Peter's Practice Log

:curling_stone: :golf:  Sunday, March 12th, 2023 (Day 237)  :clock3:  3 pomodoro cycles

FOUNDATIONS

  1. Chords:
    • Whole tone 251 drills
      • ABA Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
      • BAB Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
    • 9th Chords, circle of fourths
      • Majors, Type A (stacked 3rds) ✓
    • ’Minor 11th (‘So What’) Chords
       ⟶ declining chromatic sequence: Cm11⟶Gm11
  2. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 4 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on C, 104-bpm (HS, HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 92-bpm (HT)
      • B, G, C minors, harmonic & melodic
      • C harmonic minor formula pattern @ 92-bpm ✓
      • D, A, B♭, E♭ majors (+ formula pattern & scales in 10ths) ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • E♭B♭Bm: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm ✓
         ⟶ use half note authentic cadence (I-V-I) at end of each sequence
  3. Exercises: Clementi Op.821:
    • No.1, mm. 1-8 @ 52-bpm; No.2, mm. 1-8 (RH)
  4. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 5 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on A, 104-bpm (HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 104-bpm (HT)
      • A, E, F minors, harmonic & melodic
      • E, F, A♭ majors
    • A Major, A harmonic minor formula pattern @ 104-bpm ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • Am, A w/ I-V-I cadence: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm ✓
    • Dominant 7th Chords, root-position arpeggios & inversions (HS)
      • A (E7): broken @ 72-bpm, solid @ 60-bpm ✓
    • Two Octave Tonic Arpeggios: A @ 80-bpm ✓
  5. Two-octave scales (HT) random selection
    • C♯m, B, Dm, A♯m, G♯m
  6. Ear Training Pattern

REPERTOIRE

  • “Grow Old With Me” (John Lennon), AABA form
    Section A, mm. 1-27 @ 80-bpm
    Section B, mm. 28-33
  • Clementi, Op.36, No.1, “Sonatina in C Major”
    • 1st movement (AABB form)
       ⟶ Section A, mm. 1-15; 139-bpm
       ⟶ Section B, mm. 16-23; 108-bpm
    • 2nd movement: ⟶ mm. 1-16 @ 54-bpm

:maple_leaf:  Monday, March 13th, 2023 (Day 238)  :clock3:  3 pomodoro cycles

FOUNDATIONS

  1. Chords:
    • Whole tone 251 drills
      • ABA Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
      • BAB Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
    • 9th Chords, circle of fourths
      • Majors, Type A (stacked 3rds) ✓
  2. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 4 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on C, 104-bpm (HS, HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 92-bpm (HT)
      • B, G, C minors, harmonic & melodic
      • C harmonic minor formula pattern @ 92-bpm ✓
      • D, A, B♭, E♭ majors (+ formula pattern & scales in 10ths) ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • AGmD: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm ✓
         ⟶ use half note authentic cadence (I-V-I) at end of each sequence
  3. Exercises: Clementi Op.821:
    • No.1, mm. 1-8 @ 52-bpm; No.2, mm. 1-8 (RH) ✓
  4. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 5 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on A, 104-bpm (HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 104-bpm (HT)
      • A, E, F minors, harmonic & melodic
      • E, F, A♭ majors ✓
    • A Major, A harmonic minor formula pattern @ 104-bpm ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • A, Am w/ I-V-I cadence: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm ✓

REPERTOIRE

  • Clementi, Op.36, No.1, “Sonatina in C Major”
    • 1st movement (AABB form)
       ⟶ Section A, mm. 1-15; 139-bpm
    • 2nd movement: ⟶ mm. 1-16 @ 54-bpm
  • “Grow Old With Me” (John Lennon), AABA form
    Section A, mm. 1-27 @ 80-bpm

:maple_leaf:  Tuesday, March 14th, 2023 (Day 239)  :clock3:  3 pomodoro cycles

FOUNDATIONS

  1. Chords:
    • Whole tone 251 drills
      • ABA Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
      • BAB Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
    • 9th Chords, circle of fourths
      • Majors, Type A (stacked 3rds) ✓
    • ’Minor 11th (‘So What’) Chords
       ⟶ declining chromatic sequence: Cm11⟶Gm11
  2. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 4 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on C, 104-bpm (HS, HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 92-bpm (HT)
      • G, C, B minors, harmonic & melodic
      • C harmonic minor formula pattern @ 92-bpm ✓
      • B♭, E♭, A, D majors (+ formula pattern & scales in 10ths) ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • E♭B♭Gm: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm ✓
         ⟶ use half note authentic cadence (I-V-I) at end of each sequence
  3. Exercises: Clementi Op.821:
    • No.1, mm. 1-8 @ 52-bpm; No.2, mm. 1-8 (RH) ✓
  4. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 5 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on A, 104-bpm (HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 104-bpm (HT)
      • F, E, A minors, harmonic & melodic
      • F, A♭, E majors ✓
    • A Major, A harmonic minor formula pattern @ 104-bpm ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • A, Am w/ I-V-I cadence: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm ✓
    • Dominant 7th Chords, root-position arpeggios & inversions (HS)
      • A (E7): broken @ 72-bpm, solid @ 60-bpm
    • Two Octave Tonic Arpeggios: A @ 80-bpm
  5. Two-octave scales (HT) random selection
    • Dm, G♭, G♯m, D♭, F♯m
  6. Ear Training Pattern

