In today’s video, we’re going to take a brief journey through the music of Canada. We’ll explore Canada’s musical journey from 1600 to about 1900, and focus mainly on the Classical side of things.
Everyone knows Beethoven’s Fifth symphony – even the Classically illiterate. People around the world instantly recognize the dramatic first four notes (which we’ll listen to shortly). It’s one of the most famous symphonies ever written.
One popular theory of learning a new skill is the “four stages of learning” theory. Today we’re going to discuss this theory and what the four stages are, and how they’re relevant to you on your piano journey.
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Today’s video covers the ABRSM’s grade 4 piano technique requirements. This includes scales, triads, and arpeggios. I’ll be playing with the metronome in this video at the required speeds, and will label each technique on the screen as I play them.