Piano Lesson: Rina, 5, plays “Frere Jacques” in C Major and “sad” minor, with legato fingering (smooth and connected) Video

Since Rina embarked upon legato playing two weeks ago in a five-finger position “roll” up and down, she’s made a nice transition to rendering her pieces in smooth and connected style.

The detached-note playing for at least 6 months prepared her for LEGATO.

Here’s “Frere Jacques” in C Major, and minor.(using Eb)

Rina “READS” this form of floating-note, pre-staff notation:

She was introduced to the “sad”-sounding folk song with the “FLAT” early in her studies which began about 7 months ago.


LINKS:

POWHOW LIVE Webcam Piano Classes:

http://www.powhow.com/classes/shirley-kirsten

https://arioso7.wordpress.com/2012/04/18/teaching-piano-to-young-children-a-creative-new-approach/


https://arioso7.wordpress.com/2012/03/01/rina-5-shows-outstanding-progress-over-6-months-of-piano-lessons-videos/

About arioso7: Shirley Kirsten

International piano teacher by Skype, recording artist, composer, piano finder, freelance writer, film maker, story teller: Grad of the NYC HS of Performing Arts, Oberlin Conservatory, NYU (Master of Arts) Studies with Lillian Freundlich and Ena Bronstein; Master classes with Murray Perahia and Oxana Yablonskaya. Studios in BERKELEY and EL CERRITO, California; Member, Music Teachers Assoc. of California, MTAC; Distance learning and Skyped instruction with supplementary videos: SKYPE ID, shirleypiano1 Contact me at: shirley_kirsten@yahoo.com OR http://www.youtube.com/arioso7 or at FACEBOOK: Shirley Smith Kirsten, http://facebook.com /shirley.kirsten TWITTER: http://twitter.com/arioso7 Private fund-raising for non-profits as pianist--Public Speaking re: piano teaching and creative approaches
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