finger Scale (steps only): qn=60, qn=80, qn=100
Faber: G 5-Finger Scale (steps only): qn=60, qn=80, qn=100


Level 1
Faber: Level 1 - 2nd Ed - page 5: C Position (qn=60, qn=80, qn=100, qn=120)
          c minor (qn=60, qn=80, qn=100, qn=120)
Faber: Level 1 - 2nd Ed - page 5: G Position (qn=60, qn=80, qn=100, qn=120)
          g minor (qn=60, qn=80, qn=100, qn=120)


Faber: Level 1 - 2nd Ed - page 63: C Position (qn=60, qn=80, qn=100, qn=120)
Faber: Level 1 - 2nd Ed - page 63: G Position (qn=60, qn=80, qn=100, qn=120)
Faber: Level 1 - 2nd Ed - page 62: D Position (qn=60, qn=80, qn=100, qn=120)
Faber: Level 1 - 2nd Ed - page 62: A Position (qn=60, qn=80, qn=100, qn=120)
Faber: Level 1 - 2nd Ed - page 62: E Position (qn=60, qn=80, qn=100, qn=120)
Faber: Level 1 - 2nd Ed - page 62: F Position (qn=60, qn=80, qn=100, qn=120)


Level 2A
Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed p.63 - D Major, then d minor (minors are staccaco, qn=140)
Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed p.63 - A Major, then a minor (minors are staccaco, qn=140)
Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed p.63 - E Major, then e minor (minors are staccaco, qn=140)


Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed p.63 - Db Major, then db minor (minors are staccaco, qn=140)
Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed p.63 - Ab Major, then ab minor (minors are staccaco, qn=140)
Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed p.63 - Eb Major, then eb minor (minors are staccaco, qn=140)


Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed p.63 - F# Major, then f# minor (minors are staccaco, qn=140)
Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed p.63 - Bb Major, then bb minor (minors are staccaco, qn=140)
Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed p.63 - B Major, then b minor (minors are staccaco, qn=140)


Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed p.62-63 - All 12 keys, each as Major then minor (minors are staccaco, qn=140) (6:11)


Level 2B
Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.66 - C position (qn=140)
Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.66 - G position (qn=140)




SCHAUM
Schaum: Fingerpower Primer Level - page zzz: xxx (qn=___)
Schaum: Fingerpower Primer Level - page zzz: xxx (qn=___)


Schaum: Fingerpower Level One - page zzz: xxx (qn=___)
Schaum: Fingerpower Level One - page zzz: xxx (qn=___)


Schaum: Fingerpower Level Two - page 3: Etude in Steps and Skips (qn=___)
Schaum: Fingerpower Level Two - page 4: Etude in (6/8) Time (qn=___)
Schaum: Fingerpower Level Two - page 5: Alternating Hands (qn=___)
Schaum: Fingerpower Level Two - page 6: Contrary Motion (qn=___)
Schaum: Fingerpower Level Two - page 7: Mixed Interval Etude (qn=___)
Schaum: Fingerpower Level Two - page 8: Trill (ascending) (qn=___)
Schaum: Fingerpower Level Two - page 9: Trill (descending) (qn=___)
Schaum: Fingerpower Level Two - page 10: Syncopation on Second Count (qn=___)
Schaum: Fingerpower Level Two - page 11: Syncopation on Third Count (qn=___)
Schaum: Fingerpower Level Two - page 12: Syncopation on Fourth Count (qn=___)
Schaum: Fingerpower Level Two - page 13: Wrist Staccato (qn=___)
Schaum: Fingerpower Level Two - page 14: Wrist Rotation (qn=___)
Schaum: Fingerpower Level Two - page 15: Rotation Etude (qn=___)
Schaum: Fingerpower Level Two - page 16: Hand Expansion (2/4) (qn=___)
Schaum: Fingerpower Level Two - page 17: Hand Expansion (3/4) (qn=___)
Schaum: Fingerpower Level Two - page 18: Thumb Crossing (qn=___)
Schaum: Fingerpower Level Two - page 19: Scale Preparatory (qn=___)
Schaum: Fingerpower Level Two - page 20: Chromatic Scale (qn=___)
Schaum: Fingerpower Level Two - page 21: Chromatic Chord Progressions (qn=___)
Schaum: Fingerpower Level Two - page 22: Chromatic Arpeggios (ascending) (qn=___)
Schaum: Fingerpower Level Two - page 23: Chormatic Arpeggios (descending) (qn=___)




