Notes whose lengths are equal to one-sixteenth the value of a whole note or one quarter of a quarter note.
Sharps, flats and naturals that do not appear in a key signature.
Chords with alternate ordering of their tones where the root is placed either in the middle or at the top of the chord.
Crossing Over Thumb
The physical motion of crossing fingers 2, 3, 4, or 5 over the thumb; used when playing scalar passages or outside of five finger scales.
- Choose Good Fingerings
- Hands Separate Practice
- Help Student Achieve Sensitive and Musical Playing
- Isolate Voices
- Make Rhythmic Exercises Using Difficult Rhythms
- Play Small Segments
- Practice Scalar Passages in Rhythms
- Work on a Smooth Legato Touch