Continuing in our studies from John Thompson’s Modern Course For The Piano Second Grade Book, today’s lesson will cover Deep River on page 61. In today’s lesson we will discuss the following topics:
Lots of pedal work
8VB – moves bass notes down an octave
Key of E flat major
Shaping dynamics through phrases
Focus on musicality
Students will need to purchase their own copy of this book so they can follow along with these lessons.
This course is taught by Nathan Secrest, a piano studio instructor located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.