Rina, 5, has embarked upon her 7th month of study and is scaling my staircase before settling down to the piano. I’ve used this routine to imbue a sense of music’s topography before a keyboard transfer. It’s working.
On the stairs:
At the Piano:
(with a preliminary five-finger position legato roll between the hands starting on G)
BEFORE LEGATO PLAYING: DETACHED-NOTE STUDY