2017-2018 Lesson 9: Katie Moore

Performance Class:

  1. November 19th, DiMenna Center
  2. Left Alone
  3. Sonatina
  4. Musette

Notes & Makeups

  1. Needs makeup: Schedule close to the Assessment in November

Books on Loan

READING 

  1. Four Star: Sight Reading & Ear Tests Level 3

    1. Finish all of the sight-reading in the book
  2. Lesson & Musicianship 4

  3. Solos 3 & 4

    1. PREPARE: pages 30-31
  4. Czerny Op. 823

    1. No. 25:
      1. Build up to m.m. 100
    2. No. 26: 
      1. two and then three beats in the left hand at a time. 
      2. play them as fast as possible. relax after each one. always start with movement. 

TECHNIQUE

  1. Start Sprints with Hanon

  2. Hanon

    1. No. 14
      1. Sprints: See the markings in your music about which note to sprint to! 
      2. Close Loud & High Loud
      3. mm. 100, 120, 160 legato 2 npb
  3. Level 3: 

    1. Review All  
  4. C Major Technique (no assignment)

    1. Follow the new instructions in your copied music
    2. V-7 arpeggios 2nd inversion descending Hanon No. 9
      1. m.m. 92, four notes per tic
      2. One time through focus on keeping your body and face relaxed. 
      3. One time through focus on fingers and let your face be free. 
      4. Repeat steps 2 and 3

REPERTOIRE

  1. Bartok Sonatina Sz. 55: 1. Bagpipers

    1. Start after Assessment
  2. Scarlatti Sonata in C Major K 159

    1. Learn 3rd page.
    2. mm. 1-8 - hands together no faster than m.m. 52 per dotted quarter. 
  3. **Sonatina in A Minor Op. 94 No. 4 by Albert Biehl (L. 3 List B)

    1. Much more convincing beginning
    2. 2nd theme: more arch to the melody.
    3. Still need to soften the repeated quarter notes.  
  4. Song of the Twilight by Yoshinao Nakada (L. 3 List C)

    1. (hold)
  5. **Clowns Op. 39 No. 20 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L. 3 List C)

    1. Faster?  
  6. **Musette in D Major by J.S. Bach (L. 3 List A)

    1. LH only sometimes creates and unsteady beat.
    2. Great dynamics! 
  7. **Left Alone by Joyce Grill (L. 3 Etude)

    1. Starts to drag half way through.
    2. A little rit. just before the last chords? 
  8. **Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmüller (L. 3 Etude)

    1. Seems slightly slow?
    2. Lacking energy
    3. Nice dynamics on repeat 
  9. Speed building Hanon technique on Debussy.

  10. Debussy

  11. Sonatina Op. 36 No. 2 in G Major by Muzio Clementi (just review until after the assessment)

    1. To end of first movement taking advantage of keeping your wrists and shoulders relaxed. 

  12. To a Wild Rose (no assignment)

    1. Learn 2nd page! 
  13. Haydn (just review until after your assessment)

    1. Let's get started again.   
  14. REVIEW - one a day. (little study by schumann)

    1. Handel, L 3
    2. Clementi, Sonatina Op. 36 No. 1 in C Major
    3. Faure Dolly Suite
    4. Turkish Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2, List B)
    5. Kuhlau, movement 2
    6. "Allegro in B-flat" by W. A. Mozart 
    7. "Angelfish" by Anne Crosby
    8. "Celebration" by Anne Crosby
    9. **Little Study by Schumann
    10. Sonatina in G Major by Beethoven
    11. *Adieu by Bergmuller 
    12. Sonatina Op. 55 No. 1 by Kuhlau
    13. *Chanson Italienne Op.39 No. 15 Tchaikovsky

    14. Melodie Antique Francaise by Tchaikovsky
    15. Innocence by Bergmuller
    16. Pastorale by Bergmuller
    17. La Candeur by Bergmuller

    18. Arabesque by Bergmuller

Prospective Repertoire

  1. Mendelssohn Op. 30 No. 6 "Venetian Boat-Song No. 2"
  2. Moszkowski, Vingt Petites Etudes Op. 91 No. 10, 11, (7 - after 11 but also needs one with LH 16ths)

MUSICIANSHIP (no assignment)

  1. Chord Progression Improvisation (no assignment)

    1. Choose a chord progression: i, ii, vi, V, I for example. 
    2. Experiment with an accompaniment and all different forms of inversions. 
    3. Choose a melody based on the chord progression. 
  2. Rhythm (no assignment)

    1. Left off at 128
    2. Solfege (no assignment)

      1. Chapter 8
        1. Prepare Nos. 35-36 at m.m. 100
    3. Ear Training (no assignment)

    THEORY

    1. Lessons with Lucas