Fingering for F, C, G minor broken chords







RH 1235 1245 1235 1235
LH 5421 5421 5321 5421


This is the fingering for all the minor triads which have a white-black-white pattern — being the new chords for this Stage. Note that the right hand has the 3rd finger on the black note in the second to last cell (second inversion) because the interval between the two last notes in that cell is now a black-white major third, and therefore wider than the white key third which occurs in F, C, G major. The hand falls more naturally into this position and will remember the feel as being different from the smaller white key third.

The left hand maintains the 5-4 fingering from the black to the white note in the second cell (first inversion) because, although not ideally comfortable in itself, it is not as bad as playing 3-2 on the perfect fourth which follows.






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