2017-2018 Lesson 10: Timothy Yang

Performance Class

  1. Bach Invention No. 1
    1. Don't accent the last chord too much. 
    2.  
  2. Bach Musette in D Minor
    1. Pass at class with few mistakes. 
    2. "spot" mm. 2-3, 1-5
  3. Song of the T

Royal Conservatory of Music

  1. Aim for May / June assessment - Level 4

Repertoire

 

TECHNIQUE (Scales This Week + Hanon No. 7)

  1. Hanon

    1. No. 7 in D - F-sharp Major

      1. Fix LH fingering.

    2. No. 8

      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. 9

      1. High Loud

      2. Close Loud

  2. G, D, A, E,

    1. Work up to m.m. 144 two notes per beat
  3. B, F-sharp

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

      1. m.m. 100 Close Loud (if you make a mistake in close and high 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. 1

    1. Improvise with the rhythm
    2. Repeated notes
    3. Register
    4. Mode (major to minor)
  2. Czerny No. 25 (left off) - No assignment

  3. Bartok Book 1

    1. REDO: No. 35 with heavy hands and slower tempo

  4. Four Star Sight Reading

    1. Level 3 - Set 8

Musicianship

  1. Rhythm

    1. No. 129, 130, 131

  2. Solfege (no assignment)

    1. Chapter 11 Nos. 5-6 (passed off)

Other Repertoire

  1. Folk Dance: Kabalevsky

    1. Learn
  2. Etude in C Major

    1. Learn
  3. Morning Prayer by Tchaikovsky

    1. Learn for next week. 
  4. Potential New Piece: Four Rondos Op 60 No 4., Rondo-Toccata

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

    1. Fix the pencil markings. 
  6. Etude in D Major Op. 37 No. 17 by Henry Lemoine (Etude L. 3)

    1. mm. 17-20 hold each voice for the appropriate length. 
  7. New Piece: Left Alone by Joyce Grill

    1. Come of the last chord of the piece wit the pedal 
  8. New Piece: Etude in C Major by C. Czerny

    1. Speed build with NO accents on any notes. 
  9. Clementi Sonatina

    1. Review Movements 1 & 2

    2. Movement 3

Review (choose two pieces to remove from review)

 

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

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

  3. Diabelli Op. 151 No. 4

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

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

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

  7. Clowns by Dmitri Kabalevsky (List C)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  18. "Adagio" by DANIEL STEIBELT

  19. Celebration by Anne Crosby

  20. Etude in G-flat Major