2017-2018 Lesson 32: Katie Moore

Notes & Makeups 

  1. Repertoire Goals: Complete Clementi Op. 36. Learn another Bach Invention.
  2. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 14 "Song of the Gondolier"

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Lesson Assignments:

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  1. *Piano Adventures 3b

    1. Do at least two a day
  2. *Lesson & Musicianship 4

    1. Next week.
  3. Level 5

    1. New rep after foggy
  4. Foggy Bottom Blues (level 4)

    1. Look at pedal throughout the entire piece. 
    2. See pencil exaggerate the dotted quarter notes.
  5. Bach Invention No. 8

    1. Accent practice on 16th notes.
    2. Work on loose movement by practicing two measures at a time and experimenting with how loose your body can be!
    3. Follow the pencil markings and find expressive contrast. 
  6. Clementi Sonatina No. 3

    1. Spiritoso
      1. LH rotating wrists to the bottom of the keys so you don't play surfacy  
      2. Think about the PULSE idea when you're playing your 16th note runs. The strong beat, then the medium strong beat.
      3. Trills: when you play these, you stop playing the notes in your LH. Practice these slowly.
    2. Un poco Adagio
      1. Pick up tempo to feel in two pulses per measure: Strong and medium strong beats.
    3. Allegro
      1. Transpose mm. 23-24 to all the major keys.
      2. Examine chords / scale degrees of any sections that give you trouble. Examine their theoretical relationship. 
  7. *Hanon

    1. No. 14 practice this way:
      1. m.m. 100-126: 4 notes per tic  - gradually build up your tempo one at a time, AFTER you've done technical practice using your Rhythm and Accent practice chart. 
      2. Chest out and shoulders down
  8. Solos 4

  9. *Technical Tests: Level 4

    1. Two-Octave
    2. Formula Pattern
    3. Chromatic
    4. Broken Triads
    5. Solid Triads
    6. Arpeggios
  10. Four Star: Sight Reading & Ear Tests Level 4

    1. Set 1: Do the "star 3" portion of each "day"
      1. in the original key and then in two other keys
      2. HINT: use your intervals. 
  11. *Bartok Sonatina Sz. 55: 1. Bagpipers (recital)

    1. Finale
      1. Tempo is a bit rocky.
      2. Don't slow until m. 36
      3. Everything sounds a little sticky
      4. m. 86 staccato
      5. m. 69 and on, starting too slow for too long.
    2. Bear Dance
      1. LH first notes hold on longer.  
    3. Bagpipers
      1. Wait longer between Scarlatti and Bartok
      2. Allegro section: 2nd system: you're slowing down in m. 2 and 4 
  12. Scarlatti Sonata in C Major K 159 (recital)

    1. Great run!
    2. 31-41 LH chords need to speak
    3. tempo?
    4. 35-37 RH don't hold on to notes so long
  13. Debussy: Children's Corner, L. 113, No. 1 Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum

    1. Review once a week with music at a medium tempo. 
  14. Haydn: Piano Concerto in D Major HobXVIII:11, Movement 3

    1. Review in sections, once a week with music at medium tempo. 

On Hold: 

  1. Czerny Op. 823

    1. No. 50: Transpose to C, D and A
    2. Don't use your ear! Use your eyes and understanding of the chords!
    3. Use your theory skilils
  2. Solos 3 & 4 

    1. PREPARE: page 32
  3. Rhythm 

    1. Left off at 128
  4. Solfege

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

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REVIEW

Remove 3 from the list below
  1. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (Etude L.4

     

  2. Allegro in G Major (L. 4)

  3. Dragon Fly (Etude L. 4)

  4. Bartok, Dance in E Minor

  5. Clementi Op. 36 No. 2 Movement 3 

  6. Etude in D Major Op. 37 No. 17 by Henry Lemoine (Etude L.3)

  7. Etude in C Major by Carl Czerny Op. 261 No. 81 (Etude L.3)

  8. Folk Dance by Kabalevsky (Etude L.4)

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

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

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

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

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

  14. Faure Dolly Suite

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

  16. Kuhlau, movement 2

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

  18. "Angelfish" by Anne Crosby (

  19. "Celebration" by Anne Crosby

  20. Sonatina in G Major by Beethoven

  21. **Adieu by Bergmuller

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

  23. Pastorale 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