The Girl with the Flaxen Hair

Walkthrough (2)

Bars 14 - 19

The next two bars need to be played clearly, avoiding smudges from the pedal. Although a little fiddly to begin with (sometimes fingers will need to go over or under other fingers), it is worth striving for an absolute finger legato in this bar. Thinking in four independent parts (SATB), first practise each part alone (with the fingering you’ll end up using) before combining in all combinations of two and then three parts (thus SA, ST, SB, AT, AB, TB, SAT, SAB, STB, ATB). Omit the pedal during this stage of practice, adding tiny dabs...

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