Devin – Piano Lesson – 2017.02.21

Rhythm Lesson:

MusicTheory.net note duration rhythm lesson: http://www.musictheory.net/lessons/11

MusicTheory.net measures and time signatures lesson: http://www.musictheory.net/lessons/12

MusicTheory.net rest duration rhythm lesson: http://www.musictheory.net/lessons/13


Rhythm Exercises:

PDF of Rhythm Simple 4/4 Exercises: http://www.samuelstokesmusic.com/exercises/4-4_Basic_Rhythm_Practice.pdf

All Rhythm Exercises: http://www.samuelstokesmusic.com/rhythm.html


Played “Find That Note” (for 5 minutes)


C Position Major Scale Construction:

Whole-Whole-Half-Whole-Whole-Whole-Half

Image of C Major Scale Construction: http://www.guitarfriendly.net/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/piano-keys.jpg

  • W-W-H-W-W-W-H
  • Half Step = 1 key away
  • Whole Step = 2 keys away

MusicTheory.net Major Scale Lesson: http://www.musictheory.net/lessons/21


5-Finger Exercise & C Major Scale Practice (for 5 Minutes)


Improvisation Practice (for 7 Minutes)


Song Practice:

  • Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

For Next Lesson:

  • Bring both piano books to next lesson
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