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Improvising Using Your Current Piece (3)

Improvising with Chords I, IV and V(7), in broken chord progressions, inspired by your current piece Here is the Menuett for Nannerl, believed to be by Leopold Mozart (Nannerl and Wolfgang Amadeus’s father): First, work out the key, and play the three primary chords, Chords I, IV and V(7) in root position, and then the usual piano friendly positions and inversions shown below. It’s important to use consistent fingering, and learn them thoroughly, because then you will easily be able to transpose them to other keys. Now play...

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