2017-2018 Lesson 8: Timothy Yang

Performance Class

  1. Sunday, November 19th, DiMenna Center, Cary Hall.
  2. Bach Invention No. 1

Royal Conservatory of Music

  1. Aim for May / June assessment

Repertoire

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

    1. What happened? Take your time if you make a mistake - before you go on to the next piece. 

      1. LH too loud overal

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

    1. LH overpowers the RH in the B section. No crescendo in the LH

 

TECHNIQUE (rotate between Hanon & Scales)

  1. Hanon

    1. No. 6

      1. Transpose to E (no A sharp!)

        1. No pulling and no collapsing second finger

    2. No. 7

      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. 160 - two notes per beat legato

        1. At lease three times at this tempo: lean in with your chest. Don't let your wrist go down toward the end. Wait 5-10 seconds between each try.

    3. No. 8

      1. High Loud!

      2. Close Loud!

  2. G, D, A, E, B Major Technique: Brown Scale Book

    1. Parallel  (hands together at mm. 80 two notes per tic) and Contrary Scales (hands together Contrary)

      1. m.m. 100 Close Loud

      2. Contrary m.m. 126 - Legato, one note per tic 

      3. Contrary m.m 126 - Legato, two notes per tic

      4. Don't let your wrist drop when you play your thumbs. 

READING

  1. Czerny No. 22 in C Minor

  2. Czerny No. 25 next week
  3. Bartok (no assignment)

    1. Left off at No. 34

  4. Four Star Sight Reading

    1. Level 3 - Set 5

**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. Allegro in A Major Op. 38 No. 34 by J. W. Hassler (Etude L. 3)

    1. Top voices - see red pen
  2. Etude in D Major Op. 37 No. 17 by Henry Lemoine (Etude L. 3)

    1. Learn for your next lesson
  3. New Piece: Left Alone by Joyce Grill

    1. Top voices - red pen.
  4. New Piece: Etude in C Major by C. Czerny

    1. Learn for your next lesson
  5. Clementi Sonatina

    1. Review Movements 1 & 2

    2. Movement 3

      1.  

  6. Douce Reverie Op. 39 No 21 by Tchaikovsky

    1. Hold

  7. Review

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

    2. Diabelli Op. 151 No. 4

    3. Polonaise in G Minor BWV Anh. 119 by Johann Sebastian Bach

    4. Invention No 1 in C Major by J. S. Bach

    5. Etude in F Major Op. 777 No. 22 by Carl Czerny (Etude L. 3)

    6. Clowns by Dmitri Kabalevsky (List C)

    7. The Wind by Chee-Hwa Tan (L.2 Etude)
    8. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by C. Czerny (L.2 Etude)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    17. "Adagio" by DANIEL STEIBELT

    18. Celebration by Anne Crosby

    19. Etude in G-flat Major

    20. Detective

    21. The Ballet - Turk