Piano Technique 101: Class #4 Arpeggio and Scale | Ilse Lozoya | Skillshare

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Piano Technique 101: Class #4 Arpeggio and Scale

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Lessons in This Class

    • 1.



    • 2.

      Major Scale Part I


    • 3.

      Major Scale Part II


    • 4.

      Major Scale Complete


    • 5.

      Arpeggios Part A


    • 6.

      Arpeggios Part B


    • 7.

      Thank You!!


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About This Class

In this class you will learn the basic technique to play an arpeggio and a scale in the correct way, from how your fingers should place at the keyboard and how to prepare to increase speed, always being careful with the fingering. This class is the number 4 in the Piano Technique 101 Series, everything in order to improve your technique and enhance your playing.

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Ilse Lozoya

Music teacher and Online Educator



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My name is Ilse Lozoya I am a pianist and educator, I love to teach online because I can share about music, piano, and education with student around the globe and I think this a wonderful thing in our days.

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1. Introduction: Hi. Welcome to this class. This last is a number four in the piano tune Eak One or one Siri's and is dedicated to learn how to play. Enter feature on a scale. Who needs this course? Any piano student, even if you are just considering to start playing piano or you are already playing piano, you have been playing for many years. This exercises are going to help you be trust. I'm going to give you some important tips. It doesn't matter which jam Raj you are playing. If you have a keyboard, a grand piano, it doesn't matter why. Because you need to acquire this technical skills. When we play our pages on the scales, we need to be able to play with a good control and being able to play and our pager correctly. It's going to help you on a scale. It's going to help you to fly faster in the future and to be able to play many pieces because basically, music it's cool off our pages and scales. This class has 100% practical BDO, so no previous knowledge is required. My name is still so so, Yeah, I'm going to be your instructor, your teacher in this class and I'm very happy to share all this. TIFs on advice is so you can really be able to improve your playing on. Take it to the next level. Welcome to this class and enroll today. 2. Major Scale Part I: Well, now let's learn how to play the major scale. Maybe you have carried about this. You have seen this in another. BDO is because it's very elemental, unnecessary to learn how to play this. If you are a self, the person maybe you have heard this before, have you Teoh, too? Piano lesson phoned. You were a child. Well, maybe you practice this as well. So but what I wonder to understand is that practice a scale, it's necessary in order to be prepared off. This sequence off notes that we are going to play in many songs that we are going to play. So it's very important to have this scale play in a very correct way. So what I want to do first, I'm going to play from scene to the banks and see. So this is the scale from sea to Dixie. And what do you need to consider is the way that you're one, too? Play this because, of course, I only have five fingers I need to make so movement in order to play from seat to the next , see what I'm going to do. I'm going to play the C note, but exactly at the moment when I play that the note, I'm going to pass my thumb. So if I playing with the correct position, I will be able to play the finger. Number four are passed and passed my thumb without any problem. If I stretching my fingers like this when I play, then I won't be able to pass my thump. So it's really important, really, really important to play like this carpenter fingers. So when you played, you can have the space to move freely. Move your thumb freely right here. So I'm going to play. You know, when I played, the denoting would pass my thumb on when I get to if I'm going to play with my farm again. So I passed my thumb quickly but not playing yet. Only I didn't play until I got to the F note. So we're going to play. I see t mean Then I played the F note that look my fingers already to play. So it's really important to understand this principle because you can play this, uh, not a very good way. And that's a school is not going to help you if you mean to play faster you passed your song, then you play the F note. Now I want to play with my left hand right here. Well, would you begin number five? When I get to the G note, I'm going to pass my finger number tree on. They are going to play the a note. What I'm doing is that anticipating the movement way I get to G, I passed my finger number treat. Now when I played the a note, my thumb is going to be right here, ready to play this one more time for tree that I passed myself. So take your time to learn the fingering. It's really important to play always with the same fingering. If you're changed finger in each time that you play your are not going to memorize this. Your muscles