2017-2018 Lesson 13: Katie Moore

Final Recital

  1. Sunday, June 3rd, 2018

Guest Artist Class

Performance Class

Notes & Makeups

Books on Loan

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TECHNIQUE

  1. Hanon

    1. No. 14
      1. Do no's 1, 2, 15, 18 and 19 in your Rhythm and Accent Practice Guide.
  2. Scales: Parallel

    1. Do 3 major and minor (natural form) scales each day
    2. Close Loud
    3. High Loud
    4. Legato: m.m. 88, 2 notes per tick, then 3 then 4 (2, 3 and 4 octaves)
    5. Staccato: m.m. 100, 2 notes per tick.
      1. C Major
      2. a minor
      3. G Major
      4. e minor
      5. D Major
      6. b minor
      7. A Major
      8. f-sharp minor
      9. E Major
      10. c-sharp minor 
      11. B Major / C-flat Major
      12. g-sharp / a-flat minor
      13. F-sharp / G-flat Major
      14. d-sharp / e-flat minor
      15. C-sharp / D-flat Major
      16. a-sharp / b-flat minor

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MUSICIANSHIP

  1. Four Star: Sight Reading & Ear Tests Level 4

    1. Set 1 this week.
  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

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    READING

    1. Lesson & Musicianship 4

      1. PREPARE: pages 52-59
    2. Solos 3 & 4 (no assignment)

      1. PREPARE: page 32
    3. Czerny Op. 823

      1. No. 26: 
        1. LH: two beats as fast as possible REFOCUSING on each long note before you begin again.
        2. Expand your section to four beats. . 
    4. Bartok, Mikrokosmos Vol. 1 (no assignment)

      1. No. 36 - the most important aspect of this piece is the expression, Add your own. 

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    THEORY

    1. One lesson needed with Tim from previous package

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    REPERTOIRE

    1. Etude in D Major Op. 37 No. 17 (Etude L.3)

      1. Start after Folk Dance
    2. Folk Dance by Kabalevsky (Etude L.4)

      1. Learn for your next lesson.
    3. Etude in C Major by Carl Czerny Op. 261 No. 81 (Etude L.3)

      1. Build to m.m. 56.
    4. *Bartok Sonatina Sz. 55: 1. Bagpipers (recital)

      1. Fix all slurs in your LH. Do them!
      2. Remember all the pencil markings and think about all the slurs that allow you to drop your wrist or lift it. 
    5. *Scarlatti Sonata in C Major K 159 (recital)

      1. Relearn new notes in LH in system 3
      2. Take out LH notes in system 4
      3. RH takes some LH notes in stystem 3
    6. Debussy: Children's Corner, L. 113, No. 1 Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum (recital)

      1. Focus more on bringing melody notes out above the other textures.
      2. Keep your tempo throughout unless it tells you otherwise! 
    7. Haydn: Piano Concerto in D Major HobXVIII:11, Movement 3

      1. m. 1 - accent 1st and 2nd beats
      2. m. 2, 8, 10 - crescendo / pokey fingers
      3. m. 11: do the decrescendo and drop wrist into 2nd beat. 
      4. mm. 39-50 - accent practice on each subdivision of of the beat: 1, 2, 3, 4 (use rhythms 15-19 on this section).
    8. Sonatina Op. 36 No. 2 in G Major by Muzio Clementi

      1. DO this a section at a time.

      2. See new pencil markings. Take breaths between new sections.

      3. Following dynamics in m. 5

      4. RH dolce - LH legato

      5. Stretch the idea in section 2. 

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    *REVIEW

    Remove 3 from the list below
    1. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmüller (L. 3 Etude)

    2. Musette in D Major by J.S. Bach (L. 3 List A)

    3. Clowns Op. 39 No. 20 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L. 3 List C)

    4. Sonatina in A Minor Op. 94 No. 4 by Albert Biehl (L. 3 List B)

    5. Clementi, Sonatina Op. 36 No. 1 in C Major

    6. Faure Dolly Suite

    7. Turkish Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2, List B)

    8. Kuhlau, movement 2

    9. *"Allegro in B-flat" by W. A. Mozart

    10. "Angelfish" by Anne Crosby (

    11. "Celebration" by Anne Crosby

    12. Sonatina in G Major by Beethoven

    13. **Adieu by Bergmuller

    14. **Chanson Italienne Op.39 No. 15 Tchaikovsky

    15. Melodie Antique Francaise by Tchaikovsky

    16. Innocence by Bergmuller

    17. Pastorale by Bergmuller

    18. La Candeur by Bergmuller

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    PROSPECTIVE REPERTOIRE

    1. Mendelssohn Op. 30 No. 6 "Venetian Boat-Song No. 2"
    2. Moszkowski, Vingt Petites Etudes Op. 91 No. 10, 11