2017-2018 Lesson 14: Katie Moore

Final Recital

  1. Sunday, June 3rd, 2018

Guest Artist Class

Performance Class

Notes & Makeups

  1. Start your practice with Technique and treat Czerny as a technical exercise. Next, do your Four Star assignment, followed by repertoire in the following hierarchical order: Clementi Movement III, Bartok, Scarlatti, Debussy and other "*" items. 

Books on Loan

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TECHNIQUE (Hanon)

  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)
      1. One time for each scale: breathe in slowly to the top and out slowly to the bottom. 
    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

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MUSICIANSHIP (four star)

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

    1. Finish Set 3
  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 (Czerny)

    1. Lesson & Musicianship 4 (no assignment)

      1. LEFT OFF AT PAGE 60.
    2. Solos 3 & 4 (no assignment)

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

      1. No. 26: 
        1. One measure at a time, hands together. Try it once hands alone, then together, then hands alone, together, etc.   
    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. *Clementi Op. 36 No. 2 Movement 3

      1. mm. 1-8
        1. LH PP with bass note being a bit heavier than the other two in the measure.
        2. RH hold on to last note of measure four a bit longer. We need to hear question and answer!
        3. HT after you've worked on the above.
      2. mm. 9-16
        1. High Loud
        2. Close loud
        3. staccato
        4. legato, building tempo.
      3. mm. 24-30
        1. same as number 2 above.
      4. mm. 32-39
        1. same as number 2 above.
      5. mm. 40-48
        1. Follow pencil 
      6. mm. 49-55, 61-68
        1. same as number 2 above.
    2. *Etude in D Major Op. 37 No. 17 (Etude L.3)

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

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

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

      1. This was sounding great. Remember to keep relaxed and don't go fast at this point. The movements and gestures are more important than speed and accuracy.  
    6. Scarlatti Sonata in C Major K 159 (recital)

      1. See pencil. 
    7. *Debussy: Children's Corner, L. 113, No. 1 Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum (recital)

      1. I'll hear this next time. 
    8. 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).
    9. 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