are not going to memorize the way that I need to play. So it's really important to play without any mistake. Oh, always 3. Major Scale Part II : Now let's play the major scale the C major scale, But going beginning right years. I'm going, I'm going down. I'm going to take it over. I see. So what I need to consider is that when I get to the f note, I'm going to pass my finger number tree. And when I played that he knows from my finger number triggered past my thumb. So it's going to be ready to get to the C note. See, I'm going to play this one more time, see the being seen. So my movements are really fast even that I'm not playing, I'm playing the Each note goes in a very slow What does low speed But I'm not playing. I'm anticipated with fast movements that were to play with my left hand on right here. When I'm going down, I I need to be careful so I can be able to pass myself like this. I laid Geno's s so I'm going to play this again when I play finger number two. It has my song on then as a Gino tonight we may sump again And look how when I played with myself, my the rest of the figures are ready to keep playing. This is going to have me to play faster in the future. So I want to play one last time for me, right past the tree. They can't. 4. Major Scale Complete : I want to play the major scale now the complete, complete way where I'm going to do a single to play the C note Always in a very slow way But passing my song thing going down when I get to you have no type pass my finger, never tree And then my thumb stray so more to play this one more time so you can watch movement in anticipation is very important tree on my song right How what you playing my left hand right here number train that my son is ready Growing down way e I really recommend you to play this as much as possible Separated hands before playing both dance at the same time I'm going to play this very slowly, both hands so I can't concentrate Each movement that needs to be played perfect way I recommended to practice each hand separated Then together Even if you are capable to play both hands at the same time Try each and separated Even if you have practices too many years Look at your hands on look at your fingers and think what can you improve 5. Arpeggios Part A : Let's learn how to plea on our page. Geo, Maybe you're familiar with this. Maybe you are not. Well, it's OK if you don't understand the theory behind this exercise, but you're capable to play this even if you don't understand at all. Because this is not a tear recourse, That's what I'm not going to explain this. Well, I got to play. This is the sea trying when we practice, Try as you were playing, See, e g Whoa! I'm going to play this three notes, but I'm going to play the next See that soil? So I'm going to play, see with my finger number one e with my finger number two g with my feet, your number tree and then the next seat with my finger number five. So, Jake, I want to articulate very slow way so I can control. I can make sure that I'm playing with my moving your tips, Dan going to play into tapes Plantation of this is going to pass my thought. I'm going to play the sea with my phone again. Besides making your fingers a stronger during to develop a very good position. Now I'm going to play this with my left hand. I'm going to use for their number five. Dream on and be careful with your finger number five. Make sure that you're playing this way like this five tree passing retreat. Way to play this one time 32 Ah! 6. Arpeggios Part B : now I'm going to play again. Are Pedro and are paid your bunch. I'm going to change the fingering. The last exercise. I played this with my finger number 12 and tree. Now I'm going to play with fingers. Want to, um or this is important. You are going to feel a little bit. You know, we're not comfortable because you need to play G Would finger number two and then the see? No, we figure number five. But that's okay. That's one of the main purposes off. The main purpose of this exercise is to play like this, someone to play one for. And then I'm going down and I'm going to play two tapes four than depressed my thought. Going down number four. On what? To pray this one more time. Look how I throwing my fingers. Poor Chu. One four on. And what? We're going to play my left hand finger. 54 to 1. First one on tape and one for now, playing two tapes by before going to pass. My and I play there one last time. Four on and you relax. This is a very good exercise that this is going to prepare you to play seventh courts as well. So it's a very good idea to practice this 7. Thank You!!: we're now at the end off this class. I really hope that off this exercises have helped you to improve your plane. Remember that this classes are part off the piano technique. Serious. So I'm going to keep releasing another classes with different exercises about this important topic that is having a good pianistic. My name is also so. Yeah, it has been a pleasure. And thank you. Poor have enrolled in this class. And I be aware off next announcements when I'll be releasing more classes about piano technique. Thank you. And if you have any questions, let me know ants. If you want to leave a review of a very happy to read about this. Thank you.