Tag: Clementi

Piano Method Chart

August 28, 2012

Note: The list below is in no way complete. It is for quick reference only. I shall add more information later.

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Writer[attr style=”width:20px”], Title, Date, Content [attr colspan=”2″],[attr colspan=”2″]
CPE Bach,*Essay on the True Art of Playing Keyboard Instruments (“Ein Versuch über die wahre Art das Clavier zu Spielen”), 1753, [attr colspan=”2″] [attr colspan=”2″][attr colspan=”2″]
Marpurg, Die Kunst das Clavier zu spielen (1750), Anleitung zum Klavierspielen (1765), [attr colspan=”2″]
Georg Simon Lohlein, Clavier-Schule, 1765, [attr colspan=”2″] [attr colspan=”2″][attr colspan=”2″]
Petri, Introduction to Practical Music, [attr colspan=”2″][attr colspan=”2″][attr colspan=”2″][attr colspan=”2″]
Georg Frederich Wolf, Unterricht im Klavierspielen, 1807, [attr colspan=”2″] [attr colspan=”2″][attr colspan=”2″]
*Turk (1756-1813), Klavierschule, 1789,[attr colspan=”2″][attr colspan=”2″][attr colspan=”2″]
Louis Adam (1758-1848), Methode nouvelle pour le piano, 1798, Favor use of pedal[attr colspan=”2″][attr colspan=”2″]
*Clementi (1752-1832), Introduction to the Art of Playing the Pianoforte, 1801, Gradus ad Parnassum (prinicipal teaching aid, 100 studies for piano); started the trend of finger-gymnastics, (Clementi -Hummel-to the peak by Czerny)
*Hummel (1778-1837), The piano school of Hummel: Logical development of technic, 1828, Extension of Marpurg and Turk’s treatise, like Viennese action, [attr colspan=”2″]
*Czerny (1791-1857), Complete Theoretical and Practical Pianoforte School, 1837, “Letters to a Young Lady on the Art of Playing the Pianoforte”, specific rules
*Hanon (1819–1900), The Virtuoso Pianist in 60 Exercises (“Le Piano virtuose”), 1873, http://www.hanon-online.com/, [attr colspan=”2″], [attr colspan=”2″]

[table caption=”SCHOOL OF ARM AND WEIGHT“]
Writer[attr style=”width:20px”], Title[attr colspan=”2″], Date, Content, [attr colspan=”2″]
*Kalkbrenner (1788-1849),*Instructions to learn to play the piano with the help of the hand guide, (“Methode pour apprendre le pianoforte à l’aide du gui de mains”), 1831, use of wrist and arm; favor pedal use, pupil of Louis Adam
Louis Plaidy (1810-1874), Technical Studies for the Pianoforte, [attr colspan=”2″], Staccato touch with wrist, [attr colspan=”2″], [attr colspan=”2″]
Louis Kohler (1820-1866), Practical Method for the Piano Staccato, [attr colspan=”2″], use forearm move from elbow, [attr colspan=”2″],[attr colspan=”2″]
Theodore Kullak (1818-1882), Three books in octave studies, [attr colspan=”2″],[attr colspan=”2″],[attr colspan=”2″],[attr colspan=”2″]
C.J.Haake, Modern Piano Technic- How New Is It?, [attr colspan=”2″],[attr colspan=”2″],[attr colspan=”2″]
*Theodor Leschetizky (1830-1915), The Leschetizky Method, [attr colspan=”2″], Leave no methods- teaching theories assembled by students-ideal piano hand, Student of Czerny, his students: Paderewski- Malwine- Bree Von Melasfeld-Hughes
*Ludwig Deppe (1828-1890), the father of weight technique, [attr colspan=”2″][attr colspan=”2″][attr colspan=”2″][attr colspan=”2″]
Elizabeth Caland, “Artistic Piano Playing as Taught by Ludwig Deppe”, [attr colspan=”2″], [attr colspan=”2″],[attr colspan=”2″],[attr colspan=”2″]
C. Ehrenfechter, “Technical Study in the Art of Pianoforte Playing”, [attr colspan=”2″],[attr colspan=”2″],[attr colspan=”2″],[attr colspan=”2″]
Amy Fay, “Music Study in Germany”,[attr colspan=”2″], Coordination of arm action (Ch.VII p.97), tonal beauty in playing (108),[attr colspan=”2″]

