2017-2018 Lesson 17: 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

Performance Class TWO

  1. February 11, 2018
    1. Allegro in G Major
    2. Tchaikovsky Morning Prayer
    3. Beethoven Sonatina in G Major

Guest Artist Class TWO

  1. April 22, 2018

Final Recital

  1. June 3, 2018

TECHNIQUE (Hanon)

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

  2. *Hanon (left off at 12)

    1. No. 1 in in all all

      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. 26

    1. Magnets and close loud on each part of the beat.  

  2. Bartok Book 2

    1. Prepare No. 37 with pencil markings. 
  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. Sonatina in C Major, Op. 34 No. 1: Rondo by Johann Anton André (L.4) Repertoire

    1. Start to learn
  2. Beethoven Sonatina in G

    1. Follow the practice charts. 
  3. March in D Major BWV Anh. 122 by CPE Bach (L.4)

    1. See pencil markings
  4. Mozart Piano Concert No. 9 in E-flat Major, K271

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

    1. Don't accent LH downbeats too much. 
    2. Drop-pop wrists in RH
  6. Morning Prayer by Tchaikovsky (L.3)

    1. ms. 5-7 LH too loud
    2. Pedal - catch in pedal bass mm. 16- End
    3. rH 18-19 - RH voicing
  7. Potential New Piece: Four Rondos Op 60 No 4., Rondo-Toccata 

Review (choose two pieces to remove from review)

  1. Allegro in G Major (Etude L.4)

  2. Dragon Fly (Etude L.4)

  3. Left Alone

  4. Clementi

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

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

  7. Diabelli Op. 151 No. 4

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

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

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

  11. Clowns by Dmitri Kabalevsky (List C)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  22. "Adagio" by DANIEL STEIBELT

  23. Celebration by Anne Crosby

  24. Etude in G-flat Major