REPERTOIRE

  • Clementi, Op.36, No.1, “Sonatina in C Major”
    • 1st movement (AABB form)
       ⟶ Section A, mm. 1-15; 132-bpm
       ⟶ Section B, mm. 16-32; 108-bpm
  • “Grow Old With Me” (John Lennon), AABA form
    Section A, mm. 1-27 @ 80-bpm
    Section B, mm. 28-34

:maple_leaf:  Wednesday, March 15th, 2023 (Day 240)  :clock3:  3 pomodoro cycles

FOUNDATIONS

  1. Chords:
    • Whole tone 251 drills
      • ABA Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
      • BAB Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
    • 9th Chords, circle of fourths
      • Majors, Type A (stacked 3rds) ✓
    • ’Minor 11th (‘So What’) Chords
       ⟶ declining chromatic sequence: Cm11⟶Gm11
  2. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 4 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on C, 104-bpm (HS, HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 92-bpm (HT)
      • G, C, B minors, harmonic & melodic
      • C harmonic minor formula pattern @ 92-bpm ✓
      • B♭, E♭, A, D majors (+ formula pattern & scales in 10ths) ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • GmE♭D: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm ✓
         ⟶ use half note authentic cadence (I-V-I) at end of each sequence
  3. Exercises: Clementi Op.821:
    • No.1, mm. 1-8 @ 52-bpm; No.2, mm. 1-8 (RH) ✓
  4. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 5 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on A, 104-bpm (HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 104-bpm (HT)
      • F, E, A minors, harmonic & melodic
      • F, A♭, E majors ✓
    • A Major, A harmonic minor formula pattern @ 104-bpm ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • A, Am w/ I-V-I cadence: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm ✓
    • Dominant 7th Chords, root-position arpeggios & inversions (HS)
      • A (E7): broken @ 72-bpm, solid @ 60-bpm
    • Two Octave Tonic Arpeggios: A @ 80-bpm
  5. Two-octave scales (HT) random selection
    • G♯m, F♯m, D♯m, C♯m
  6. Ear Training Pattern ✓

REPERTOIRE

  • Clementi, Op.36, No.1, “Sonatina in C Major”
    • 1st movement (AABB form)
       ⟶ Section A, mm. 1-15; 132-bpm
       ⟶ Section B, mm. 16-32; 108-bpm
    • 2nd movement: ⟶ mm. 1-16 @ 54-bpm
  • “The Holly and the Ivy” (Traditional); mm. 1-6

:maple_leaf:  Thursday, March 16th, 2023 (Day 241)  :clock3:  3 pomodoro cycles

FOUNDATIONS

  1. Chords:
    • Whole tone 251 drills
      • ABA Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
      • BAB Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
    • 9th Chords, circle of fourths
      • Majors, Type A (stacked 3rds) ✓
    • ’Minor 11th (‘So What’) Chords
       ⟶ declining chromatic sequence: Cm11⟶Gm11
  2. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 4 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on C, 104-bpm (HS, HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 92-bpm (HT)
      • G, C, B minors, harmonic & melodic
      • C harmonic minor formula pattern @ 92-bpm ✓
      • B♭, E♭, A, D majors (+ formula pattern & scales in 10ths) ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • E♭AD: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm ✓
         ⟶ use half note authentic cadence (I-V-I) at end of each sequence
  3. Exercises: Clementi Op.821:
    • No.1, mm. 1-8 @ 52-bpm; No.2, mm. 1-8 (RH)
  4. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 5 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on A, 104-bpm (HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 104-bpm (HT)
      • F, E, A minors, harmonic & melodic
      • F, A♭, E majors ✓
    • A Major, A harmonic minor formula pattern @ 104-bpm ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • A, Am w/ I-V-I cadence: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm ✓
    • Dominant 7th Chords, root-position arpeggios & inversions (HS)
      • A (E7): broken @ 72-bpm, solid @ 60-bpm ✓
    • Two Octave Tonic Arpeggios: A @ 80-bpm
  5. Two-octave scales (HT) random selection
    • G, G♯m, Dm, D♯m, D♭, C♯m
  6. Ear Training Pattern

REPERTOIRE

  • “Grow Old With Me” (John Lennon), AABA form
    Section A, mm. 1-27 @ 80-bpm
    Section B, mm. 28-34

:maple_leaf:  Friday, March 17th, 2023 (Day 242)  :clock4:  4 pomodoro cycles

FOUNDATIONS

  1. Chords:
    • Whole tone 251 drills
      • ABA Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
      • BAB Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
    • 9th Chords, circle of fourths
      • Majors, Type A (stacked 3rds) & Type B (closed position) ✓
    • ’Minor 11th (‘So What’) Chords
       ⟶ declining chromatic sequence: Cm11⟶Gm11
  2. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 4 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on C, 104-bpm (HS, HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 92-bpm (HT)
      • G, C, B minors, harmonic & melodic
      • C harmonic minor formula pattern @ 92-bpm ✓
      • B♭, E♭, A, D majors (+ formula pattern & scales in 10ths) ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • GmBmB♭: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm ✓
         ⟶ use half note authentic cadence (I-V-I) at end of each sequence
  3. Exercises: Clementi Op.821:
    • No.1, mm. 1-8 @ 52-bpm ✓
  4. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 5 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on A, 104-bpm (HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 104-bpm (HT)
      • F, E, A minors, harmonic & melodic
      • F, A♭, E majors ✓
    • A Major, A harmonic minor formula pattern @ 104-bpm ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • A, Am w/ I-V-I cadence: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm ✓
    • Dominant 7th Chords, root-position arpeggios & inversions (HS)
      • A (E7): broken @ 72-bpm, solid @ 60-bpm ✓
  5. Two-octave scales (HT) random selection
    • D♭, B, C♯m, A♯m, F♯m
  6. Ear Training Pattern ✓

