2017-2018 Lesson 22: Timothy Yang

Royal Conservatory of Music

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

Steinway Competition

  1. Plan Run-Throughs and Milestones
  2. March 15th Deadline
    1. Bach March in D Major
      1. See your practice chart
    2. Bach Invention No. 1 (2 min.)
      1. See your practice chart
    3. Tchaikovsky Morning Prayer 
      1. See your practice chart
    4. Allegro in G Major
    5. Dragon Fly by William Gillock (1917-1993)
      1. See our practice chart
    6. Beethoven - Sonatina in F mvt 1
      1. SECOND THEME - legato and deep singing sound. 
      2. RESTS - don't cut them short. Give them all their full value and perhaps slightly more. 
      3. CHORDS AT THE END - approach the keyboard with a loose wrist and slightly above the key. 
    7. Diabelli Op. 151 No. 4 - mvt 1

      1. rhythm issues

      2. ends of phrases need careful attention

    Guest Artist Class TWO

    1. April 22, 2018

    Final Recital

    1. June 3, 2018

    Lesson Assignments:

    1. Map out preparation for Steinway

      1.  
    2. *RCM Technique

      1. See your binder. remember the ice cream scoop technique at the top of your scales. Don't do too high too soon.
      2. Chromatic: make it sound like creepy-crawly. 
      3. Chords: Solid - don't prepare your position before and don't play on top of the nail.
    3. *Czerny No. 26

      1. Is your body relaxed. Point of axis. 

    4. *Four Star Sight Reading Level 4

      1. Set 1

      2. Go the the Website do the ear training.

    5. *Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No.2 mvt 3 (L. 4 List B)

      1. Pink pen
    6. *Masquerade by Linda Niamath (L.4 Etude)

      1. Pedal and pink pen 
    7. *Foggy Day Blues by Mike Springer (L.4 List C)

      1. Pink pen  
    8. *Mozart Piano Concert No. 9 in E-flat Major, K271

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

      1. Start to learn movement 2: Rondo. Remember how we discovered the A B A sections of Andre? Find the sections of this Rondo here.

    Review (choose two pieces to remove from review)

    1. Beethoven Sonatina in G

      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

      On Hold:

      1. Bartok Book 2

        1. No. ?: Tenuto sections in RH and LH
      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.  Scales: F-sharp and C-sharp Major

      3. Rhythm (no assignment)

        1. Pick up at 132

      4. Solfege (no assignment)

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

      Performance Class TWO

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