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W.A.

Mozart

Sonata K330
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Learning a new piece by PianoWell system
Stage 1
Analysing the piece

1. Mark fingering and position changes in the piece.


2. Imagine SH in timbre with movement.
3.1. Watch video How to mentally practice piano
4. Play the piece with SH while imagining notes and watching wrist and elbow movements.
5. Imagine BH in timbre with movement.
6. Play the piece with BH while imagining notes and watching wrist and elbow movements.
7. Play the piece with BH with intonation, weight and articulations. Play the piece with intonation
and weight from this moment on.
8. Listen to harmonies of the piece.
9. Imagine BH in timbre and harmony with movement.
10. Play the piece in timbre and harmony with movement intonating with articulation each
interval.
11. Imagine BH in timbre, harmony and dynamics with movement.
12. Play the piece in timbre, harmony and dynamics with movement.
13. Imagine BH in timbre, harmony, dynamics and voicing with movement.
14. Play the piece in timbre, harmony, dynamics and voicing with movement.
15. Imagine BH in sound texture with movement.
16. Play the piece in sound texture with movement and pedal. Play with pedal from this moment
on.
17. Imagine BH in sound texture and harmony with movement.
18. Play the piece in sound texture and harmony with movement.
19. Imagine BH in sound texture, harmony and dynamics with movement.
20. Play the piece in sound texture, harmony and dynamics with movement.
21. Imagine BH in sound texture, harmony, dynamics and voicing with movement.
22. Play the piece in sound texture, harmony, dynamics and voicing with movement. Play the
piece in sound texture, harmony, dynamics and voicing with movement from this moment on.
23. Play the piece with musical speech.
24. Analyze phrasing in the piece size and type of motifs, phrases and sentences.
25. Play the piece with musical speech and motifs.
26. Play the piece with musical speech and phrases.
27. Play the piece with musical speech and sentences.
28. Tune in to emotional image of the piece. Play the piece with phrasing feeling how you express
emotional image of the piece through musical speech.
29. Analyze form in the piece.
30. Play the piece with phrasing feeling how you express image and form.
31. Feel pulsation emotionally while internally singing the piece. Play the piece with phrasing
feeling how you express emotional image, form and time. Play only in slow tempo at this stage.
Tune into the trinity of image, form and time; imagine the first notes in sound texture; think
about phrasing while playing.
Stage 2
Learning the piece

Watch videos

"Inefficient piano practice vs. Efficient practice (2)"


"How to practice piano in fast tempo"
"How to play piano fast without rush and tension"

Play the piece by sentences (then by 2 sentences, 4, 8, etc.):

5 times in slow tempo;


5 times in moderate tempo;
5 times in fast tempo.

Learning Difficult Fragments

Separately play a difficult fragment 5 times with SH and then 5 times with BH:

in slow tempo;
in moderate tempo;
in fast tempo.

Play a difficult fragment within its context 5 times with SH and then 5 times with BH:

in slow tempo;
in moderate tempo;
in fast tempo.

Play the whole piece in order to reveal new difficult fragments.

Stage 3
Rehearsing the piece

Watch "Piano masterclass - Pushing vs. Pulling playing"


Play the piece in front of the camera over and over again, trying to make the best shot.
Play the piece in front of small group of people
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