2017-2018 Lesson 19: Abigail Chen

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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Lesson Assignments

  1. *Four Star: Sight Reading & Ear Tests

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

  2. Czerny for the Young Pianist Op. 823

    1. No. 6:
      1. Fix all the pink pen! 
  3. Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A

    1. PREPARE: pages 5-10

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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. Morning Person 

    1. Follow the practice guide. 
  2. Half Asleep by Christopher Norton

    1. mm. 13-16 - fix the counting and notes.
    2. Go through and make sure all our counting and fingerings are correct. 
  3. Crazy Comics by Christine Donkin (Etude.2)

    1. Fix the counting in measure 8.
  4. I Spy by Melody Bober (L.2)

    1. Practice with m.m. 66 per quarter note.
    2. If you make a mistake, go back at least one measure and fix it 3 times. 

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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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      THEORY (no assignment)

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