2017-2018 Lesson 18: 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 (no assignment)

    1. Dustin ordered. Waiting for it to arrive

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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. Fix the counting in measure 11! - count out loud as you practice it. Do the correct fingering too please.
    2. Go through and make sure all our counting and fingerings are correct. 
  2. Crazy Comics by Christine Donkin (Etude.2)

    1. measure 2: clap and ta the rhythm! Then correct the fingering and articulation (staccato, slurs). NO FASTER THAN M.M. 60 PER QUARTER NOTE
    2. Create your own practice chart after you record yourself playing.
  3. I Spy by Melody Bober (L.2)

    1. Record yourself playing and then listen back and write down any mistakes you have in your practice chart I emailed your mom. 

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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)