2018-2019 Lesson 22: 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. TECHNIQUE

    1. Learn all the arpeggios on page 15 - hands alone - first time correct.

    2. Finish learning the scales on pages 8-9

  2. 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. LH needs to be quiet even though RH has accents

        2. Swing the 8ths and have the accent (if any) on the first part of the beat.

        3. Coda - twist the wrist to accent the first part of each triplet. Don’t flap your elbows.

    5. RCM Etude Level 4

      1. Solitude by Joyce Grill

        1. Harmony softer. Melody stronger.

    6. FOUR STAR: SIGHT-READING AND EAR TESTS Level 4

      1. Prepare Set 1 - 2. Do two “days” per practice session.

    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

  3. 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