2018-2019 Lesson 20: Emma Chen

Notes:

Royal Conservatory: Level 4

Notes

Lesson Assignments:

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THIS IS JUST AN EXAMPLE OF THE PATTERN IN C MAJOR. YOUR PATTERN IS IN C MINOR.

THIS IS JUST AN EXAMPLE OF THE PATTERN IN C MAJOR. YOUR PATTERN IS IN C MINOR.

THIS IS JUST AN EXAMPLE OF THE KEY OF C

THIS IS JUST AN EXAMPLE OF THE KEY OF C

THESE ARE PLAYED HANDS APART

THESE ARE PLAYED HANDS APART

  1. REPERTOIRE

    1. RCM List A, Level 4

      1. March in D Major by CPE Bach

        1. GREEN PEN IS NOT FIXED

        2. Add blue pen

        3. PRACTICE EACH PHRASE SLOWLY SLOWLY SLOWLY - Don’t play any faster than m.m. 60 per quarter note.

    2. RCM List B, Level 4

      1. Sonatina in C Major Op. 34 No. 1: II: Rondo by Johann Anton André

        1. NO FASTER THAN M.M. 60 PER 8TH NOTE

        2. Fix all green pen!

        3. SLOW SLOW SLOW SLOW PRACTICE!!!!

    3. RCM List C, Level 4

      1. Reflections

        1. Add pedal

        2. Keep this very slow until you feel confident about all the notes

        3. NEXT WEEK I’LL LOOK FOR GOOD POSITION! :)

    4. RCM Etude Level 4

      1. The Somersault King

        1. LEARN!

    5. RCM Etude Level 4

      1. Solitude by Joyce Grill

        1. LEARN!

    6. FOUR STAR: SIGHT-READING AND EAR TESTS Level 3

      1. Finish 8 and 9

      2. Make sure to do the 4th star of each set.

    7. Magnetic Rag

      1. PREPARE PAGES 3 & 4 WITH THE FOLLOWING THINGS FIXED.

        1. ms. 27-28 = spot until cleeeeeean!

        2. “silent stuff” or “ghost practice” - play the piece without pushing down the keys. Only touch the surface of the key.

        3. Grace notes: “accidentally play them”

        4. SPOT EACH PRACTICE SESSION

          1. Fix m. 29-30 - notes and articulation . - PRACTICE THIS SLOOOOWW MOTION.

          2. LH notes in m. 33

          3. Staccato starting in m. 28

  2. REVIEW

    1. Gavotte by Handel

    2. Clementi Waltz

    3. Periwinkle Twinkle



On Hold:

  1. RCM

    1. DUSTIN BRING REQUIREMENTS FOR RCM

  2. *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. SCALES: Hands Together, 2 octaves

      1. E-flat Major Two octaves

        1. m.m. 76 two notes per beat

        2. Fingering

        3. Wrists smooth

        4. Sturdy wrists.

  3. Hanon No. 2, 3 and 4

    1. Learn the patterns.

  4. Hanon No 1

    1. LEGATO: m.m. 80 per quarter note

  5. Czerny Op. 823

    1. No. 8

      1. Learn hands together slowly.

  6. *Celebrate Piano! Solos 2

    1. PREPARE: ALL OF UNIT 2

  7. *Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A

    1. PREPARE: 22-27

  8. Four Star Sight Reading & Ear Tests: Level 2 

    1. Do Set 10

REVIEW (Mist & Frere Jacques)


  1. Funny Puppy by Anne Crosby Gauted.

  2. Ballade, Op. 100 No. 15 by Bergmuller

     

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

     

  4. Little Piece No. 3 (L.2)

     

  5. Little Red Wagon by Teresa Richert (L.2)

  6. Colored Windows by Edna-Mae Burnam (Etude.2)

  7. Periwinkle Twinkle by Anne Crosby Gaudet



  8. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau: Movements 1 and 2

  9. GEORGE, JON: Relay Race (10/11)

  10. DANIEL GOTTLOB, TURK: The Ballet (10/4)

  11. *POOLE, CLIFFORD: Mist

  12. *Frere Jacques Stands on His Head by Clifford Poole

  13. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau