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Czerny op.299

Exercise 1, part two

Once you have studied the two parts well one by one, you can start putting the two hands together. At first, try to play with both hands together very slowly and also slow down even more if you need to. Next, try playing in time, following this metronome track. The speed is even slower than…

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Czerny op.299

Exercise 1, part one

Scale technique (right hand) Five-finger technique (right hand) Chords (left hand) 1. Listen to the explanation 2. Initial study Use the score with annotations and study the piece slowly, with separate hands Focus on the points where you have the most difficulties For now, do not play the piece with two hands together 3. Playing…

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Improvisation 1

Lesson 1

Take the A Train (Billy Strayhorn) – Eb instruments Style Swing / Big Band Form AABA 32 bars Key A Major Harmony II V I in part [A], modulation to IVth degree in part [B] Melody The phrases start on the 5th of the chord IMPROVISATION Exercise 1 Play along with the video and perform…

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Improvisation 1

Lesson 1

Take the A Train (Billy Strayhorn) – Bb instruments Style Swing / Big Band Form AABA 32 bars Key D Major Harrmony II V I in part [A], modulation to IVth degree in part [B] Melody The phrases start on the 5th of the chord IMPROVISATION Exercise 1 Play along with the video and perform…

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Improvisation 1

Lesson 1

Take the A Train (Billy Strayhorn) Style Swing / Big Band Form AABA 32 bars Key C Major Harmony II V I in part [A], modulation to IVth degree in part [B] Melody The phrases start on the 5th of the chord IMPROVISATION Exercise 1 Play along with the video and perform the exercise as…

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Harmony 2

Lesson 1

Major scale harmonization Seventh chords Maj7, 7, m7, m7(♭5) chords Completed lessons PREVIOUS NEXT Useful resources Empty sheet music

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Harmony 1

Lesson 1

The tonal musical system The major scale The chromatic scale Tone and semitone intervals Completed lessons PREVIOUS NEXT Useful resources Empty sheet music Italian notation and modern notation

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Solfeggio 3

Lesson 46

Swing pronunciation Syncope Polyrhythm If you haven’t watched the video introducing the third part of the course, you can do it now. It is very important that you learn the difference between swing pronunciation and even time. The swing pronunciation Completed lessons PREVIOUS NEXT

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Solfeggio 2

Lesson 26

The eighth note Subdivision of the pulse Completed lessons PREVIOUS NEXT

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Solfeggio 1

Lesson 8

4/4 time Minim rest (it’s worth 2 beats) Completed lessons PREVIOUS NEXT

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