REPERTOIRE

  • “Grow Old With Me” (John Lennon), AABA form
    Section A, mm. 1-27 @ 80-bpm
    Section B, mm. 28-34
  • Clementi, Op.36, No.1, “Sonatina in C Major”
    • 1st movement (AABB form)
       ⟶ Section A, mm. 1-15; 132-bpm
       ⟶ Section B, mm. 16-32; 108-bpm
    • 2nd movement: ⟶ mm. 1-16 @ 54-bpm

:maple_leaf:  Saturday, March 18th, 2023 (Day 243)  :clock4:  4 pomodoro cycles

FOUNDATIONS

  1. Chords:
    • Whole tone 251 drills
      • ABA Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
      • BAB Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
    • 9th Chords, circle of fourths
      • Majors, Type A (stacked 3rds) & Type B (closed position) ✓
  2. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 4 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on C, 104-bpm (HS, HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 92-bpm (HT)
      • G, C, B minors, harmonic & melodic
      • C harmonic minor formula pattern @ 92-bpm ✓
      • B♭, E♭, A, D majors (+ formula pattern & scales in 10ths) ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • B♭BmGm: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm ✓
         ⟶ use half note authentic cadence (I-V-I) at end of each sequence
  3. Exercises: Clementi Op.821:
    • No.1, mm. 1-8 @ 52-bpm ✓
  4. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 5 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on A, 104-bpm (HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 104-bpm (HT)
      • F, E, A minors, harmonic & melodic
      • F, A♭, E majors ✓
    • A Major, A harmonic minor formula pattern @ 104-bpm ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • A, Am w/ I-V-I cadence: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm ✓
    • Dominant 7th Chords, root-position arpeggios & inversions (HS)
      • A (E7): broken @ 72-bpm, solid @ 60-bpm ✓
  5. Ear Training Pattern ✓
  6. Sight Reading: Level 1 ✓

REPERTOIRE

  • Clementi, Op.36, No.1, “Sonatina in C Major”
    • 1st movement (AABB form)
       ⟶ Section A, mm. 1-15; 132-bpm
       ⟶ Section B, mm. 16-32; 108-bpm
    • 2nd movement: ⟶ mm. 1-16 @ 54-bpm
  • “Grow Old With Me” (John Lennon), AABA form
    Section A, mm. 1-27 @ 80-bpm
    Section B, mm. 28-34

:maple_leaf:  Sunday, March 19th, 2023 (Day 244)  :clock4:  4 pomodoro cycles

FOUNDATIONS

  1. Chords:
    • Whole tone 251 drills
      • ABA Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
      • BAB Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
    • 9th Chords, circle of fourths
      • Majors, Type A (stacked 3rds) & Type B (closed position) ✓
    • ’Minor 11th (‘So What’) Chords
       ⟶ declining chromatic sequence: Cm11⟶Gm11
  2. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 4 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on C, 104-bpm (HS, HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 92-bpm (HT)
      • G, C, B minors, harmonic & melodic
      • C harmonic minor formula pattern @ 92-bpm ✓
      • B♭, E♭, A, D majors (+ formula pattern & scales in 10ths) ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • E♭BmB♭: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm ✓
         ⟶ use half note authentic cadence (I-V-I) at end of each sequence
  3. Exercises: Clementi Op.821:
    • No.1, mm. 1-8 @ 52-bpm; No.2, mm. 1-8 (RH)
  4. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 5 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on A, 104-bpm (HT)
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 104-bpm (HT)
      • F, E, A minors, harmonic & melodic
      • F, A♭, E majors
    • A Major, A harmonic minor formula pattern @ 104-bpm ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • A, Am w/ I-V-I cadence: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm ✓
  5. Two-octave scales (HT) random selection
    • G, G♭, B, F♯m, A♯m, C♯m
  6. Sight Reading: Level 1

REPERTOIRE

  • “Grow Old With Me” (John Lennon), AABA form
    Section A, mm. 1-27 @ 80-bpm
    Section B, mm. 28-34
  • Clementi, Op.36, No.1, “Sonatina in C Major”
    • 1st movement (AABB form)
       ⟶ Section A, mm. 1-15; 132-bpm
       ⟶ Section B, mm. 16-32; 108-bpm
    • 2nd movement: ⟶ mm. 1-16 @ 54-bpm

