Pianist 1: Week 1

Welcome to week 1

Day 1

Intervals

Watch this video and learn about intervals

Understanding Intervals

5 Finger Scales

Play C, G, D, A and E major scales hands together.

Intervalactic Book

  • Find the first interval practice page AQUARII: Level 1
  • Follow the directions in the video to practice all 3 lines

Music Theory: The Interval Song

  • Here is an “old” song to help you learn the intervals and their sounds.

Play AQUARII: Level 1

  • Watch and listen to the video.
  • What parts of the song are exactly the same?
  • Play through the whole song 2 times.
AQUARII: Level 1

Day 2

  • Play 5 Finger Scales CGDAE major.
  • Watch and listen to AQUARII: Level 1
  • Play AQUARII: Level 1 three times in a row.
  • Sing the Interval song.
  • Find an “old song” from your piano binder to review. Play it twice.

Day 3

  • Play 5 Finger Scales CGDAE major.
  • Play AQUARII: Level 1 three times in a row.
  • Find a different “old song” from your piano binder to review. Play it twice.
  • Music Theory. Watch the video!

Music Theory: Quarter Note

Music Theory

Day 4

  • Play 5 Finger Scales CGDAE major.
  • Watch and listen to AQUARII: Level 1
  • Play AQUARII: Level 1 three times in a row.
  • Music Theory. Watch video – The Beat is the Heart of Music.
The Bear is the Heart of Music

Day 5

  • Play 5 Finger Scales CGDAE major.
  • Watch and listen to Pyxis: Level 2
  • Play AQUARII: Level 1 without any mistakes.
  • Find the second interval practice page Pyxis: Level 2.
  • Follow the directions in the video to practice all 3 lines.
Pyxis: Level 2
Pyxis Practice