at the staff above. There are now two different
notes shown. In each measure, middle
C is shown twice then "F"
is shown twice. Push the play button on
the slider bar below.
of your right hand on middle C of
your keyboard. Now, place the "ring
of your right hand on the "F"
note above middle C. Play middle
C twice with your thumb and then play
"F" twice with your ring
finger. Alternate back and forth from middle
C to "F" as shown on
the staff. As you listen to the slider bar
you'll notice that it is playing the same
two notes that you are.
Match what you are playing, to what is being
played by the slider bar (two
C's and then two F's repeated over and over).
this for 3 minutes. As before, let your
eyes move from note to note on the staff.
Repeat as needed. If you need more than
3 minutes, that's okay. Take all the time
that you need. You should continue playing
along with the slider bar, and reading the
notes on the staff, until it feels very
natural to do this.
You are learning the basic "Read
and Play" skill that you will need
to master in order to play written music.
Make sure that you are playing the same
F's and 2-C's)
the slider bar and at the same time. You
can use your ears and listen
to decide if you are playing in the same
place as the slider bar. Play together as
long as you need to in order to feel a "togetherness"
with the slider bar.
one with the slider bar."