Weeks 15 - 16

 
Lazy Summer
00:00 / 00:18
The Culprit
00:00 / 00:18
Hide-And-Seek
00:00 / 00:18
Dum Dee Dum-Dum
00:00 / 00:18
CATastrophe
00:00 / 00:26

Lazy Summer

Lazy Summer starts the packet with a simple song composed of steps and basic rhythms.

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"Lazy Summer" MP3

Lazy Summer
00:00 / 00:18

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Video Walk-Through

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Playing with Right Hand
Whole Rests
Mirroring Musical Patterns
Quarter Notes
Steps
Half Notes
Repeated Notes
Rhythmic Patterns

The Culprit

The Culprit is a left-hand piece built on a basic "C" Five-Finger Pattern.

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"The Culprit" MP3

The Culprit
00:00 / 00:18

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Video Walk-Through

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Playing with Left Hand
Fourths
Whole Notes
Thirds/Skips
Fifths
Finger Number Exercise
Blocking Technique for Non-Steps
 
 

Hide and Seek

Hide-And-Seek introduces left and right hands playing together in the same piece but in different measures.

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"Hide and Seek" MP3

Hide-And-Seek
00:00 / 00:18

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Video Walk-Through

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Playing with Both Hands
Repeated Notes
Broken Triads
Five-Finger Pattern
Neighbor Tones

Dum Dee Dum-Dum

Dum Dee Dum-Dum uses simple notes to create a syncopated rhythm for beginners.

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"Dum Dee Dum-Dum" MP3

Dum Dee Dum-Dum
00:00 / 00:18

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Video Walk-Through

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Quarter Rests
"G" Five-Finger Pattern
Half Rests
Musical Patterns Between Hands
Syncopation
Passing Tones

CATastrophe

CATastrophe is a humorous yet advanced beginner piece, requiring the player to play both hands together simultaneously.

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"CATastrophe" MP3

CATastrophe
00:00 / 00:26

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Video Walk-Through

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Block Fifths
"A" Five-Finger Pattern
Block Fourths
Four-Bar Phrases
Block Thirds
ABA' Musical Structure