Below, you can see samples of what we’ll be working on this year. This page will be updated weekly-ish based on what we’re working on.
Okay, let’s practice now!
Remember – left hand at the top!
Here are the fingerings for all of the notes that we’ve learned so far:
B: (t-1) A: (t-1-2) G: (t-1-2-3)
By now, you should know how to play the first 3 pages in the book – here are the songs:
Preorder Song (page 3)
This next song adds the note G – (t-1-2-3). If you can play this song on 9/26, you will earn 5 bonus points for your class!
Merrily We Roll Along (page 4)
This next song adds the note C – t only
Hot Cross Buns (page 5)
Au Claire de la Lune (page 6)
Now we add the note D – NO HOLES COVERED!
Go Tell Aunt Rhody (page 7)
Oats and Beans and Barley Grow (page 8)
Here comes the left hand with the note F – t-1-2-3-4
Goodbye Old Paint
Here’s some practice on E (t-1-2-3-4-5), low D (t-1-2-3-4-5-6) and low C (t-1-2-3-4-5-6-7, or ALL holes covered)
Here’s Faith of Our Fathers – don’t forget to repeat and take the second ending!
If you can play this song on 2/21, you will receive 20 bonus points!
Faith of Our Fathers
Next up is Yankee Doodle, which features the new note F#: t-1-2-3-6.
This Old Man
E:t-1-2-3-4-5 LOW D: t-1-2-3-4-5-6
LOW C: t-1-2-3-4-5-6-7