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Interpretation: Jumps

Updated: Sep 30, 2023

This piece was composed to work on the skill of staccato when combined with piano and forte dynamics. There is only one note which is not played staccato.

This piece is good to use for metronome practice

Requirements

 

Learning Objectives


The learning objective sets the reasons for learning this piece. It does not cover all reasons, only the most important ones.


Interpretation Skills

  • Play 4 beats in a bar

  • Play staccato notes (Link: An article about Staccato)

  • To count the beat when playing

  • To play piano and forte

Fluency Skills

  • To play C5, D5, E5, F5, G5

  • To play C3, D3, E3, F3, G3

  • To play on the beat without pauses

 

Demonstration Video




 

Complete Practice Method

  1. Read the letter names out loud.

  2. Play the hands apart initially, focusing on how you start the sound of each note.

  3. Play each hand with the metronome starting at 60 beats per minute.

  4. Play hands together maintaining the beat.

  5. Play with the metronome aim to maintain the beat.

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Chris Caton-Greasley LLCM(TD) MA (Mus)(Open)

Ethnographic Musicologist, Teacher, Researcher

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