Stage G is the seventh level of the piano TRACKS curriculum. By the end of this stage students should be able to tackle pieces that are about Grade 4 level. This Stage includes:
- what alto clefs are (and how to work out note letters on the alto clef stave)
- breves, breve rests, double dots, duplets
- aural and written identification of intervals up to one octave
- double sharps and double flats
- key signatures with four sharps or four flats
- technical names for the degrees of the scale
- imperfect cadences
- turns and appoggiaturas
- sonatas/sonatinas and sonata form
piano TRACKS Unit G1 – Notes and the Stave: Alto clef.
piano TRACKS Unit G2 – Rhythm: Breves, duplets, and double dots.
piano TRACKS Unit G3 – Tempo: Widening repertoire and experience.
piano TRACKS Unit G8 – Intervals: Major, minor, and perfect intervals.
piano TRACKS Unit G9 – Accidentals: Double sharps and double flats.
piano TRACKS Unit G10 – Tonality: Key signatures with 4 sharps or flats.
piano TRACKS Unit G11 – Scales and Technical Exercises: Exercises with up to four sharps or up to three flats.
piano TRACKS Unit G12 – Chords and Harmony: Imperfect cadences.
piano TRACKS Unit G13 – Ornaments: Turns and appoggiaturas.
piano TRACKS Unit G15 Forms and Structure: Sonata form and sonatas.