Zane

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Goal for this week

  • see scales to do
  • Cuckoo present next term with all correct notes
  • Keep playing all list A B C D

Long term goal

  • grade 6 exam early 2021

Notes 30 Mar

Nuvole,

  • notes are wrong, but will fix in term 2
  • from 21, needs more phrasing

Scales

Scales to do:

  • G# harmonic minor contrary
  • Bb harmonic minor contary
  • all arpeggio fingerings
  • Eb dominant 7

Cuckoo

  • Notes need to be correct

Fiesta

  • focus on slow but consistent

Notes 23 Mar

Scales to do:

  • G# harmonic minor contrary
  • Bb harmonic minor contary
  • all arpeggio fingerings
  • Eb dominant 7

Allegro

  • work on dynamics
  • less pedal
  • more details to work on

cuckoo

  • rests between cuckoo are important
  • fix ALL notes this week

Notes 16 Mar

Scales

  • G# harmonic minor contrary needs work

Allegro

  • wrong sections need to be re-read
  • soft sections legato, pay attention to slurs
  • bigger difference between loud and soft
  • notes improved this week 🙂
  • mp dolce, RH sweet, LH very soft

Notes 9 Mar

6C

  • good

Scales

  • arpeggios SO MUCH BETTER 🙂
  • now time to test all scales each lesson

Allegro

  • still some missing notes and wrong, can be found by ‘easter egg’ practice
  • goal is to have all notes correct by next week

Notes 23 Feb

Scales

  • only allow yourself one try with scales

6A

  • not so fast
  • check bar 2

Notes 16 Feb

Arpeggios

  • still need to reliably play inversions
  • don’t play root, 1st, 2nd, do all 2nds

6C

  • good

Fiesta

  • do not worry about fluency until notes are correct
  • mistakes to fix in page 2
  • middle section must be carefully fixed this week.

Cuckoo

  • Slow practice required again, many of the expressions are already correct if notes were correct.

Notes 9 Feb

6A

  • check bar 2 notes

6B

  • where is Bb
  • much slower

Scales to watch

  • D# harmonic and melodic minor
  • G# harmonic minor contrary
  • Bb harmonic minor contrary
  • Inversions of arpeggios, check fingering. Go seperate hands as well when fixing issues

Fiesta

  • Accurate dynamics required in general
  • poco rubato – stretch time a bit
  • see page for wrong notes, page 2 especially

Notes 2 Feb

Fix You

  • check note LH bar 2
  • check LH bar 18
  • this entire section is weird

Notes 1 Dec

Fix You

  • many wrong notes, but just for this week, work on expression
  • your responsibility for art show

Fiesta

  • articulation LH bar 11. Don’t slow down in 14
  • keep trying at home 2nd page. Read carefully

Cuckoo

  • cuckoo pattern should always come above everything
  • there are many wrong notes. try to fix them before next week using concentration.

Notes 24 Nov

Arpeggios: getting better! :). Present similar motions next week

Fiesta

  • check number of notes bar 9-10 RH. Hit sf hard, then back away.
  • we’ve done lots of work here, keep it up. Are notes correct? do the need to come together?
  • LH note bar 47
  • basic expressions: get the dynamics right

Fix You

  • bar 6-10 check RH
  • bar 18-19 bar check coordination
  • check LH notes in bar 31

Notes 17 Nov

Scales: keep practicing, don’t learn inversion off root

Ex 6C: good

Cuckoo

  • LH articulation always same. Long short rest
  • Rhythm fix here:
  • bar 36 is missing?
  • watch tie in LH 41
  • check LH notes bar 51
  • check notes bar 56

Fiesta

  • check number of notes bar 9
  • bar 11, make sure we can hear all the notes
  • fade away, bar 15
  • hold tie 27

Notes 10 Nov

Scales

  • continue to check all arpeggios

Fiesta

  • bar 1, group into two groups of three. Check fingering
  • bar 3, LH position higher
  • LH rests 11-14
  • count here

  • do notes that belong to the RH in this section. You can see the L shape lines
  • bar 27 hold note
  • check LH positions and notes in this section
  • bar 51 hold top note
  • bar 59-60 6 quavers, 61 lower

Fix You