2017-2018 Lesson 14: Emma Chen

RCM Musicianship 

RCM Repertoire  

RCM Technique 

Notes & Makeups

Performance Class

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MUSICIANSHIP

  1. Musicianship Handout: Level 2: Set 8-10 (hold)

    1. Dustin will bring next week.
    2. Order Level 3

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TECHNIQUE

  1. Technical Requirements Level 3: 

    1. 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

      2. F Major - 1 flat

      3. B-flat Major - 2 flat

      4. B Minor - 2 sharps

      5. D minor - 1 flat

      6. G minor - 2 flats?

  2. Hanon No 1

    1. Practice with your metronome!
    2. Keep your body still
    3. Keep fingers close to the keys
    4. Raise your wrists up and down 
      1. CLOSE LOUD: m.m. 88 per 8th note
      2. LEGATO: m.m. 60 per quarter note

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REPERTOIRE

  1. Etude in C Major Op. 36 No. 22 by Alexander Gedike (Etude.2)

    1. Learn entire piece hands together:
      1. 5 measures hand alone then together every day. (4 days)
  2. Little Piece No. 3 (L.2)

    1. Keep wrists up when you play staccato
    2. Fix all LH notes in mm. 2, 4, 6, 8
    3. LH: mm. 27-34 - keep these all staccato 
    4. Can you keep your RH 2nd finger down when you're playing staccato? 
  3. Little Red Wagon by Teresa Richert (L.2)

    1. RH: keep your fingers close to the keys and relaxed when you're playing staccato
    2. mm. 10-12 - don't overlap the sound
    3. mm. 7-9 - fix the LH notes.  

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READING (no assignments)

  1. Czerny Op. 823 No. 6

    1. Follow the instructions in the practice video above.
  2. Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A

    1. Dustin bring next week
  3. Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 1B

    1. REDO: 78-79 and fix the rests 

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REVIEW (once a week WITH your music) 

  1. Periwinkle Twinkle by Anne Crosby Gaudet
    1. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau: Movements 1 and 2
    2. GEORGE, JON: Relay Race (10/11)
      1. Work on speed a little!
    3. DANIEL GOTTLOB, TURK: The Ballet (10/4)

    4. POOLE, CLIFFORD: Mist
    5. Frere Jacques Stands on His Head by Clifford Poole
    6. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau