Piano Technique: Reeling off parallel thirds in staccato (with a trampoline effect)

The playground as music teacher applies:

My brood of students and I enjoy the romp through a set of parallel thirds within a five-finger position.

In our escapade, we usually dance through the Major and parallel minor tonalities.

Interplay, back and forth always helps. It allows the teacher to model physical ingredients of a buoyant staccato.

Arms and wrists should be relaxed, and suggested points of energy renewal are identified. Ilyana, 8, punctuated these with claps before she gave it a whirl.

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