:maple_leaf:  Monday, March 20th, 2023 (Day 245)  :clock4:  4 pomodoro cycles

FOUNDATIONS

  1. Chords:
    • Whole tone 251 drills
      • ABA Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
      • BAB Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
    • 9th Chords, circle of fourths
      • Majors, Type A (stacked 3rds) & Type B (closed position) ✓
    • ’Minor 11th (‘So What’) Chords
       ⟶ declining chromatic sequence: Cm11⟶Gm11
  2. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 4 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on C, 104-bpm (HS, HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 92-bpm (HT)
      • G, C, B minors, harmonic & melodic
      • C harmonic minor formula pattern @ 92-bpm ✓
      • B♭, E♭, A, D majors (+ formula pattern & scales in 10ths) ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • GmAE♭: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm
         ⟶ use half note authentic cadence (I-V-I) at end of each sequence
  3. Exercises: Clementi Op.821:
    • No.1, mm. 1-8 @ 52-bpm ✓
  4. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 5 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on A, 104-bpm (HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 104-bpm (HT)
      • F, E, A minors, harmonic & melodic
         ⟶ include Herbie Hancock m11 chords
      • F, A♭, E majors ✓
    • A Major, A harmonic minor formula pattern @ 104-bpm ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • A, Am w/ I-V-I cadence: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm ✓
    • Dominant 7th Chords, root-position arpeggios & inversions (HS)
      • A (E7): broken @ 72-bpm ✓
  5. Two-octave scales (HT) random selection
    • G, F♯m, Dm, D♯m, B
  6. Ear Training Pattern ✓
  7. Sight Reading: Level 1 ✓

COURSES / LESSONS

  • Extended Chords & Voicings course: Herbie Hancock Voicing

REPERTOIRE

  • “Grow Old With Me” (John Lennon), AABA form
    Section A, mm. 1-27 @ 80-bpm
    Section B, mm. 28-34
  • Clementi, Op.36, No.1, “Sonatina in C Major”
    • 1st movement (AABB form)
       ⟶ Section A, mm. 1-15; 126-bpm
       ⟶ Section B, mm. 16-32; 108-bpm
    • 2nd movement: ⟶ mm. 1-16 @ 54-bpm

:maple_leaf:  Tuesday, March 21th, 2023 (Day 246)  :clock4:  4 pomodoro cycles

FOUNDATIONS

  1. Chords:
    • Whole tone 251 drills
      • ABA Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
      • BAB Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
    • 9th Chords, circle of fourths
      • Majors, Type A (stacked 3rds) & Type B (closed position) ✓
    • ’Minor 11th (‘So What’) Chords
       ⟶ declining chromatic sequence: Cm11⟶Gm11
  2. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 4 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on C, 104-bpm (HS, HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 92-bpm (HT)
      • G, C, B minors, harmonic & melodic
         ⟶ include Herbie Hancock m11 chords
      • B♭, E♭, A, D majors (+ formula pattern & scales in 10ths) ✓
    • C harmonic minor formula pattern @ 92-bpm ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • B♭E♭Bm: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm ✓
         ⟶ use half note authentic cadence (I-V-I) at end of each sequence
  3. Exercises: Clementi Op.821:
    • No.1, mm. 1-8 @ 52-bpm ✓
  4. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 5 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on A, 104-bpm (HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 104-bpm (HT)
      • F, E, A minors, harmonic & melodic
         ⟶ include Herbie Hancock m11 chords
      • F, A♭, E majors ✓
    • A Major, A harmonic minor formula pattern @ 104-bpm ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • A, Am w/ I-V-I cadence: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm ✓
  5. Ear Training Pattern ✓

REPERTOIRE

  • “Grow Old With Me” (John Lennon), AABA form
    Section A, mm. 1-27 @ 80-bpm
    Section B, mm. 28-34
  • Clementi, Op.36, No.1, “Sonatina in C Major”
    • 1st movement (AABB form)
       ⟶ Section A, mm. 1-15; 126-bpm
       ⟶ Section B, mm. 16-32; 108-bpm
    • 2nd movement: ⟶ mm. 1-16 @ 54-bpm
  • J S Bach, “Minuet No.1” from Suite in G Minor, BWV 822
    mm. 1-8 @ 46-bpm

:maple_leaf:  Wednesday, March 22th, 2023 (Day 247)  :clock2:  2 pomodoro cycles

FOUNDATIONS

  1. Chords:
    • Whole tone 251 drills
      • ABA Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
      • BAB Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
    • 9th Chords, circle of fourths
      • Majors, Type A (stacked 3rds) & Type B (closed position) ✓
    • ’Minor 11th (‘So What’) Chords
       ⟶ declining chromatic sequence: Cm11⟶Gm11
  2. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 4 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on C, 104-bpm (HS, HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 92-bpm (HT)
      • G, C, B minors, harmonic & melodic
         ⟶ include Herbie Hancock m11 chords
      • B♭, E♭, A, D majors (+ formula pattern & scales in 10ths) ✓
    • C harmonic minor formula pattern @ 92-bpm ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • B♭GmBm: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm
         ⟶ use half note authentic cadence (I-V-I) at end of each sequence
  3. Exercises: Clementi Op.821:
    • No.1, mm. 1-8 @ 52-bpm; No.2 ✓
  4. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 5 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on A, 104-bpm (HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 104-bpm (HT)
      • F, E, A minors, harmonic & melodic
         ⟶ include Herbie Hancock m11 chords
      • F, A♭, E majors
    • A Major, A harmonic minor formula pattern @ 104-bpm ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • A, Am w/ I-V-I cadence: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm ✓
    • Dominant 7th Chords, root-position arpeggios & inversions (HS)
      • A (E7): broken @ 72-bpm, solid @ 60-bpm ✓
  5. Two-octave scales (HT) random selection
    • G♯m, G♭, F♯m, A♯m
  6. Ear Training Pattern ✓
  7. Sight Reading: Level 1 ✓

