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‘Ty sheet. . se © Music” The Virtuoso-Pianist. Part I. Preparatory Exercises for the Acquirement of Agility, Independence, Strength and Perfect Evenness in the Fingers NOL. Stretch between the fifth and fourth fingers of the left hand in ascending, and the fifth ana fourth fin- gers of the right hand in descending. For studying the 20 exercises in this First Part, begin with the metronome set at 60, gradually increas- ing the speed up to 108; this is the meaning of the double metronome-mark at the head of each exercise Lift the fingers high and with precision, playing each note very distinctly. C. L. HANON. (MLM, d= 60 to 408) () For brevity, we shall henceforward indicate only by their Figures those fingers which are to be specially trained in each exercise; ¢g.,8-4 in NO2; 2-8-4 in NO, ete. Onserve that, throughout the book, both hands are continually executing the same difficulties; in this way the left hand becomes as skilful as the right. Besides, the difficulties executed by the left hand in ascending, are exactly cupied by the same fingers of the right hand in descending; this new style of exercise will cause the hands to acquire perfect equality CD Sheet Muste tm) Hanon ~- The Virtuoso Pianist As soon as Bx. 1 is mastered, go on to Ex.2 srithout stop png on his nete i (8-4) When this exercise is mastered, recommence the preceding one, and play both together four times without interruption; the fingers will gain considerably by practising these exercises, and those following, in this. way. fa tana rene| 125 ue us vs ms (A) The fourth and fifth fingers being naturally weak, it should be observed that this exercise, and those following it up to NY 4, are intended to render them as strong and agile as the second and third. (CD Sheet Music (tm) Hanon —- The Virtuoso Pianist NO3. (2-8-4) Before beginning to practise N° 8, play through the preceding exercises once or twice without stopping. When N° 3 is mastered, practise N° 4, and then N° S, and as soon as they are thoroughly learned play through all three at’ least four times without interruption, not stopping until the last no! on page 6. The entire work should be practised in this manner. Therefore, when playing the numbers in the First Part, stop only on the last note on pp. 3; 6,9, 12, 15,18,and 21. CD Sheet Muste tm) Hanon ~- The Virtuoso Pianist NO4, (3-4-5) (f) Special exercise for the 34, 4th and StH fingers of the hand ‘CD Sheet Music (im) -~ Hanon ~The Virtuoso Pianist Nos. (0-2-8-4-5) We repeat, that the fingers should be lifted high, and with precision, until this entire vol- ume is mastered. 15 ae 5 5 (1) Preparation for the trill with the 4th and 5! fingers of the right hand. CD Sheet Masi (an) Hanon ~The Virtuoso Piast NOG. (5) To obtain the good results which we promise those who study this work, it is indispensable to play daily, at least once, the exercises already learned. 6. thosnses|toesaazs| zl - at Beret pet 5 6 CD Sheet Music (tm) Hanon ~ The Viewose Pianist NOT. (3-4-5) Exercise of the greatest importance for the 34) ath and sth fingers Boarata® 5 5 Pparsis® CD Sheet Music (Im) — Hanon ~ The Virtuoso Pianist NOB. (1-2.3-4-5) Very important exercise for all five fingers 8. teas ase | tebe ere Sartre es Roets Be 548 5 hseet Music (tm) —~ Hanon ~The Virtuoso Pia Neg, Extension of the 4th and 5th, and general fi veneral finger -exercise. 