2017-2018 Lesson 5: Timothy Yang

 

Royal Conservatory of Music

  1. Aim for May / June assessment

Repertoire (all pieces back to back without the music)

  1. Clowns by Dmitri Kabalevsky (List C)

    1. See pencil markings!

    2. Pass next week for review.

  2. Musette in D Major BWV Anh. 126 by Johann Sebastian Bach (List A)

    1. See new pencil markings

    2. Practice in slow motion.

    3. Without music next week and pass.

  3. Polonaise in G Minor BWV Anh. 119 by Johann Sebastian Bach (List A)

    1. Pencil markings for dynamics.

    2. Pass by memory next week with markings.

  4. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmuller (Etude)

    1. See pencil.

  5. Etude in F Major Op. 777 No. 22 by Carl Czerny (Etude)

    1. Punchline in m. 15!

    2. Rit. in m. 24

  6. The Song of the Twilight by Yoshinao Nakata (List C)

    1. prepare at m.m. 76

 

TECHNIQUE

  1. **Hanon

    1. No. 3 - 4

      1. Transpose to D

    2. No. 5

      1. m.m. 100 - close loud

      2. m.m. 116 - two notes per beat legato

      3. m.m. 156 - two notes per beat legato

  2. C Major Technique: Brown Scale Book

    1. Prepare page 5

      1. Just work the arpeggios!

READING

  1. Czerny Op. 823 No 21

    1. Transpose to D and A at m.m. 100 per half note

    2. All quarter notes with no slurs - make short

  2. Bartok (no assignment)

    1. Left off at No. 34

  3. Four Star Sight Reading

    1. Level 3 - Sets 1 & 2

MUSICIANSHIP

  1. Rhythm

    1. Practice ta-ing 2, 3, 4 parts to the beat at m.m. 69

  2. Solfege

    1. Chapter 11 Nos. 1-2

      1. staccato

      2. accents

      3. slurs

      4. dynamics

 

OTHER REPERTOIRE

  1. Clementi Sonatina

    1. Movement 1

      1. See pencil markings

    2. Movement 2

      1.  LH very quiet

      2. RH legato cantabile (singing) melody

      3. Slow it down, please!

    3. Movement 3

      1. Learn hands alone. There are many places in this piece where we can work on your down-up wrists to help you play 16th notes easily and fluently. Try to identify these spots!     

  2. Bach Invention No. 1 in C Major

    1. Add your own dynamics.  

  3. Douce Reverie Op. 39 No 21 by Tchaikovsky

    1. Hold

  4. Diabelli Op. 151 No. 4

    1. Movement 3

      1. Spot mm. 80-81 LH pausing with curved strong fingers on every 4, 5 and 6 notes.

  5. Review

    1. The Wind by Chee-Hwa Tan (L.2 Etude)

    2. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by C. Czerny (L.2 Etude)

    3. I Spy by Melody Bober (L.2 List B) (10/12)

    4. Menuetto in C Major by W. A. Mozart (L.2 List A)

    5. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by Carl Czerny (L 2 Etude)

    6. Ecosaisse in G Major WoO 23 by Ludwig van Beethoven (L. 2 List A)

    7. A Little Song Op. 27 No. 2 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L.2 List B) (10/12)

    8. Turkish Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2 List B) - heard 9/26

    9. Invention in C Major by Renée Christopher (L 2 List C)

    10. Canon, Cornelius Gurlitt (1820-1901) (L 2 LIST C)

    11. "Adagio" by DANIEL STEIBELT

    12. Celebration by Anne Crosby

    13. Etude in G-flat Major

    14. Detective

    15. The Ballet - Turk