REPERTOIRE

  • “Grow Old With Me” (John Lennon), AABA form
    Section A, mm. 1-27 @ 80-bpm
    Section B, mm. 28-34
  • Clementi, Op.36, No.1, “Sonatina in C Major”
    • 1st movement (AABB form)
       ⟶ Section A, mm. 1-15; 126-bpm
       ⟶ Section B, mm. 16-32; 108-bpm
    • 2nd movement: ⟶ mm. 1-16 @ 54-bpm
  • J S Bach, “Minuet No.1” from Suite in G Minor, BWV 822
    mm. 1-8 @ 46-bpm

:maple_leaf:  Thursday, March 23th, 2023 (Day 248)  :clock3:  3 pomodoro cycles

FOUNDATIONS

  1. Chords:
    • Whole tone 251 drills
      • ABA Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
      • BAB Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
    • 9th Chords, circle of fourths
      • Majors, Type A (stacked 3rds) & Type B (closed position) ✓
    • ’Minor 11th (‘So What’) Chords
       ⟶ declining chromatic sequence: Cm11⟶Gm11
  2. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 4 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on C, 104-bpm (HS, HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 92-bpm (HT)
      • G, C, B minors, harmonic & melodic
         ⟶ include Herbie Hancock m11 chords
      • B♭, E♭, A, D majors (+ formula pattern & scales in 10ths) ✓
    • C harmonic minor formula pattern @ 92-bpm ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • GmBmE♭: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm ✓
         ⟶ use half note authentic cadence (I-V-I) at end of each sequence
  3. Exercises: Clementi Op.821:
    • No.1, mm. 1-8 @ 52-bpm; No.2, mm. 1-8 (RH)
  4. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 5 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on A, 104-bpm (HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 104-bpm (HT)
      • F, E, A minors, harmonic & melodic
         ⟶ include Herbie Hancock m11 chords
      • F, A♭, E majors
    • A Major, A harmonic minor formula pattern @ 104-bpm ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • A, Am w/ I-V-I cadence: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm ✓
    • Dominant 7th Chords, root-position arpeggios & inversions (HS)
      • A (E7): broken @ 72-bpm, solid @ 60-bpm
  5. Two-octave scales (HT) random selection
    • F♯m, Dm, D♭, C♯m, D♯m
  6. Ear Training Pattern

REPERTOIRE

  • “Grow Old With Me” (John Lennon), AABA form
    Section A, mm. 1-27 @ 80-bpm
    Section B, mm. 28-34
  • Clementi, Op.36, No.1, “Sonatina in C Major”
    • 1st movement (AABB form)
       ⟶ Section A, mm. 1-15; 126-bpm
       ⟶ Section B, mm. 16-32; 108-bpm
  • J. S. Bach, “Minuet No.1” from Suite in G Minor, BWV 822
    mm. 1-8 @ 60-bpm

MUSIC

  • Piano Jazz Ballads, Smooth Jazz Lounge, Various Artists (2014)

:maple_leaf:  Friday, March 24th, 2023 (Day 249)  :clock3:  3 pomodoro cycles

FOUNDATIONS

  1. Chords:
    • Whole tone 251 drills
      • ABA Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
      • BAB Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
    • 9th Chords, circle of fourths
      • Majors, Type A (stacked 3rds) & Type B (closed position) ✓
    • ’Minor 11th (‘So What’) Chords
       ⟶ declining chromatic sequence: Cm11⟶Gm11
  2. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 4 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on C, 104-bpm (HS, HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 92-bpm (HT)
      • G, C, B minors, harmonic & melodic
         ⟶ include Herbie Hancock m11 chords
      • B♭, E♭, A, D majors (+ formula pattern & scales in 10ths) ✓
    • C harmonic minor formula pattern @ 92-bpm ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • BmDGm: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm ✓
         ⟶ use half note authentic cadence (I-V-I) at end of each sequence
  3. Exercises: Clementi Op.821:
    • No.1, mm. 1-8 @ 52-bpm
  4. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 5 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on A, 104-bpm (HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 104-bpm (HT)
      • F, E, A minors, harmonic & melodic
         ⟶ include Herbie Hancock m11 chords
      • F, A♭, E majors ✓
    • A Major, A harmonic minor formula pattern @ 104-bpm ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • A, Am w/ I-V-I cadence: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm ✓
    • Dominant 7th Chords, root-position arpeggios & inversions (HS)
      • A (E7): broken @ 72-bpm, solid @ 60-bpm
  5. Two-octave scales (HT) random selection
    • D♭, C♯m, G, D♯m, G♯m, B
  6. Ear Training Pattern
  7. Sight Reading: Level 1

REPERTOIRE

  • J. S. Bach, “Minuet No.1” from Suite in G Minor, BWV 822
    mm. 1-8 @ 66-bpm
  • Clementi, Op.36, No.1, “Sonatina in C Major”
    • 1st movement (AABB form)
       ⟶ Section A, mm. 1-15; 126-bpm
       ⟶ Section B, mm. 16-32; 108-bpm
  • “Grow Old With Me” (John Lennon), AABA form
    Section A, mm. 1-27 @ 80-bpm
    Section B, mm. 28-34

