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March 21, 2016

Pieces Prepared Gershwin: Prelude 1, all pages, Mozart: Sonata in C Minor, first movement, slow, but consistent speed Mussorgsky: Pictures as an Exhibition, Gnome, slow Queen: Somebody to Love, 2/3 speed Debussy: Prelude Suite Bergamasque, up to speed Pieces Covered … Continue reading

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March 14, 2016

Pieces Prepared A lot of new pieces this week Gershwin: Prelude 1, all pages, last 2 pages slow Mozart: Sonata in C Minor, first movement, all pages, last 3 pages, slow Mussorgsky: Pictures as an Exhibition, Gnome, slow Queen: Somebody … Continue reading

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March 7, 2016

Pieces Prepared Gershwin: Prelude 1, first 2 pages Simon and Garfunkel: America Mozart: Sonata in C minor, first movement, first 3 pages Debussy: Suite Bergamasque, Prelude Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition, Promenade Pieces Covered and Feedback All pieces covered Gershwin: … Continue reading

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2/7/2016 – Last practice before lesson

Pieces Prepared Gershwin: 3rd prelude, all Liszt – Un Sospiro Telemann: Fantasy in F Major, complete Scales: all flat scales, A major, start playing in 3rds Liszt Techical Exercises: 1-5 (single finger playing, other fingers held down) Queen: Bohemian Rhapsody, … Continue reading

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Jan 31, Last practice session

Pieces Prepared Liszt: Un Sospiro, memorized, practicing from memory.  Worked on cadenza sections, speed of the runs, bringing out melody in the last part. Telemann: Fantasia in F major Gershwin: Prelude 2, memorized Gershwin: Prelude 1, slow speed first two … Continue reading

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Jan. 11 Lesson Summary

Jan. 11, 2016 Pieces Prepared Liszt: Un Sospiro Chopin: Raindrop Prelude Bach: P&F in C Minor Pieces Covered and Feedback Started with the Raindrop Prelude, and played through technically better. For Next Week

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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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