9. _| . —T =. as | ret hd A 12 ; oes : sate = wae “st fae Tit ar c Fe tetes Serer et? ram Brrr 2 sa 5 9 N10. for the for the 3¢4 and 4!M fingers of the left hand in ascending (1); and for the (3-4) Preparation for the 37d and ath of the right, & (aes 10 (CD Sheet Masic (tm) — Hanon ~The Virnuoso Pianist Non. (8-4-5) Another preparation for the trill, for the 4th and nth fingers. CD Sheet Musi tn) ~ Hanon ~The Virtuoso Pianist No 12. xtension of 4-5, and exercise for 9-4-5. ‘CD Sheet Music (tm) — Hanon ~The Virtuoso Pianist CD Sheet Music (om) += Hanon » The Wituowo Pianist (3-4) Another preparation for the trill, for the 304 and 4th fingers. py [faedee: [rearece Gpovettecgereretslacteetet| OE reer pecronty gateneer srepeeer garieee SRrrrot? Fresettt sae 14. (CD Sheet Muse (um) ~ Hagon The Viroso Pianist Extension of 1-2, and exercise for all 5 fingers, CCD Sheet Mase tm) -- Hanon -= The Viroso Pianist Extension of 3-5, and exercise for 3-4-5. (CD Sheet Music (tm)-- Hanon -- The Virtuoso Pianist Exteusion of 1-2, 2-4, 4-5, and exercise for 3 Bereres? Mente? sagt = uv (CD Sheet Music (tm)-~ Hanon -- The Virhuoso Pianist *t Music (tm) —- Hanon ~The Virtuoso Pianist (4-2-8-4-5) tsoesaes| ea saza| 18 19 ‘ED Sheet Music (tm) ~ Hanon ~The Virtuoso Pianist Extension of 2-4, 4-5, and exercise for 2 1 2asaga2| ees enag fetes east End of Part I. After having mastered this First Part, play it through once or twice daily for some time before commencing the study of the Second (transcendent”) Part; by so doing, one is sure to obtain every possible advantage that this work promises, Complete mastery of Part I gives the key to the difficulties found in Part I teaet T2458 Pr 20 ED Sheet Muse (im) ~ Hanon ~The Vitwaso Pianist The Virtuoso-Pianist. Part I ‘Transcendent Exercises for Preparing the Fingers for the Virtuoso Exercises. Observe, that the work done by the 3t4,4th and 5th fingers of the left hand in the first beat of each meas- ‘ure (A) is repeated inversely by the same fingers of the right hand in the third beat of the same measure (B). (a. Md = 60 to 108) C.L.HANON Practise the exercises in Part fl, tike those in Part 1, will the metronome at 60: similarly practise all the follow- ing exercises where Ue tempo iy not indicated, and gradually increawe the speed to 108, Wherever a different tempo in required, it will be indicated at the head of the exercise. Hanon ~The Virtuoso Pianist CD Sheet Music (tm), Having fully mas- tered this exercise, goon to the next ‘without stopping on this note, CD Sheet Musie (tm) ~ Hanon -- The Virtuoso Pianist Same object as ———a ee saa 8 Practise the exercises of this Second Part as we directed for Part I top of p.4); thus, in playing through the exercises, stop only on the last notes on pp. 24, 29, 29, 97, 41, 44, 46, and 49. CD Sheet Musi (tm) -- Hanon » The Vietoso Pianist m4 CD Sheet Music (tm) — Hanon ~“The Virtuoso Pianist aa as erase? & * ot CD Sheet Musie (tm) ~ Hanon -- The Virtuoso Pianist agdgas 1 5 26 CD Sheet Music (tm) ~ Hanon ~ The Virtuoso Pianist Daan Tee reese 4 (CD Sheet Musi (im) ~ Hanon Th 3 aga abas as CD Sheet Music (tm) ~ Hanon ~ The Virtuoso Pianist 29 CD Sheet Music tm) ~ Hanon ~The Virtuoso Pianist. 