SCALES
Scales Play-along: C Major Scale (8ths, triplets, 16ths, qn=80)
Scales Play-along: C Major Scale (8ths, triplets, 16ths, qn=90)
Scales Play-along: C Major Scale (8ths, triplets, 16ths, qn=100)
Scales Play-along: D Major Scale (8ths, triplets, 16ths, qn=80)
Scales Play-along: D Major Scale (8ths, triplets, 16ths, qn=90)
Scales Play-along: D Major Scale (8ths, triplets, 16ths, qn=100)
Scales Play-along: E Major Scale (8ths, triplets, 16ths, qn=80)
Scales Play-along: E Major Scale (8ths, triplets, 16ths, qn=90)
Scales Play-along: E Major Scale (8ths, triplets, 16ths, qn=100)
Scales Play-along: F Major Scale (8ths, triplets, 16ths, qn=80)
Scales Play-along: F Major Scale (8ths, triplets, 16ths, qn=90)
Scales Play-along: F Major Scale (8ths, triplets, 16ths, qn=100)
Scales Play-along: G Major Scale (8ths, triplets, 16ths, qn=80)
Scales Play-along: G Major Scale (8ths, triplets, 16ths, qn=90)
Scales Play-along: G Major Scale (8ths, triplets, 16ths, qn=100)
Scales Play-along: A Major Scale (8ths, triplets, 16ths, qn=80)
Scales Play-along: A Major Scale (8ths, triplets, 16ths, qn=90)
Scales Play-along: A Major Scale (8ths, triplets, 16ths, qn=100)
Scales Play-along: B Major Scale (8ths, triplets, 16ths, qn=80)
Scales Play-along: B Major Scale (8ths, triplets, 16ths, qn=90)
Scales Play-along: B Major Scale (8ths, triplets, 16ths, qn=100)




HANON
Hanon Play-along: #01: en=120, qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Hanon Play-along: #02: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Hanon Play-along: #03: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Hanon Play-along: #04: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Hanon Play-along: #05: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Hanon Play-along: #06: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Hanon Play-along: #07: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Hanon Play-along: #08: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Hanon Play-along: #09: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Hanon Play-along: #10: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Hanon Play-along: #11: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Hanon Play-along: #12: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Hanon Play-along: #13: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Hanon Play-along: #14: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Hanon Play-along: #15: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Hanon Play-along: #16: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Hanon Play-along: #17: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Hanon Play-along: #18: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Hanon Play-along: #19: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Hanon Play-along: #20: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Hanon Play-along: #21: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Hanon Play-along: #22: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Hanon Play-along: #23: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Hanon Play-along: #24: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Hanon Play-along: #25: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Hanon Play-along: #26: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Hanon Play-along: #27: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Hanon Play-along: #28: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Hanon Play-along: #29: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Hanon Play-along: #30: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140


HANON (jazz backing tracks)
Hanon Play-along: #01: qn=104, qn=120, qn=140, qn=160 (in C, jazzy backing track)
Hanon Play-along: #02: qn=132, qn=138, qn=160, qn=176 (in C, jazzy backing track)




CZERNY
Czerny Play-along: #01: en=88, en=108, en=120;     qn=60, qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #02: en=88, en=108, en=120;     qn=60, qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #03: en=88, en=108, en=120;     qn=60, qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #04: en=88, en=108, en=120;     qn=60, qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #05: en=88, en=100, en=120;     dq=60, dq=80, dq=100, dq=120, dq=140
Czerny Play-along: #06: en=88, en=100, en=120;     dq=60, dq=80, dq=100, dq=120, dq=140
Czerny Play-along: #07: en=88, en=108, en=120;     qn=60, qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #08: en=88, en=108, en=120;     qn=60, qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #09: en=88, en=108, en=120;     qn=60, qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #10: en=88, en=108, en=120;     qn=60, qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #11: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #12: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #13: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #14: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #15: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #16: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #17: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #18: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #19: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #20: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #21: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #22: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #23: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #24: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #25: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #26: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #27: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #28: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #29: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #30: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #31: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #32: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #33: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #34: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #35: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #36: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #37: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #38: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #39: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #40: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #41: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #42: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #43: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #44: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #45: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #46: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #47: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #48: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #49: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #50: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #51: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140
Czerny Play-along: #52: qn=80, qn=100, qn=120, qn=140









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