2017-2018 Lesson 28: Timothy Yang

Final Recital

  1. Beethoven Sonatina - mvt 1
  2. Foggy Day Blues

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
      1. Your first section is rushed. The second section is solid but it's the first that is most important. 
    2. List B: Clementi, Sonatina Op. 36 No. 2, mvt. 3
      1. Beginning much more convincing
      2. Measure with the trill - don't cut the LH short. 
    3. List C: Mike Springer, Foggy Day Bluesm.
      1. m. 30 don't rush
      2. LH at the end needs to be stronger. 
    4. Etude: Linda Niamath, Masquerade
      1. green pen
    5. Etude: William Gillock, Dragon Fly

Performance Class: Three

  1. May 20th, 2018: DiMenna Center, Benzaquin Hall
    1. RCM Repertoire

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. *Hanon No. 10
    1. Do close loud
    2. Staccato m.m. 
    3. Accent practice (two ways)
  2. RCM Technique 
    1. Chords - keep fingers closer to the keys 
      1. Solid: Keep your notes held a bit longer. 
  3. *Czerny No. 26
    1. Groups of 8 beats speed building.
    2. Do accent practice as indicated in Hanon.
    3. Alignment of wrist. 
  4. Piano Adventures Sight Reading Level 3B (on loan)
    1. Do 2-3 per day
  5. Four Star Sight Reading Level 4
    1. Finish 10
    2. Sight Reading Portion:
      1. Key
      2. Clef
      3. Time
      4. Slow down
  6. Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No.2 mvt 3 (L. 4 List B)
    1. Your first three notes were not tidy
    2. First up and over scale was messy
    3. Transition to D Major was messy
    4. Forgot big section in the middle! :)
    5. Rushing LH accompaniment. 
  7. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (L.4 Etude)
    1. Don't rush LH 2nd and 3rd beats.
    2. Ending is a bit rushed. . 
  8. Foggy Day Blues by Mike Springer (L.4 List C)
    1. LH 8th notes in the beginning need to be shorter.
    2. Measure 6 - pedal blurry 
    3. Measures 24-25... rit?
    4. Last measure hold longer. 
  9. *Bach Invention
    1. A Minor (No. 13)
      1. Start learning!
  10. *Schuman
    1. See green pen.
    2.  
  11. *Beethoven Sonatina in F Major: Anh. 5 No. 2 (L.5)
    1. Red pen.

On Hold:

    1.  
  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
  2.  
  3. Allegro in G Major (Etude L.4)
  4. Dragon Fly (Etude L.4)
  5. Left Alone
  6. Clementi
  7. The Song of the Twilight by Yoshinao Nakata (List C)
  8. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmuller (Etude)
  9. Diabelli Op. 151 No. 4
  10. Polonaise in G Minor BWV Anh. 119 by Johann Sebastian Bach
  11. Invention No 1 in C Major by J. S. Bach
  12. Etude in F Major Op. 777 No. 22 by Carl Czerny (Etude L. 3)
  13. Clowns by Dmitri Kabalevsky (List C)
  14. The Wind by Chee-Hwa Tan (L.2 Etude)
  15. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by C. Czerny (L.2 Etude)
  16. I Spy by Melody Bober (L.2 List B) (10/12)
  17. Menuetto in C Major by W. A. Mozart (L.2 List A)
  18. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by Carl Czerny (L 2 Etude)
  19. Ecosaisse in G Major WoO 23 by Ludwig van Beethoven (L. 2 List A)
  20. A Little Song Op. 27 No. 2 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L.2 List B) (heard 10/12)
  21. Turkish Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2 List B) - (heard 9/26)
  22. Invention in C Major by Renée Christopher (L 2 List C)
  23. Canon, Cornelius Gurlitt (1820-1901) (L 2 LIST C)
  24. "Adagio" by DANIEL STEIBELT
  25. Celebration by Anne Crosby
  26. 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