Book 1 Course Materials – INDIVIDUAL Licence

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LESSON 0:

Have You Ever Wondered . . . What is Music?

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How your playing will transform as you progress through the course

Progress Sheet – Book 1

LESSON 1:

Read and Play Your First Tune in 15 Minutes !

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Check your playing (exercise 4)

Check your playing (exercise 7)

LESSON 2:

Read and Play Your First 3 Notes – Advanced

LESSON 3:

Read and Play 5 Notes

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Check your playing

How to make fast progress

Manuscript paper

LESSON 4:

What is Sound?

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What is sound?

LESSON 5:

Read and Play 7 Notes

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Check your playing

Finding the keys on your keyboard

Recognising the printed notes

LESSON 6:

What is a Musical Sound?

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What is a musical sound?

LESSON 7:

Play Using All Your Fingers

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What is a musical sound?

LESSON 8:

Play Without Looking at Your Hand

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Playing without looking at your hand

LESSON 9:

The Know-Before-You-Go Practice Method

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The Know-Before-You-Go practise method

LESSON 10:

Read and Play 10 Notes

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What is a musical sound?

LESSON 11:

Two Important Symbols in Printed Music

LESSON 12:

Read and Play 12 Notes

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Check your playing

LESSON 13:

The Heartbeat of Music

LESSON 14:

The Repeating Pattern

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STEAM TRAIN

LESSON 15:

Duration of Sounds

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What is a musical sound?

LESSON 16:

Duration of Silences

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What is a musical sound?

LESSON 17:

Showing the Pattern

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What is a musical sound?

LESSON 18:

Read and Play Pitch and Time

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Check your playing (pitch)

LESSON 19:

Sounding Your Best

LESSON 20:

The Pitch-Time-Music Practice Method

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The Pitch-Time-Music practice method

Check your playing

LESSON 21:

What is a Musical Sound?

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Check your playing

LESSON 22:

Grand Finale

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The Practise-in-Sections practice method

Certificate

Book 1 Tunes