Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Canon in D Major by Johann Pachelbel

Nio Ajero performs "Canon in D" by Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706), arranged by Fred Kern. ;
This arrangement comes from the Hal Leonard Student Piano Library Piano Lessons Book 5:http://www.halleonard.com/piano
MIDI accompaniment is played through a beta version of Home Concert on the iPad controlling the tone generator on a Yamaha Disklavier Mark IV Pro Grand Piano:http://www.timewarptech.com

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Group 1 Harmonic Minor Scales

Nio Ajero demonstrates the fingering for playing Group 1 (cgdae) Harmonic Minor scales, two octaves up and down, hands together in parallel motion.

Thursday, February 03, 2011

Common Problems of Elementary Piano Students

Piano pedagogy students at Stephen F. Austin State University created this video project aimed at teachers of elementary piano students. Their purpose was to discuss common problems teachers may face with young students and illustrate possible solutions for them. To learn more about the School of Music at Stephen F. Austin State University, go to: http://music.sfasu.edu