2017-2018 Lesson 17: Abigail Chen

We'll start with Czerny and Repertoire next week.

RCM Musicianship:

RCM Repertoire:

RCM Technique:

Notes & Makeups

Books on Loan:

  1. Four Star: Sight Reading and Ear Tests: Level 2 (1/17/18)

Performance Class 

  1. Absent due to baby shower.

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*MUSICIANSHIP

  1. *Four Star: Sight Reading & Ear Tests

    1. Listen to the audio playback above (left off at set 9) 

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*TECHNIQUE

  1. *Technical Requirements Level 3: 

    1. *MEMORIZE: ORDER OF SHARPS & FLATS:

      1. ***SHARPS: F, C, G, D, A, E, B

      2. ***FLATS: B, E, A, D, G, C, F

    2. **Memorize the number of sharps or flats in each key:

      1. D Major - 2 sharps - F, C

        1. Practice hands together, two octaves. See your section chart.

      2. F Major - 1 flat - B

      3. B-flat Major - 2 flats - B, E

      4. B Minor - 2 sharps - F, C

      5. D minor - 1 flat - B

      6. G minor - 2 flats - B, E

  2. *Hanon No. 1

    1. CLOSE LOUD: m.m. 84 per 8th note
      1. Forward wrist on finger 5 RH.
    2. LEGATO: m.m. 84per quarter note
      1. Wrist up on finger 5 in the RH. 
    3. RHYTHM NO. 3
      1. Watch your rhythm video above for instructions. 

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REPERTOIRE  

  1. Half Asleep by Christopher Norton

    1. Use the NFRPE chart I emailed your mom. Please read the directions of the chart carefully. :) Complete it for your next lesson!
  2. Crazy Comics by Christine Donkin (Etude.2)

    1. Follow the practice chart
  3. I Spy by Melody Bober (L.2)

    1. Follow the practice chart. 

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*REVIEW - Celebration & Angelfish

  1. Canon by Cornelius Gurlitt (list C
    1. Ecossaise in G Major by L. v. Beethoven (list A)
      1. Sonatina in C Major Op. 36 No. 1

      2. *CROSBY GAUDET, ANNE: Celebration - 9/27

      3. HAYDN, FRANZ JOSEPH: German Dance in D Major, Hob. IX:22 No. .2
      4. *CROSBY GAUDET, ANNE: Angelfish
      5. Swirling Leaves by Gordon A. McKinnon
      6. Detectives (Etude: Level 1)
      7. Drifting Clouds by William GIllock (Etude: Level 1)

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      *READING

      1. *Czerny for the Young Pianist Op. 823

        1. No. 6:
          1. See the new pencil markings - fix them
          2. Set the metronome to m.m. 60 = dotted half note. Do RH alone and LH alone paying careful attention to the pencil markings. Then put it hands together! 
      2. Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A (no assignment)

        1. Dustin ordered. Waiting for it to arrive

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      THEORY (no assignment)

      1. Level 1: Unit 3 (start with Dustin at a later lesson)