2017-2018 Lesson 10: Katie Moore

Order of repertoire

  1. Left Alone
  2. Arabesque
  3. Musette
  4. Clowns
  5. Sonatina

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. Scales are not quite legato. 
    2. I caught you looking in the reflection of the piano too many times. Where is your focus?
  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. You are looking at the reflection in the piano a lot!
    2. IT started to become boring because you got bored. 
    3. When you focused, it sounds GREAT. 
  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. You get a little stuck with the pulse. It sometimes feels like it drags. 
    2. If you make a mistake, how are you going to refocus?  
    3. Practice the sections back to back that are similar
    4. Play with the metronome with musicality in mind. 
  6. **Musette in D Major by J.S. Bach (L. 3 List A)

    1. This is sounding a little heavy. It needs a bit more in layers. Left hand vs. right.  
  7. **Left Alone by Joyce Grill (L. 3 Etude)

    1. Let's start with Left Alone
    2. Very nice 
  8. **Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmüller (L. 3 Etude)

    1. Start the crescendos with more p
    2. Careful that you don't let your tempo drag when you return to section A 
    3. Good recovery
  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