2017-2018 Sumer Lesson 2: 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. *Sweet Sorrow Op. 100 No. 16 by J. F. Burgmuller (level 5 etude)

    1. New Piece
  2. *The Happy Farmer Op. 68 No. 10 by Robert Schumann (level 4)

    1. New Piece
  3. *TECHNIQUE

    1. Get creative with your technique. Make a combination of keys and exercises. 
  4. *Listen To

    1.  
  5. Czerny Composition Assignment

    1. See new pencil markings
    2. Rewrite it. 
  6. Cradle Song (level 4 etude)

    1. Play two chunks separately: two phrases.
    2. Decide on their personality - decide the "quality" of each phrase. What makes it that way?
    3. Then, how can you combine the two phrases without making them seem separate?
  7. *Lesson & Musicianship 4

    1. Prepare Unit 5
  8. Bach Invention No. 8

    1. Practice the Hanon breathing technique
    2. Don't accent TOO much
    3. Ghost notes?
    4. Your 16th notes slow you don't sometimes. 
  9. Clementi Sonatina No. 3

    1. Allegro
      1. Apply Cradle Song technique.
  10. Kabalevsky

    1. A Slow Waltz Op. 39 no. 23
    2. How did we practice this at the lesson today? 
    3. How do you make your decisions to play this the way YOU want to play it?
    4. Apply these ideas to the rest of the piece. 
  11. Hanon

    1. No. 14 practice this way:
    2. m.m. 120
    3. Practice breathing in through your nose and out through your mouth before you begin. 
    4. Then play through, 5 times, focusing on your slow inhale and exhale.
    5. Then play one more time without focus on breath. 
  12. Four Star: Sight Reading & Ear Tests Level 5

    1. DUSTIN - BRING BOOK.

  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. Solos 4

  2. 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
  3. Solos 3 & 4 

    1. PREPARE: page 32
  4. Rhythm 

    1. Left off at 128
  5. 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. Foggy Bottom Blues (level 4

     

     

  2. Bartok Sonatina Sz. 55: 1. Bagpipers (recital)

     

  3. Scarlatti Sonata in C Major K 159 (recital)

    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