(Faber Piano Adventures ). As the music becomes more complex, an initial scanning of the music is greatly encouraged: Is the key in major or in the relative minor? Spot the rhythm pattern used throughout. Plan how you will play the last arpeggiated chord. Students gain experience in C and Am, G and Em, F and Dm. Concepts extend to chord inversions, the octave, and 16th note patterns. Occasional Rhythm Road exercises invite tapping and writing work.