:maple_leaf:  Saturday, March 25th, 2023 (Day 250)  :clock3:  3 pomodoro cycles

FOUNDATIONS

  1. Chords:
    • Whole tone 251 drills
      • ABA Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
      • BAB Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
    • 9th Chords, circle of fourths
      • Majors, Type A (stacked 3rds) & Type B (closed position) ✓
    • ’Minor 11th (‘So What’) Chords
       ⟶ declining chromatic sequence: Cm11⟶Fm11
  2. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 4 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on C, 104-bpm (HS, HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 92-bpm (HT)
      • G, C, B minors, harmonic & melodic
         ⟶ include Herbie Hancock m11 chords
      • B♭, E♭, A, D majors (+ formula pattern & scales in 10ths) ✓
    • C harmonic minor formula pattern @ 92-bpm ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • B♭DGm: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm ✓
         ⟶ use half note authentic cadence (I-V-I) at end of each sequence
  3. Exercises: Clementi Op.821:
    • No.1, mm. 1-8 @ 52-bpm; No.2, mm. 1-8 (RH)
  4. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 5 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on A & F, 104-bpm (HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 104-bpm (HT)
      • F, E, A minors, harmonic & melodic
         ⟶ include Herbie Hancock m11 chords
      • F, A♭, E majors ✓
    • A Major, A harmonic minor formula pattern @ 104-bpm ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • A, Am w/ I-V-I cadence: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm ✓
    • Dominant 7th Chords, root-position arpeggios & inversions (HS)
      • A (E7): broken @ 72-bpm, solid @ 60-bpm ✓
  5. Two-octave scales (HT) random selection
    • F♯m (A), C♯m (E), G♭, Dm (F), G♯m (B) ✓
  6. Ear Training Pattern ✓
  7. Sight Reading: Level 1 ✓

REPERTOIRE

  • J. S. Bach, “Minuet No.1” from Suite in G Minor, BWV 822; AABB form
    Section A, mm. 1-16 @ 100-bpm
    Section B, mm. 17-24 @ 60-bpm
  • “Grow Old With Me” (John Lennon), AABA form
    Section A, mm. 1-27 @ 80-bpm
    Section B, mm. 28-34
  • Clementi, Op.36, No.1, “Sonatina in C Major”
    • 1st movement (AABB form)
       ⟶ Section A, mm. 1-15; 126-bpm
       ⟶ Section B, mm. 16-32; 108-bpm
  • “Misty” ⟶ focus on mm. 23 & 24

:maple_leaf:  Sunday, March 26th, 2023 (Day 251)  :clock3:  3 pomodoro cycles

FOUNDATIONS

  1. Chords:
    • Whole tone 251 drills
      • ABA Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
      • BAB Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
    • 9th Chords, circle of fourths
      • Majors, Type A (stacked 3rds) & Type B (closed position) ✓
    • ’Minor 11th (‘So What’) Chords
       ⟶ declining chromatic sequence: Cm11⟶Gm11
  2. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 4 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on C, 104-bpm (HS, HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 92-bpm (HT)
      • G, C, B minors, harmonic & melodic
         ⟶ include Herbie Hancock m11 chords
      • B♭, E♭, A, D majors (+ formula pattern & scales in 10ths) ✓
    • C harmonic minor formula pattern @ 92-bpm ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • E♭DGm: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm ✓
         ⟶ use half note authentic cadence (I-V-I) at end of each sequence
  3. Exercises: Clementi Op.821:
    • No.1, mm. 1-8 @ 52-bpm; No.2, mm. 1-8 (RH)
  4. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 5 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on A & F, 104-bpm (HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 104-bpm (HT)
      • F, E, A minors, harmonic & melodic
         ⟶ include Herbie Hancock m11 chords
      • F, A♭, E majors
    • A Major, A harmonic minor formula pattern @ 104-bpm
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • A, Am w/ I-V-I cadence: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm
    • Dominant 7th Chords, root-position arpeggios & inversions (HS)
      • A (E7): broken @ 72-bpm, solid @ 60-bpm

REPERTOIRE

  • J. S. Bach, “Minuet No.1” from Suite in G Minor, BWV 822; AABB form
    Section A, mm. 1-16 @ 100-bpm
    Section B, mm. 17-48 @ 88-bpm
  • Clementi, Op.36, No.1, “Sonatina in C Major”
    • 1st movement (AABB form)
       ⟶ Section A, mm. 1-15; 126-bpm
       ⟶ Section B, mm. 16-32; 108-bpm

:maple_leaf:  Monday, March 27th, 2023 (Day 252)  :clock4:  4 pomodoro cycles

FOUNDATIONS

  1. Chords:
    • Whole tone 251 drills
      • ABA Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
      • BAB Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major
    • 9th Chords, circle of fourths
      • Majors, Type A (stacked 3rds) & Type B (closed position)
    • ’Minor 11th (‘So What’) Chords
       ⟶ declining chromatic sequence: Cm11⟶Fm11
  2. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 4 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on C, 104-bpm (HS, HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 92-bpm (HT)
      • G, C, B minors, harmonic & melodic
         ⟶ include Herbie Hancock m11 chords
      • B♭, E♭, A, D majors (+ formula pattern & scales in 10ths) ✓
    • C harmonic minor formula pattern @ 92-bpm ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • BmGmB♭: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm ✓
         ⟶ use half note authentic cadence (I-V-I) at end of each sequence
  3. Exercises: Clementi Op.821:
    • No.1, mm. 1-8 @ 52-bpm; No.2, mm. 1-8 (RH)
  4. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 5 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on A & F, 104-bpm (HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 104-bpm (HT)
      • F, E, A minors, harmonic & melodic
         ⟶ include Herbie Hancock m11 chords
      • F, A♭, E majors ✓
    • A Major, A harmonic minor formula pattern @ 104-bpm ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • A, Am w/ I-V-I cadence: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm ✓
    • Dominant 7th Chords, root-position arpeggios & inversions (HS)
      • A (E7): broken @ 72-bpm, solid @ 60-bpm ✓
  5. Two-octave scales (HT) random selection
    • C♯m (E), G♯m (B), D♭, Dm (F), G
  6. Ear Training Pattern ✓
  7. Sight Reading: Level 1 ✓

REPERTOIRE

  • J. S. Bach, “Minuet No.1,” BWV 822, from Suite in G Minor
    AABB form complete, mm. 1-48 @ 100-bpm
  • J. S. Bach, “Prelude in C,” BWV 846, from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1
    mm. 1-6
  • Clementi, Op.36, No.1, “Sonatina in C Major”
    • 1st movement (AABB form)
       ⟶ Section A, mm. 1-15; 126-bpm
       ⟶ Section B, mm. 16-32; 108-bpm
  • “Grow Old With Me” (John Lennon), AABA form
    Section A, mm. 1-27 @ 80-bpm
    Section B, mm. 28-34

:maple_leaf:  Tuesday, March 28th, 2023 (Day 253)  :clock3:  3 pomodoro cycles

FOUNDATIONS

  1. Chords:
    • Whole tone 251 drills
      • ABA Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
      • BAB Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
    • 9th Chords, circle of fourths
      • Majors, Type A (stacked 3rds) & Type B (closed position)
    • ’Minor 11th (‘So What’) Chords
       ⟶ declining chromatic sequence: Cm11⟶Gm11
  2. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 4 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on C, 104-bpm (HS, HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 92-bpm (HT)
      • G, C, B minors, harmonic & melodic
         ⟶ include Herbie Hancock m11 chords
      • B♭, E♭, A, D majors (+ formula pattern & scales in 10ths) ✓
    • C harmonic minor formula pattern @ 92-bpm ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • B♭DE♭: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm ✓
         ⟶ use half note authentic cadence (I-V-I) at end of each sequence
  3. Exercises: Clementi Op.821:
    • No.1, mm. 1-8 @ 52-bpm; No.2, mm. 1-8 (RH)
  4. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 5 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on A & F, 104-bpm (HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 104-bpm (HT)
      • F, E, A minors, harmonic & melodic
         ⟶ include Herbie Hancock m11 chords
      • F, A♭, E majors
    • A Major, A harmonic minor formula pattern @ 104-bpm
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • A, Am w/ I-V-I cadence: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm

REPERTOIRE

  • J. S. Bach, “Minuet No.1,” BWV 822, from Suite in G Minor (1705?)
    AABB form complete, mm. 1-48 @ 100-bpm
  • Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 3 Études
    • Henry Lemoine, Op.37, No.17, “Étude in D Major” (1841)
      mm. 1-8
  • Clementi, Op.36, No.1, “Sonatina in C Major”
    • 1st movement (AABB form)
       ⟶ Section A, mm. 1-15; 126-bpm

:maple_leaf:  Wednesday, March 29th, 2023 (Day 254)  :clock1:  1 pomodoro cycles

FOUNDATIONS

  1. Chords:
    • Whole tone 251 drills
      • ABA Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
      • BAB Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
    • 9th Chords, circle of fourths
      • Majors, Type A (stacked 3rds) ✓
    • ’Minor 11th (‘So What’) Chords
       ⟶ declining chromatic sequence: Cm11⟶Gm11
  2. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 4 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on C, 104-bpm (HS, HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 92-bpm (HT)
      • G, C, B minors, harmonic & melodic
         ⟶ include Herbie Hancock m11 chords
      • B♭, E♭, A, D majors (+ formula pattern & scales in 10ths) ✓
    • C harmonic minor formula pattern @ 92-bpm ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • DB♭Bm: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm ✓
         ⟶ use half note authentic cadence (I-V-I) at end of each sequence
  3. Exercises: Clementi Op.821:
    • No.1, mm. 1-8 @ 52-bpm
  4. Two-octave scales (HT) random selection
    • G♭, C♯m (E), F♯m (A) A♯m (D♭), D♭
  5. Ear Training Pattern ✓

REPERTOIRE

  • J. S. Bach, “Minuet No.1,” BWV 822, from Suite in G Minor (1705?)
    AABB form complete, mm. 1-48 @ 100-bpm
  • “Grow Old With Me” (John Lennon), AABA form
    Section A, mm. 1-27 @ 80-bpm
    Section B, mm. 28-34
  • Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 3 Études
    • Henry Lemoine, Op.37, No.17, “Étude in D Major” (1841)
      mm. 1-8
  • Clementi, Op.36, No.1, “Sonatina in C Major”
    • 1st movement (AABB form)
       ⟶ Section A, mm. 1-15; 126-bpm

