A References Systematization Study in the Methodology of Group Piano Teaching

Eduardo Rocha



The references for interpretation at the beginning of musical learning constitute the core of group piano teaching. Its stratification in technical, theoretical and tonal references enables an early, organized and effective approach to learning in which interpretation constitutes an agglutinating element.

The systematization of positions at the piano, resulting from the organization of technical references, is central to this article since these are essential to the viability of the execution. The remaining references, theoretical and tonal, which are transversal, complete the theoretical frame discussed here.

The proposed methodology, aimed at the 1st and 2nd grades of group piano teaching, it not intended to be unique but one of the methodological possibilities in an increasingly emerging area in Portugal, in which interpretation is the final goal.



Interpretation; technical references; theoretical references; tonal references, group piano teaching.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7559/citarj.v5i1.97


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