Fluency: After the LP
Updated: Jun 29, 2021
'After the LP' is a little age pun after a student asked me if we used the black CD's. These notes being the content of this worksheet; C and D in the third and fifth octave.
The learning objective sets the reasons for learning this piece. It does not cover all reasons, only the most important ones.
Play in 4 beats per bar.
Play hands together
To count the beat while playing
To play C5, D5
To play C3, D3
Complete Practice Method
Read the letter names out loud.
Read the music and say out loud the finger numbers you would expect to use.
Using the flash cards from the PDF provided lay out the letter names in order on the table or floor. Print the pages as many times as required to have the correct number of notes.
Using the rhythm cards from the PDF provided lay out the rhythm for each bar and clap or play using a percussion instrument. A tambourine would be a good option for this.
Sit at the piano or keyboard. (Link: Explanation video)
Play the piece saying the finger numbers out loud.
Play the piece saying the letter names out loud.
Play complete focusing on each note as it sounds.