6 June 2014 Practice blog

Practice blog Khipukamayuk

The harmonics, it’s a chord part – seven bars – I try to change the tension for each shift of chords to show the musical development. Then there is a melodic part, from bar 122. I try to feel the energy of smaller notes before the long ones as upbeats leading into the next – it creates direction. But intonation, I have to play slow and feel the intervals, and listen. Be strict with myself. It is hard finding good and logical fingerings, and at the same time try to just feel the tones. I should be able to do both at the same time. Relax the arms, do not start creating bad habits now.

 

I have also made a memorizing overview to help me remember the seven chords when playing by heart: