With my discovery of Pattern Transitions — and a little help from YouTube — I finally learned how to play my favorite movements of Beethoven’s masterpiece. Thanks to the Pattern Method, I could also play this song in new and creative ways.
Moonlight Sonata with Graphics and Commentary
Moonlight Sonata Breakdown with Graphics Only
Moonlight Sonata Breakdown with No Graphics or Commentary
Navigate the DLGPM Video Series
- Introduction to the Pattern Method
- The DLGPM Chart: L-Pattern Basics
- Example: The Cameraman
- Piano Basics: “Floors,” Keys and Families of Notes
- Examples of Patterns on the Piano
- Improvisation Examples: Blend Creation With Practice
- Improv Technique: Anchor and Dance Hands
- Two-Handed Improvisations on Every Floor
- Play With Others In A Pattern!
- Using the Pattern Method with a Classical Song: Gymnopédie No.1 by Erik Satie
- Play with Someone on a Different Instrument
- Pattern Method Transitions
- Using the Pattern Method with a Classical Song: Moonlight Sonata by Ludwig Beethoven <—
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