Stage F is the sixth level of the piano TRACKS curriculum. At the end of this stage students should find a Grade 3 level exam accessible. To complete Stage F students should be comfortable with:
- notes beyond three ledger lines above and below the treble and bass clef staves
- more complex triplets (i.e. mixes of note values and rests etc.)
- playing pieces that include a mixture of triplet quavers and regular quavers
- playing in 9 or 12 quavers a bar
- what major, minor, and perfect intervals are
- key signatures of up to three sharps or flats
- perfect cadences
Unit F01 – Notes and the Stave
piano TRACKS Unit F1 – Notes and the Stave: Beyond three ledger lines.
Unit F02 – Rhythm
piano TRACKS Unit F2 – Rhythm: Complex triplets.
Unit F03 – Tempo
piano TRACKS Unit F3 – Tempo: Developing rubato skills.
Unit F04 – Pulse and Metre
piano TRACKS Unit F4 – Pulse and Metre: More compound time.
Unit F07 – Hand Position and Co-ordination
piano TRACKS Unit F7 – Hand Position and Co-ordination: Music with 3 voices.
Unit F08 – Intervals
piano TRACKS Unit F8 – Intervals: Major, minor, and perfect intervals.
Unit F10 – Tonality
piano TRACKS Unit F10 – Tonality: Key signatures with three sharps or flats.
Unit F11 – Technical Exercises
piano TRACKS Unit F11 – Scales and Technical Exercises: Upper elementary level piano.
Unit F12 – Chords and Harmony
piano TRACKS Unit F12 – Chords and Harmony: Perfect cadences.
Unit F13 Ornaments
piano TRACKS Unit F13 – Ornaments: Trills.