Organ exercise for today features the opening 11 measures of Plein Jeu (1st Kyrie) by Francois Couperin (1668-1733) from his Mass for the Convents.
In the above picture you can only see the rhythms and the scale degrees of the melodies for the right hand and the left hand parts.
If the note goes down, there is a sign V next to the scale degree. If the note goes up, there is an inverted V sign next to the scale degree. If the scale degree is repeated, there is a sign = next to the scale degree.
If the scale degree is raised or lowered, there are + and - next to the number respectively.
Play 3 rounds for time of:
5 repetitions in C major
5 repetitions in G major
5 repetitions in F major
Here is a PDF file for printing.
When you are done practicing, post your time to comments.
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Don't have an organ at home?
Download paper manuals and pedals, print them out, cut the white spaces, tape the sheets together and you'll be ready to practice anywhere where is a desk and floor. Make sure you have a higher chair.