Summer 2016-2017 Lesson 4: Katie Moore

Recital Review

  1. Smile when you're on stage!
  2. Bach needs consistency in tempo.

READING

  1. Sight Reading

    1. sight-read for at least 10 min a day. 
      1. Use a metronome so you force yourself to play with the beat. Don't go too slowly. 
      2. Continue from page 11 in Level A repertoire book.
      3. Continue from page 59 in Level 2A sight-reading book. 
  2. Lesson & Musicianship 3

    1. PREPARE: pgs. 76-83
  3. Solos 3 & 4

    1. PREPARE: pgs. 20-23
  4. Czerny

    1. Nos. 14-18 (perform these for me next time, back to back as if it were a recital!)
    2. No. 14
      1. LH needs to be a good accompanist. Quiet!
      2. RH needs more contrasting dynamics.
      3. Add variation to m. 12
    3. No. 15
      1. You're rushing through many of the groups of 4, 8th notes. 
      2. LH is uneven.
      3. Follow the pencil markings. Remember the little bird story! 
    4. No. 16
      1. Think about being LOOSE!
      2. Drop your wrist into the groups of 4, 8th notes.
    5. No. 18
      1. Fix the red pen and work up your tempo.
    6. No. 19
      1. Slowly build up tempo
      2. Keep the LH even in terms of sound. 

MUSICIANSHIP

  1. *Rhythm

    1. PREPARE: Nos. 115-117
  2. *Keyboard Harmony

    1. vi - IV - V - I - at m.m. 60 per chord.
      1. Prepare in C, G, D, A, E, B, F-sharp, C-sharp Majors
      2. Speak out loud as you play: scale degrees, then degree names. 
  3. Solfege (no assignment)

  4. Ear Training (no assignment)

TECHNIQUE

  1. C Major Technique

    1. Follow the new instructions in your copied music
  2. *Hanon No. 9

    1. See the instructions in the music

REPERTOIRE

  1. Debussy

    1. Page 1 at m.m. 54
    2. Page 2 to the A Tempo blocked. 
  2. Sonatina Op. 36 No. 1 in C Major by Muzio Clementi

    1. SPIRITOSO
      1. Perform at m.m. 92 next lesson. 
    2. ANDANTE
      1. See new pencil markings.
    3. VIVACE - 76 per dotted quarter note
      1. Contrasting dynamics! If you need to adjust from forte to piano quickly, please take a little time between the measures. 
  3. Adieu

    1. Pencil markings for expression  

  4. Moszkowski, Vingt Petites Etudes Op. 91 No. 10, 11, (7 - after 11 but also needs one with LH 16ths)

     

    1. REVIEW - one a day. (little study by schumann)

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

      16. Arabesque by Bergmuller

    Prospective Repertoire

    1. Mendelssohn Op. 30 No. 6 "Venetian Boat-Song No. 2"

    THEORY

    1. Lessons with Lucas