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Certificate of Merit


CM Performance Pieces (Current)
Seixas: Play-a-long: Minuet in C (mm1-8, qn=72)
Seixas: Play-a-long: Minuet in C (mm1-8, qn=92)
Seixas: Minuet in C (CD, qn=120)


Beethoven: Play-a-long: Sonatina in G (mm1-8 RH, qn=88)
Beethoven: Play-a-long: Sonatina in G (mm1-8 LH, qn=88)
Beethoven: Play-a-long: Sonatina in G (qn=80)
Beethoven: Play-a-long: Sonatina in G (qn=108)
Beethoven: Sonatina in G (CD, qn=xxx)


Burgmüller: Play-a-long: Arabesque (mm1-10 RH, qn=80)
Burgmüller: Play-a-long: Arabesque (mm1-10 RH, qn=100)
Burgmüller: Play-a-long: Arabesque (mm1-10 RH, qn=120)
Burgmüller: Play-a-long: Arabesque (mm1-10 LH, qn=80)
Burgmüller: Play-a-long: Arabesque (mm1-10 LH, qn=100)
Burgmüller: Play-a-long: Arabesque (mm1-10 LH, qn=120)
Burgmüller: Play-a-long: Arabesque (qn=120)
Burgmüller: Arabesque (CD, qn=120)


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
(includes Major and Perfect intervals up to and including an octave, ascending blocked and broken)




Lesson Books (Current)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A 2nd Ed. - page 26 I Am The King (qn=96)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A 2nd Ed. - page 24 Ode To Joy (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A 2nd Ed. - page 23 The Elf's Silver Hammer (qn=92)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A 2nd Ed. - page 23 The Elf's Silver Hammer (in G, qn=92)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A 2nd Ed. - page 22 The Clock Strikes Thirteen! (qn=108)


Performance Pieces (Current)


Performance Books (Current)




Past links...


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


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)


Theory Books (Prior)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 34 Bicycyle Tune (qn=92)


Lesson Books (Prior)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A 2nd Ed. - page 20 My Daydream (student part, qn=102)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A 2nd Ed. - page 20 My Daydream (both parts, qn=120)
Haydn: Level 2A 2nd Ed. - page 19 Mr. Haydn's Theme (qn=104)
Haydn: Level 2A 2nd Ed. - page 19 Mr. Haydn's Theme (qn=144)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A 2nd Ed. - page 18 Ice Cream (qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A 2nd Ed. - page 18 More Ice Cream (in G, qn=88)
Brahms: Level 2A 2nd Ed. - page 16 Mr. Brahms' Famous Lullaby (student part, qn=88)
Brahms: Level 2A 2nd Ed. - page 16 Mr. Brahms' Famous Lullaby (both parts, qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 58 Dinosaur Stomp (qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 57 Warm-Up in G (qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 57 Chords in G (qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 56 Bongo Drummers (student part, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 56 Bongo Drummers (both parts, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 56 Bongo Drummers (student part, qn=140)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 56 Bongo Drummers (both parts, qn=140)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 56 Bongo Drummers (student part, qn=160)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 56 Bongo Drummers (both parts, qn=160)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 56 Bongo Drummers (student part, qn=180)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 56 Bongo Drummers (both parts, qn=180)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 56 Bongo Drummers (student part, qn=200)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 56 Bongo Drummers (both parts, qn=200)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 54 Shepherd's Song (qn=92)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 54 Shepherd's Song (qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 54 Shepherd's Song (both parts, qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 51 Row, Row, Row Your Boat (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 50 My Pony (student part, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 50 My Pony (both parts, qn=144)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 49 Song for a Scarecrow (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 49 Song for a Scarecrow (qn=144)
Faber and Faber: Level 1, 2nd Ed page 47 Girl On A Bicycle, Boy On a Bicycle (qn=100)
Faber and Faber: Level 1, 2nd Ed page 46 Two-Note March (qn=92)
Faber and Faber: Level 1, 2nd Ed page 45 Scarf Dance (qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level 1, 2nd Ed page 45 Scarf Dance (qn=160)
Faber and Faber: Level 1, 2nd Ed page 44 Boogie on Broadway (student part, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1, 2nd Ed page 44 Boogie on Broadway (both parts, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1, 2nd Ed page 44 Boogie on Broadway (student part, qn=184)
Faber and Faber: Level 1, 2nd Ed page 44 Boogie on Broadway (teacher part/bass/drums, qn=184)
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 (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 34 Rain Forest (qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 33 Runaway Rabbit (qn=100)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 33 Runaway Rabbit (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 33 Runaway Rabbit (qn=160)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 32 Flute of the Andes (qn=100)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 32 Flute of the Andes (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 30 A Mixed-Up Song (qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 30 A Mixed-Up Song (qn=104)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 30 A Mixed-Up Song (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 30 A Mixed-Up Song (qn=144)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 28 Kites in the Sky (qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 28 Kites in the Sky (qn=140)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 27 This Is Not Jingle Bells (qn=???)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 26 Traffic Jam 2nds (qn=???)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 25 The Juggler (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 24 Paper Airplane (student part, qn=???)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 23 Mozart's Five Names (qn=???)
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 (student part, qn=???)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 16 Classic Dance (both parts, qn=140)
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)


