In this math tutorial we learn how to calculate the surface area of a triangular prism, whether it is an L-shape prism or a normal triangular prism using two methods.
In Hanon Exercise no. 21 we are finally starting with the Transcendent Exercises for preparing the fingers for the Virtuoso Exercises. This is a fun and easy one to practice with the hands doing a perfect inverse of fingering.
In the last exercise of the first part of the Hanon series, we are looking at Hanon Exercise no. 20. This exercise is for stretching between the 2nd and 4th and 4th and 5th finger as well a general exercise for fingers 2, 3 and 4.
It has been a long while since I have posted a math tutorial. Since most of my students are now slowly getting ready to do exams at the end of the year, I have noticed that they higher Grade students tend to get their rules wrong when we need to add or subtract fractions involving quadratic expressions. In this tutorial we look at what to identify and how to go about so that you do not get the least common denominator wrong.
Hanon Exercise no. 18 is an exercise for all 5 fingers.
It is performance time. Here I play Erik Satie’s Nocturne no. 1
The Nocturnes stand apart from Satie’s piano music of the 1910s in their complete seriousness, lacking the zany titles, musical parody, and extramusical texts he typically featured in his scores of the time.
Building on phrasing from Exercise 1, Exercise 2 of Czerny’s Op. 599 introduces us to some new technique and a different theme.
Building on Exercise 1, Czerny Exercise 2 of Op. 453 gets a bit more complex with more technical facility required.
In Hanon, Exercise no. 17 we focus on many extensions, the extension of the 1st and 2nd finger, 2nd and 4th finger as well as the 4th and 5th finger. It is also an exercise for fingers 3, 4 and 5.