Piano day (1h 25m)

  • Blues pentatonic scale in C-, F- and Bb- in RH over 12-bar blues chord progression in LH — 30m
    • 2-octave runs
    • 1 — 6, 1 — 5, 1 — 4, 1 — 3
    • Intervals
    • Improvisation
  • Dorian scales around the circle of 5ths (starting on D) — 20m
    • At 60bpm with stops after each key
    • Same without stopping
  • Phrygian scales around the circle of 5ths (starting on D) — 20m
    • At 60bpm with stops after each key
    • Same without stopping
  • Harmonising Phrygian scale with 7th chords (pattern: i7 — bII▵7, i7 — bIII7, i7 — iv7 etc.) — E to C# — 15m

Observations

Took some notes on mode relationships to ease #’s / b’s memorisation (e. g. Phryigian sharp keys are -1# from Aeolian, etc.)

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