Exercises
Chwalik: 5-Finger Exercises (qn=80)


Performance Books (Prior)
Faber: Play-a-long: Rocky Mountain Train (qn=120)
Faber: Play-a-long: Rocky Mountain Train (qn=132)
Faber: Rocky Mountain Train (no click, qn=140)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 Performance - Rusty Old Tandem Bike (both parts, qn=80)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 Performance - Rusty Old Tandem Bike (both parts, qn=110)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 Performance - Rusty Old Tandem Bike (both parts, qn=140)
Turk: Level 1 Performance - page 17, A Sunny Parade (qn=108)


Popular Repertoire Books (Prior)


Performance Pieces (Prior)
: Play-a-long: Gole Goldoone Man (C to the end, qn=102)
: 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, sung by Simin Ghanem (qn=~180)


Tansman: Play-a-long: To The Garden (RH mm1-16, qn=92)
Tansman: Play-a-long: To The Garden (LH mm1-16, qn=92)
Tansman: Play-a-long: To The Garden (RH mm13-16 5x, qn=72) #1 ******
Tansman: Play-a-long: To The Garden (RH mm13-16 5x, qn=84) #2 ***
Tansman: Play-a-long: To The Garden (RH mm13-16 5x, qn=92) #3 ***
Tansman: Play-a-long: To The Garden (mm1-20, qn=72) #4 ******
Tansman: Play-a-long: To The Garden (mm1-20, qn=92) #5 ***
Tansman: Play-a-long: To The Garden (qn=92)
Tansman: Play-a-long: To The Garden (qn=112)
Tansman: Play-a-long: To The Garden (CD, qn=112)


Schumann: Play-a-long: Soldier's March (RH mm1-8, qn=92)
Schumann: Play-a-long: Soldier's March (LH mm1-8, qn=92)
Schumann: Play-a-long: Soldier's March (RH mm9-16, qn=92)
Schumann: Play-a-long: Soldier's March (LH mm9-16, qn=92)
Schumann: Play-a-long: Soldier's March (mm1-8 3x, qn=84)
Schumann: Play-a-long: Soldier's March (qn=84) ****
Schumann: Play-a-long: Soldier's March (qn=92) **
Schumann: Play-a-long: Soldier's March (qn=120)
Schumann: Play-a-long: Soldier's March (CD, qn=120)
Kohler: Play-a-long: Melody (qn=100) START f
Turk: Play-a-long: March, mm6-7 6x (qn=58)
Turk: Play-a-long: March, mm6-7 6x (qn=66)
Turk: Play-a-long: March, mm6-end 6x (qn=58)
Turk: Play-a-long: March, mm6-end 6x (qn=66)
Turk: Play-a-long: March, mm1-2 6x (qn=66) to memorize
Turk: Play-a-long: March, mm1-4 6x (qn=66) to memorize
Turk: Play-a-long: March, mm1-6 6x (qn=66) to memorize
Turk: Play-a-long: March, whole piece 6x (qn=66) to memorize
Turk: Play-a-long: March (qn=69)
Turk: Play-a-long: March (qn=88)
Turk: Play-a-long: March (qn=108)




Here are some VIDEO clips to check out...

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





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