Lessons 241–252

Piano Unit 13

Lesson 241 Sonatina in C: First Movement: A Section: Right Hand

What You’ll Learn

  • How to play the right hand part for the A section of "Sonatina in C, 1st movement" by Muzio Clementi
  • New time signature: "Cut time" (2/2)
  • New terms: sonatina, movement

Lesson 242 Sonatina in C: First Movement: A Section: Left Hand

What You’ll Learn

  • How to play the left hand part for the A section of "Sonatina in C, 1st movement"
  • How to bring out the melody through voicing
  • New term: Alberti bass

Lesson 243 Sonatina in C: First Movement: B Section: Right Hand

What You’ll Learn

  • How to play the right hand part for the B section of "Sonatina in C, 1st movement"
  • Review recognizing octave intervals
  • Wrist rotation technique

Lesson 244 Sonatina in C: First Movement: B Section: Left Hand

What You’ll Learn

  • How to play the left hand part for the B section of "Sonatina in C, 1st movement"
  • Review Alberti bass, rotation technique

Lesson 245 Sonata-allegro Form

What You’ll Learn

  • Analyze the form of the first movement of Clementi's "Sonatina in C"
  • New terms: sonata-allegro form, exposition, development, recapitulation

Lesson 246 Scales, Arpeggios & Chords in F Major

What You’ll Learn

  • How to play 2-octave scales and arpeggios in F major
  • Review diatonic chords and inversions in F major

Lesson 247 Sonatina by Clementi, 2nd Movement: A Section: Right Hand

What You’ll Learn

  • How to play the right hand part for the A section of Clementi's "Sonatina in C, 2nd movement"
  • New technique: playing trills
  • New rhythms and symbols: eighth-note triplets, forzato

Lesson 248 Sonatina by Clementi, 2nd Movement: A Section: Left Hand

What You’ll Learn

  • How to play the left hand part for the A section of Clementi's "Sonatina Opus 36, Number 1, 2nd movement"
  • New term: opus

Lesson 249 Sonatina by Clementi, 2nd Movement: B Section: Right Hand

What You’ll Learn

  • How to play the right hand part for the B section of Clementi's "Sonatina Opus 36, Number 1, 2nd movement"
  • New term: courtesy accidental

Lesson 250 Sonatina by Clementi, 2nd Movement: B Section: Left Hand

What You’ll Learn

  • How to play the left hand part for the B section of Clementi's "Sonatina Opus 36, Number 1, 2nd movement"
  • Review sonata-allegro form and practice techniques for analyzing form

Lesson 251 Rhythm Challenge: Triplets

What You’ll Learn

  • Learn how to count and perform eighth-note triplets
  • Practice recognizing the difference between eighth-note triplets and other rhythms which divide a beat in 3 unequal parts

Lesson 252 Sonatina by Clementi, 3rd Movement: Right Hand

What You’ll Learn

  • How to play the right hand part for the 3rd movement of Clementi's "Sonatina Opus 36, Number 1"
  • Review 3/8 time signature