:maple_leaf:  Thursday, March 30th, 2023 (Day 255)  :clock3:  3 pomodoro cycles

FOUNDATIONS

  1. Chords:
    • Whole tone 251 drills
      • ABA Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
      • BAB Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
    • 9th Chords, circle of fourths
      • Majors, Type A (stacked 3rds) ✓
    • ’Minor 11th (‘So What’) Chords
       ⟶ declining chromatic sequence: Cm11⟶Fm11
  2. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 4 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on C, 104-bpm (HS, HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 92-bpm (HT)
      • G, C, B minors, harmonic & melodic
         ⟶ include Herbie Hancock m11 chords
      • B♭, E♭, A, D majors (+ formula pattern & scales in 10ths) ✓
    • C harmonic minor formula pattern @ 92-bpm ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • E♭B♭Bm: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm ✓
         ⟶ use half note authentic cadence (I-V-I) at end of each sequence
  3. Exercises: Clementi Op.821:
    • No.1, mm. 1-8 @ 52-bpm ✓
  4. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 5 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on A & F, 104-bpm (HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 104-bpm (HT)
      • F, E, A minors, harmonic & melodic
         ⟶ include Herbie Hancock m11 chords
      • F, A♭, E majors ✓
    • A Major, A harmonic minor formula pattern @ 104-bpm ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • A, Am w/ I-V-I cadence: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm ✓
  5. Two-octave scales (HT) random selection
    • G♯m (B), F♯m (A), D♯m (G♭), B
  6. Ear Training Pattern ✓

REPERTOIRE

  • J. S. Bach, “Minuet No.1,” BWV 822, from Suite in G Minor (1705?)
    AABB form complete, mm. 1-48 @ 100-bpm
  • Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 3 Études
    • Henry Lemoine, Op.37, No.17, “Étude in D Major” (1841)
      mm. 1-8
  • Clementi, Op.36, No.1, “Sonatina in C Major”
    • 1st movement (AABB form)
       ⟶ Section A, mm. 1-15; 126-bpm
       ⟶ Section B, mm. 16-38; 108-bpm

:maple_leaf:  Friday, March 31th, 2023 (Day 256)  :clock3:  3 pomodoro cycles

FOUNDATIONS

  1. Chords:
    • Whole tone 251 drills
      • ABA Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
      • BAB Form ⇒ C Major to D Major; D♭ Major to E♭ Major ✓
    • 9th Chords, circle of fourths
      • Majors, Type A (stacked 3rds) ✓
    • ’Minor 11th (‘So What’) Chords
       ⟶ declining chromatic sequence: Cm11⟶Fm11
  2. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 3 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on D, 80-bpm (HS) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 80-bpm (HT)
      • D minor, harmonic & melodic & F major (+ formula pattern & scales in 10ths) ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • FDm: broken @ 69-bpm, solid @ 120-bpm ✓
  3. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 4 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on C, 104-bpm (HS, HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 92-bpm (HT)
      • G, C, B minors, harmonic & melodic
         ⟶ include Herbie Hancock m11 chords
      • B♭, E♭, A, D majors (+ formula pattern & scales in 10ths) ✓
    • C harmonic minor formula pattern @ 92-bpm ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • DB♭Gm: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm ✓
         ⟶ use half note authentic cadence (I-V-I) at end of each sequence
  4. Ear Training Pattern ✓
  5. Sight Reading: Level 1
  6. Exercises: Clementi Op.821:
    • No.1, mm. 1-8 @ 52-bpm; No.2 ✓
  7. Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 5 Technical:
    • Chromatic scale, one-octave starting on A & F, 104-bpm (HT) ✓
    • Two-octave scales @ minimum 104-bpm (HT)
      • F, E, A minors, harmonic & melodic
         ⟶ include Herbie Hancock m11 chords
      • F, A♭, E majors ✓
    • A Major, A harmonic minor formula pattern @ 104-bpm ✓
    • Tonic triads & inversions, broken & solid, two octaves ascending (HT)
      • A, Am w/ I-V-I cadence: broken @ 66-bpm, solid @ 132-bpm ✓
    • Dominant 7th Chords, root-position arpeggios & inversions (HS)
      • A (E7): broken @ 72-bpm, solid @ 60-bpm
    • Two Octave Tonic Arpeggios: A @ 80-bpm ✓
  8. Two-octave scales (HT) random selection
    • G♯m (B), D♭, G, C♯m (E), A♯m (D♭) ✓

REPERTOIRE

  • J. S. Bach, “Minuet No.1,” BWV 822, from Suite in G Minor (1705?)
    AABB form complete, mm. 1-48 @ 100-bpm
  • Clementi, Op.36, No.1, “Sonatina in C Major”
    • 1st movement (AABB form)
       ⟶ Section A, mm. 1-15; 126-bpm
       ⟶ Section B, mm. 16-38; 108-bpm
  • Royal Conservatory of Music, Level 3 Études
    • Henry Lemoine, Op.37, No.17, “Étude in D Major” (1841), AABBCC form
      Section A, mm. 1-8 @ 52-bpm
      Section B, mm. 9-12, RH