2017-2018 Lesson 20: Katie Moore

Final Recital

  1. Sunday, June 3rd, 2018

Guest Artist Class

  1. Sunday, April 22nd, 2018: National Opera Center, Rehearsal Hall

Performance Class

  1. Sunday, February 11th, 2018: DiMenna Center, Benzaquen Hall

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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Lesson Assignments:

  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 2 major and minor (natural form) scales each day
    2. Close Loud
    3. High Loud
    4. Apply any rhythm / accent practice you wish to scales. 
    5. 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. 
    6. 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
  3. *Four Star: Sight Reading & Ear Tests Level 4

    1. Finished Set 5 - do tests with Dustin next week. 
    2. Go back to set's 1-3 and do extra sight-reading assignments.
  4. *Czerny Op. 823

    1. No. 26: 
      1. Sprint practice - three times.    
  5. Etude in D Major Op. 37 No. 17 by Henry Lemoine (Etude L.3)

    1. m.m. 69 with ALL articulation markings
    2. Get there by doing it slow-mo first.
    3. Sponge brain-to-fingers.
  6. Folk Dance by Kabalevsky (Etude L.4)

    1. m.m. 56 with all staccato markings observed. 
  7. Etude in C Major by Carl Czerny Op. 261 No. 81 (Etude L.3) PAUSE

    1. Pass off next week at m.m. 56
    2. No accents and observe the legato markings. 
  8. Bartok Sonatina Sz. 55: 1. Bagpipers (recital)

    1. Follow the practice chart.  
  9. Scarlatti Sonata in C Major K 159 (recital)

    1. Fix the fingering in m. 42 
  10. *Debussy: Children's Corner, L. 113, No. 1 Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum (recital)

    1. Consistent tempo - next level in work.  
  11. 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). 
  12. Bartok, Mikrokosmos Vol. 1 (no assignment)

    1. No. 36 - the most important aspect of this piece is the expression, Add your own. 
  13. Solos 3 & 4 (no assignment)

    1. PREPARE: page 32
  14. Lesson & Musicianship 4 (no assignment)

    1. LEFT OFF AT PAGE 60
  15. Rhythm (no assignment)

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

    1. Chapter 8
      1. Prepare Nos. 35-36 at m.m. 100.

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REVIEW

Remove 3 from the list below
  1. Clementi Op. 36 No. 2 Movement 3

     

     

  2. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmüller (L. 3 Etude)

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

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

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

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

  7. Faure Dolly Suite

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

  9. Kuhlau, movement 2

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

  11. "Angelfish" by Anne Crosby (

  12. "Celebration" by Anne Crosby

  13. Sonatina in G Major by Beethoven

  14. **Adieu by Bergmuller

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

  16. Melodie Antique Francaise by Tchaikovsky

  17. Innocence by Bergmuller

  18. Pastorale by Bergmuller

  19. 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