2017-2018 Lesson 6: Timothy Yang

Start with technique every day

Royal Conservatory of Music

  1. Aim for May / June assessment

Repertoire (all pieces back to back without the music)

  1. (5) Clowns by Dmitri Kabalevsky (List C)

    1. untidy attacks

    2. mm. 16-17 please do the crescendo.

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

    1. you did well continuing but you started to rush and reacted poorly after you finished.

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

    1. rushed in mm. 7-8

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

    1. .

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

    1. a bit rushed - last measure

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

    1. you are sitting too close

    2. LH untidy attacks in chords

 

TECHNIQUE

  1. Hanon

    1. No. 4-5

      1. Transpose to D

    2. No. 6

      1. m.m. 100 - close loud - remember to be strong and then immediately relaxed.

      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. Parallel and Contrary Scales

      1. m.m. 100 Close Loud

      2. High Loud - no m.m.

      3. m.m. 116 - Legato, one note per tic 

      4. m.m 116 - Legato, two notes per tic

READING

  1. Czerny Op. 823 No 22 (23 as bonus)

    1. earn
  2. Bartok (no assignment)

    1. Left off at No. 34

  3. Four Star Sight Reading

    1. Level 3 - Set 4

      1. ight Reading Test: Day 3 from Set 2: 9/10 good work!

MUSICIANSHIP

  1. Rhythm

    1. Nos. 119-121 - practice tapping the subdivisions on your chest as you ta the beat. Do the first measures of 119, going to the first measures of 120, finishing with the first measure of 121.

  2. Solfege

    1. Chapter 11 Nos. 3-4

 

OTHER REPERTOIRE

  1. Clementi Sonatina

    1. Movement 1

      1. See pencil markings

    2. Movement 2

      1.  LH Softer please. 

      2. Think about everything being legato - the RH is legatissimo :)

    3. Movement 3

      1. Learn to the end and see the pencil markings   

  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