Monthly Archives: January 2016

Jan. 17: Last Practice Session

Pieces Prepared Un Sospiro, mostly memorized Bach: P and F C minor, mostly fugue Janacek: Virgin of Frydek, 2 days work Scales: Ab – F Chopin: Raindrop Prelude Gershwin: 2nd Prelude, memorizing Debussy: The Wine Gate Pieces for Lesson Un … Continue reading

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Jan. 24: Last Practice Session

Pieces worked on Liszt: Un Sospiro, memorized Debussy: Wine Gate, memorized Bach: P&F in C Minor Janacek: Virgin of Frydek Scales: all major flat scales Gershwin: memorized second prelude Gershwin: 3rd prelude, first section (2 pages) Gershwin: 1st prelude, first … Continue reading

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Jan 10: Last practice session of the week

Recordings of current pieces before next lesson Bach Prelude and Fugue Gershwin Prelude 2 Camelot – If I would every leave you West Side Story – Maria Un Sospiro Voiles La Puerta del Vino

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Lesson 5: Guaraldi and Bach

Dec. 21, 2015 Pieces Prepared George Winston: Loreta and Desiree’s Bouquet Bach: P&F in C minor, Fugue first 2 pages Vince Guaraldi: The Christmas Song, Christmas is Coming, Linus and Lucy Liszt: Un Sospiro, last section Pieces Covered and Feedback … Continue reading

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Lesson 4:Guaraldi and Sight Reading

Dec. 14, 2015 Jeff sick, worked with Dirk for the first time. Pieces Prepared Guaraldi: O Tannenbaum, partly up to speed Guaraldi: Linus and Lucy, up to speed Bach: P&F, all of the Fugue Pieces Covered and Feedback Sight reading … Continue reading

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Lesson 3: Guaraldi, Bach

Dec. 7, 2015 Pieces Prepared Bach: P&F, Fugue, first 2 pages Guaraldi: Christmas Time is Here, up to speed Guaraldi: Skating, up to speed Guaraldi: O Tannenbaum, half speed   Pieces Covered and Feedback Christmas Time is Here: work on … Continue reading

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Lesson 2: Music Theory, George Winston, Liszt, Bach

Nov. 30, 2015   Music theory books to take a look at: Music in Theory and Practice Harmony and Voice Leading Theory of Harmony Pieces Prepared George Winston: Joy Elgar: Nimrod Bach: P&F in C Minor, Prelude Liszt: Un Sospiro … Continue reading

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