2017-2018 Lesson 15: Timothy Yang

Royal Conservatory of Music

  1. Exam: Level 4: May 24th 9:14am at NOC

  2. *Beethoven, Ludwig van Zwei Klaviersonatinen, Anh. 5 (in Celebrate Beethoven, 1 FHM )Sonatina in G Major

TECHNIQUE (Hanon)

  1. Rotate Hanon and Scales each week. This week: 

  2. *Hanon

    1. No. 7 in C-sharp Major

      1. m.m. 84 per half note.

      2. DO NOT PULL ON THE KEYS. Keep wrists up and rock into the notes. Lean forward slightly. 

  3. 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. 25

    1. m.m. 80 per measure. Throw the weight of your arm into the first beat with a relaxed wrist and heavy fingertips. Keep shoulder down. 
  2. Bring book 2 of Bartok

    1. Please order book.
  3. Four Star Sight Reading Level 4 (no assignment)

    1. We'll start after Carnegie. 

Musicianship (no assignments)

  1. Rhythm (no assignment)

    1. Pick up at 132

  2. Solfege (no assignment)

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

Repertoire

  1. Beethoven Sonatina 

    1. Follow the Slow motion practice idea. 
  2. March in D Major BWV Anh. 122 by CPE Bach (L.4)

    1. Learn notes
  3. Allegro in G Major (Etude L.4)

    1. Slow motion practice in RH mm. 6-8 thinking about heavy fingers and loose hand. 
    2. Fix pencil markings 
    3. Build to 80
  4. Dragon Fly (Etude L.4)

    1. See blue pen. 
    2. Overal softer. 
  5. Mozart Piano Concert No. 9 in E-flat Major, K271

    1. Fix pencil markings. 
    2. Listen to Playlist
  6. Beethoven Sonatina in F Major: Anh. 5 No. 2 (L.5)

    1. Pink pen and work up to 86-92
  7. Morning Prayer by Tchaikovsky (L.3)

    1. Top Voices & thumb to pass. :)
  8. Potential New Piece: Four Rondos Op 60 No 4., Rondo-Toccata 

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