2017-2018 Lesson 12: Timothy Yang

Start with Repertoire next week

Royal Conservatory of Music

  1. Aim for May / June assessment - Level 4

Repertoire

  1.  New Piece: Beethoven Sonatina

TECHNIQUE (Scales This Week + Hanon No. 7)

  1. Hanon

    1. No. 7 in C-sharp Major

      1. m.m. 84 per half note.

  2. Scales: F-sharp and C-sharp Majors

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

    2. 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. Redo the improvisation. Keep within the skeleton and number of beats. 
    2. Use less repeated notes and more ornamentation. 
  2. Czerny No. 25

    1. Learn!
  3. Bartok Book 1

    1. No. 36. Let's pass this next week. Find all the places in which you can add some creative expression and mood change.
  4. Dustin Bring book 2

  5. Four Star Sight Reading Level 3

    1. Practice the Clapback section on page 47
  6. Four Star Sight Reading Level 4

    1. Order this book - Juilliard should have it. 

Musicianship

  1. *Rhythm

    1. No. 129, 130, 131

  2. Solfege (no assignment)

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

Repertoire

  1. Mozart Piano Concert No. 9 in E-flat Major, K271

    1. Rondo - get the music and bring to your next lesson.
  2. Beethoven Sonatina in F Major: Anh. 5 No. 2 (L.5)

    1. Focus on the slurs and how to come off the ends. Learn to the end. 
  3. Folk Dance: Kabalevsky (L.4)

    1. See the black pen. 
  4. Morning Prayer by Tchaikovsky (L.3)

    1. See pencil markings.
  5. Potential New Piece: Four Rondos Op 60 No 4., Rondo-Toccata 

  6. Etude in D Major Op. 37 No. 17 by Henry Lemoine (Etude L. 3)

    1. There was no contrast between sections and you didn't do the D. C. al Fine.  
  7. Etude in C Major by C. Czerny Op. 261

    1. Dynamics and even notes to pass.

Review (choose two pieces to remove from review)

  1. Left Alone

  2. Clementi

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

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

  5. Diabelli Op. 151 No. 4

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

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

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

  9. Clowns by Dmitri Kabalevsky (List C)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  20. "Adagio" by DANIEL STEIBELT

  21. Celebration by Anne Crosby

  22. Etude in G-flat Major