Raywinn

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21 Jun

America

  • watch fingering in bar 27
  • watch tie in bar 13
  • check LH 36
  • circle all sharps in last page

Moonlight

  • ALL B turn into Bb
  • try hands seperate first

4 Apr

Kitten and Mousin

  • speed
    • practice bar by bar
  • dynamics

Twilight

  • read all notes

29 Mar

Kitten and Mousin

  • should be learning faster
    • learn in small sections
    • avoid mistakes

In general, try to

8 Mar

Continue to work on notes in all songs

22 Feb

Kitten and Mousin

  • check your LH and RH coordination and LH notes
  • follow phrasing up and down
  • check LH notes in particular

14 Dec

Midnight Ride

  • loud dynamics need to be louder, soft needs to be slightly softer

Misty

  • watch pedalling, make sure it is clear
  • don’t rush rhythm, make it even

Spanish Dance

  • still need to prioritise dynamics and articulation
    • separate hands, check articulation

Twilight

7 Dec

Twilight please make it less dodge

  • balance, LH soft
  • practice line by line to get flow

Spanish Dance

  • needs more brave phrasing
  • check coordiantion in bar 11
  • tight and accurate rhythm in bar 17

Midnight Ride

  • focus on evenness
    • slow practice
    • choose an appropriate speed
  • dynamic
    • slow practice

30 Nov

Twlight

  • balance, LH soft
  • CHECK YOUR NOTES!
  • phrasing/dynamics

Midnight Ride

  • check LH coordination bar 13
  • generally needs to be more even
    • slow practice
  • generally, dynamics need to be more accurate

23 Nov

Misty

  • check notes in the ending
  • phrasing needs to be smooth
    • no sudden bumps of loud
  • check fingering where possible
  • start from the second page

Twilight

  • try to combine all this week
  • can add pedal

Spanish

16 Nov

Midnight Ride

Midnight Ride

  • can be a lot cleaner with slow practice

Misty

  • phrasing
  • make LH soft

Spanish Dance

  • more phrasing
  • practice difficult parts separately

Spanish dance

  • do softs softer for better phrasing
  • do articulation correct and clear
  • check fingering

Twilight

  • check LH notes, all should be in bass clef
  • all fingering is 521 LH

9 Nov

Twilight

  • check notes
  • learn one more lin

Twilight

Misty

  • pedalling needs to be lifted in appropriate places
  • bar 20, LH priority

2 Nov

Misty

  • must be keep lighter and softer because of the pedal
  • RH must be louder than LH

Spanish Dance

  • C# bar 11 RH
  • fingerings are weird
    • so slurs can be correct

Midnight Ride

  • check fingerings that are written
  • bar 10 start softer then build up

26 Oct

Midnight Ride

  • softs softer
    • mf and mp should be very soft
  • pedal at the end

Misty

  • try slower to get the rhythm
  • phrase based on how high the notes are

Spanish Dance

  • fingering
  • LH slurs and staccato pattern

Twilight

  • keep soft and peaceful

19 Oct

Midnight Ride

  • approach difficult bits slowly then increase speed

12 Oct

Misty

  • rhythm needs work
    • can be sorted by mental singing (maybe not the best)
    • can be sorted by separate hands practice, get the rhythm right
    • don’t rush

Spanish Dance

  • articulation
    • slurs need to be connected
    • staccatos need to be short

5 Oct

Midnight Ride

  • see all dynamics
  • do softs very soft
  • see pedal as well
  • check note in bar 29 LH

Misty

  • see wrong notes written
  • continue to listen to recording

Spanish Dance

  • check RH fingering

29 Sep

Midnight Ride

  • bar 12, watch notes F#
  • check where chord comes bar 13
  • check number of LH notes bar 23
  • do dynamics that are softer soft in general

Misty

  • see notes that are circled
  • try to learn to the end

22 Sep

Midnight Ride

  • watch fingering bar 2. dynamics must start soft then get louder, not just be loud
  • check notes here
  • bar 23 fingering

Misty

  • phrasing – when we go higher, it is louder, when it is lower, go softer
  • can learn nearly to the end

7 Sep

Midnight Ride

  • work on ending

Misty: new piece

31 Aug

Kinabalu Sunrise

  • DRAMA
    • big contrast between loud and and soft
    • big contrast between slow and fast

Midnight die

  • chromatic scale rules
    • 3 on black notes
    • 1 on white notes
    • 12 in the gaps
    • BUT DON’T CROSS YOUR FINGERS

24 Aug

Kinabalu Sunrise

  • no pedal gaps
  • bar 21, needs more practice
  • pause longer at the end

Raider’s March

  • make sure Bb go through entire piece

Midnight Ride

  • play up to bar 9

17 Aug

Scales

  • E harmonic minor

Kinabalu Sunrise

  • check notes bar 6 LH
  • bar 21, check note
  • check note 23
  • molto ritard – slow down a lot
  • ritard – slow down
  • meno mosso – less movement (slower)
  • a tempo – go back to normal speed

Raider’s march

  • combine hands earlier!
  • be careful with amount of notes
  • slow practice for combination

10 Aug

Kinabalu Sunrise

  • don’t stop at 29!
  • watch out for B natural in bar 6

Scales

  • E harmonic minor

Raider’s march

  • learn 2 lines of RH, 2 lines of LH

3 Aug

Kinabalu

  • for second page, practice hands seperate

20 July

Kinablu

  • Bb key signature
  • 8va means octave higher
  • remember, sometimes LH uses treble clef

13 July

Kinabalu Sunrise

  • make sure you are in the correct position
    • make sure you check where middle C is
  • 8 va means an octave higher
  • check all finger numbers
  • homework: try all of right hand, and some left hand if you can