Tag Archives: arpeggios

Everything in G major – Piano

Here you go – increased level of difficulty for the little ‘tune’ bits. The idea is that you pick and choose what your student it ready for, and award points/stickers or ‘well done’s as appropriate. Add your own fingering, write … Continue reading

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Everything in C major

Almost everything. The Music Hub I work for has revised the curriculum for each of the Stages in piano and keyboard teaching. So I now find myself teaching things that I was never taught, rather I ‘acquired’ the knowledge much … Continue reading

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Issue 109: Scales and Arpeggios

The “young man in a hurry” I mentioned in another post is having problems motivating himself to learn his scales. I have every sympathy – I hated scales after grade 1 (hands separately, only a couple to learn). Grade 5 … Continue reading

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Issue 8: How to Draw a Piano Keyboard

Drawing a piano is a very useful skill for answering theory questions, teaching keyboards, and creating musical birthday cards.¬† I have also found that piano students¬†often find it much easier to grasp the intricacies of the notes and fingerings of … Continue reading

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