30 CD Sheet Music (tm) ~ Hanon ~ The Virtuoso Pianist (-2-8-4-5) 26. seats aga seas tate Ff 4 saat a1 CD Sheet Music (mn) Hanon ~The Virtsoso Pianist €D Sheet Musie (tm) ~ Hanon 7 Vireo Pianist \gers for the trill given further on. 1 cea 8 CD Sheet Music (im) Hanon ~The Virtuow Pianist a4 CD Sheet Musi (tm) - Hanon ~ The Virtuoso Pianist CD Sheet Musie (am) Hanon — The Views Pianist 36 ‘CD Sheet Music (om) Hanon ~- The Virtuoso Pianist 4-2-8-4-8) Preparation for' the Trill, for all five fingers, (CD Sheet Music (im) +» Hanon +» The Witwowo Pianist 38, CD Sheet Music (tm) ~ Hanon ~ The Virtuoso Pianist Trill alternating between 1-2 and 4-5 39 CD Sheek Muse tm) Hanon ~The Vitueso Pianist 40 CD Sheet Music (tm) ~ Hanon ~ The Virtuoso Pianist 2-3-4-5 , and extensions) A54SSSZHAF 1S Peas age gs 41 €D-Shoet Music (im) Hanon ~The Vitwoso Pianist, Turning the thumb tinder, Turning the thumb under the 24 finger tangs Repeat this measire 4 times, (CD Sheet Music (tm) Hanon ~- The Virtuoso Pianist Turning the thumb under the 3° finger Ma d-anwre Repeat this measure 4 times zrzsise| § ) Perea eaeerer errr er : oret fartee tae tes Peers sags es tte Ed 13 a. tees 1a ta fealace rae sae 4B CD Sheet Muse (tn) Hanon ~The Virtuoso Pianist Turning the thumb under the 4" finger. M.M-d - sotoros Repeat this mneasure 10 times, CD Sheet Music (am) -» Hanon ~ The Viewoso Pianist ‘Turning the thumb under the Sth finger. This exercise is of the highest importance. MM, d a0 to 72, 35. Repegt thisgmeasire rg tines|] ye Borers eser FSfrsertesas otoreasaz, 6 lors ager Pere aeen S otsteaser 5 TB NEA 5 Leis 15154 Leisaaer CD Sheet Muse (mis Hanon The Virtuoso Pianist Another example of turning the thumb under. aeitae cere 2st - ra Special exercise for turning the thumb under. Play this whole exercise with the two thumbs only: Bet Seale eta aad 37. 5 408 yo <> E a x - Pe tet = 2 ge f —_——j te (4) Hold down these three notes with each hand without stri ing them, while executing these 12 measures. 46 (CD Sheet Music (tm) —- Hanon ~The firmwose Pianist Preparatory exercise for the study of scales. (CD Sheet Musi (tm) Hanon - The Virtuoso Pianist 48. CD Sheet Music (tm) — Hanon ~The Virtuoso: Pianist Py Sheet. © Music” There are two ways of playing the minor scale; we thought it best to give them here after each major scale, leaving it to the instructor to teach them as he sees fit. We mark by a figure 1 the first (modern) minor scale, also termed the “harmonic minor seale;” and by a figure 2 the second (ancient) minor scale, also termed the “melodic minor scale.” ‘We know, that the modern or harmonic ior scule has a minor sixth and the leading- mote both a- scending and descending; whereas the ancient or melodic minor scale has a major sixth and the leading note is ascending, and a minor seventh and minor sixth in descending. ‘The 12 Major Scales, and the 12 Minor Scales. Each major scale is followed by its relative minor. MLM. d= 60 to 120. C major. 49 CD Sheet Masi (tm Hanon The Virtuoso Pianist 2. D minor. 50 CD Sheet Musi (im) ~ Hanon ~ The Virtuoso Pianist Bb major. ee 51 CD Sheet Music (om) ~ Hanon -- The Virtuoso Pianist E> major. 1. C minor, CD Sheet Musie (tm) ~ Hanon -- The Virtuoso Pianist Ab major. = = == wa Te F _— “o oe z 7 eae — —= Db major. 1, Bb minor, 2. Bb minor. = teal apie! CD Sheet Music (tm) ~ ‘Hanon 54 The Virtuaso Pianist CD Sheet Music (tm) — Hanon — The Virtuoso Pianist Gb major. a -12-3 5) 55 (CD Sheet Music (tm) ~ Hanon ~The Virtuoso Pianist 1. G# minor: Z CD Sheet Musi (im) ~ Hanon ~ The Virtuoso Pianist E major. 357 (CD Sheet Musi (tm) - Hanon ~The Virose Pianist site an CD Sheet Music (tm) — Hanon — "The Virtroso Pianist D major. 1. B minor. a 12 2.B minor. 59 CD Sheet Musi (tm) -- Hanon » The Vietoso Pianist 8 im jet 1. Eminor. 2.E minor. 60 CD Sheet Muse (tmih Hanon - The Virtuoso Pianist Chromatic Scales. 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