2017-2018 Lesson 25: Timothy Yang

Royal Conservatory of Music

  1. Exam: Level 4: May 24th 9:14am at NOC
    1. List A: C.P.E. Bach, March in D Major, BWV Anh. 122
    2. List B: Clementi, Sonatina Op. 36 No. 2, mvt. 3
    3. List C: Mike Springer, Foggy Day Blues
    4. Etude: Linda Niamath, Masquerade
    5. Etude: William Gillock, Dragon Fly

Guest Artist Class TWO

  1. April 22, 2018

Final Recital

  1. June 3, 2018

Notes:

  1. Complete Clementi Op. 36
  2. New Bach Invention
  3. Burgmuller Etude Op. 109 No. 10
  4. Schumann Album for the Young
  5. Kabalevsky Op. 39
  6. Bartok For Children

Lesson Assignments:

  1. New Hanon

    1. Bring next week.
  2. RCM Technique

    1. Arpeggios
      1. LH - B-flat fix fingering
      2. LH - A major - descending 4th fingering didn't speak. 
      3. LH - g minor - don't prepare the 4th finger on B-flat too soon. 
    2. Chords - keep fingers closer to the keys
      1. Broken: careful not to play too far up the black key (close to the fall board)
        1. careful not to slide on the keys. 
        2. legato playing - deep, even sound
  3. Czerny No. 26

    1. No pause between mm. 14-15

    2. Between 6-7 - practice look-away technique. LH

    3. Groups of 4 beats each - speed building. Check in with your body on each long note. You're not waiting long enough on the long notes. 

  4. Four Star Sight Reading Level 4

    1. Set 5

    2. Need rhythm work.

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

    1. See blue-grey pen. 
    2. Do the trill! :)
  6. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (L.4 Etude)

    1. Orange pen
  7. Foggy Day Blues by Mike Springer (L.4 List C)

    1. Add peda
    2. Pedal not clear
    3. Rhythm in first system
  8. *Beethoven Sonatina in F Major: Anh. 5 No. 2 (L.5)

    1. Red pen.

On Hold:

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

      1. Fix pencil markings. 
      2. Listen to Playlist
    2. Bartok Book 2

      1. No. ?: Tenuto sections in RH and LH
    3. 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

    4. Rhythm (no assignment)

      1. Pick up at 132

    5. Solfege (no assignment)

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

    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

       

       

      Performance Class TWO

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