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Legato Pedalling Exercise

Practisethisexercisebygettingthestudenttodepressthepedalonthe2ndbeatofeachbar
andbringingitupexactlyonthedownbeatofthenextnewchord.Legatopedallingmakesuseof
coordinationopposites:inotherwords,thefootreleasesthepedalexactlywhenthehandgoesdown.
Thepedalthengoesdownagainwithoutbeingsnatchedandrushedatsomepointafterthefirstbeat.

Thisisincorrect.Notehowthepedalhereisbeingwronglyputdownonthefirst
beatofthebar,thuscreatingasnatchedeffectwherethereisagapbetweenchords.
Thiskindofeffectismorelikeadirectpedal,butinthisinstancepoorlyusedandprobably
misunderstood.