Black Eyes

Introduction Section (Bars 1 - 3)

In the introduction, I suggest a legato touch for the RH with the LH crotchets detached. Here are some preliminary exercises that will be helpful in order to manage the turn around the thumb E in the RH (bar 1): Firstly, play the C and E together (the thumb underneath the hand as it plays the upper note, E). Notice where the elbow naturally wants to go (a little higher and a little further away from the body). Keeping the elbow in this position - making sure it does not dip down or wiggle...

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