Writer[attr style=”width:20px”], Title, Date, Content,[attr colspan=”2″]
Matthay, The Act of Touch In All Its Diversity, 1903, 4 books; the other 3:
The Forearm Rotation Principle in Pianoforte Playing (1912), Relaxation Studies in the Muscular Discrimination Required for Touch Agility and Expression in Pianoforte Playing (1908), The Visible and Invisible in Pianoforte Playing (1925)
Breithaupt, Natural Piano Technic, 1904, [attr colspan=”2″],[attr colspan=”2″],[attr colspan=”2″]
Fielden[attr colspan=”2″],[attr colspan=”2″],[attr colspan=”2″],[attr colspan=”2″],[attr colspan=”2″]
Otto Ortmann, The Physiological Mechanics of Piano Technique, [attr colspan=”2″],[attr colspan=”2″],[attr colspan=”2″]
Abby Whiteside, “Indispensables of Piano Playing”, 1955,[attr colspan=”2″],[attr colspan=”2″],[attr colspan=”2″]

[table caption=”SECOND HALF OF 20TH CENTURY“]
Writer[attr style=”width:20px”], Title, Date, Content [attr colspan=”2″],[attr colspan=”2″]
Dorothy Taubman M.D., Taubman Institute of Piano Studies, [attr colspan=”2″], problem of musical injuires, treatment of tendinitis and carpal tunnel syndrome,[attr colspan=”2″]
Suzuki Suzuki, Piano Method, mid-1900s, [attr colspan=”2″][attr colspan=”2″][attr colspan=”2″]

Teresa Wong

Joy Chan: Sonatina

June 10, 2012

Joy Chan plays Sonatina in C major Op.36 No.1, first movement, “Spiritoso” by Clementi.

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Good improvement, Joy! Need to work more on the fluency!
(P.S. Sorry for the poor video quality)

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Teresa Wong: Clementi’s Sonatina Op. 36 No. 1

March 14, 2012

Teresa Wong plays Clementi’s Sonatina Op. 36 No. 1.

Teresa Wong 彈奏克萊門蒂的C大調鋼琴小奏鳴曲, Op. 36 No. 1,

First movement, “Spiritoso”:
第一樂章 –

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Second movement, “Andante”:
第二樂章 –

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Third movement, “Vivace”:
第三樂章 –

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Teresa Wong’s Piano Studio Presents: Student Concert 2012 (Rundown) 黄穎妍與學生鋼琴音樂會 2012

[anti-rclick]December 14, 2011

Dear Students and Parents,

This is the rundown of our concert:

Teresa Wong’s Piano Studio Presents: Student Concert 2012
黄穎妍與學生鋼琴音樂會 2012

Venue: Hong Kong Arts Centre
地點: 香港藝術中心

Date: January 8, 2012 (Sunday)
Time: 3.30pm (-5.30pm)

— 1st half —

Solo Performance
Alexandra Uy-Tioco
– A Glorious Race (F.X. Chwatal)
– Little Playmates (F.X. Chwatal)
– A Tender Flower (Felix Swinstead)

Bryan Miu
– Tarantella (Pauline Hall)
-Military Minuet (Pauline Hall)

Karim Chan
– Melody (Le Couppey)
-Tarantella (Pauline Hall)
– Camptown Races (Stephen Foster)

Katherine Cheng
– Forget-Me-Not (Pamela Wedgwood)
– Sonatina in C, Op. 36 No.1, First Movement, “Spiritoso” (Muzio Clementi)

Julian Cheng
– Joyous March (Ernest Bloch)
– Mazurka (Mikhail Glinka)

Jeremy Chan
-Sonata in C, KV 545, First Movement, “Allegro” (W.A. Mozart)

Joy Chan
-Prelude in C (J.S. Bach)

Cordelia Wong
-Easy Does it (Pamela Wedgwood)
-Stroll On (Alan Haughton)

Yanie Wong
-Miniature in D minor (A.F. Gedike)
-Flood time (Eric Thiman)

Shanie Wong
-Sonatina in C, Op.36 No.3, First Movement, “Spiritoso” (Muzio Clementi)
– Sonata in F, K.280, Third Movement , “Presto” (W. A. Mozart)

Yan Phu
-Black Coffee (Paul Francis Webster & Sonny Burke)
-Sonatina, Op. 13 No.1, Third Movement, “Presto” (Kabalevsky)

Anisia Wong
-Sonata in B minor, Kp. 27 (D. Scarlatti)

Mae-Z Fam
-Sonata in C minor, Op. 13 (“Grande Sonaté pathétique”), Third Movement, “Rondo” (Beethoven)


—- 2nd half —-

Guest Performance

Guest Performer:
Mr. Richard Bamping, Principal Cellist of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra

Teresa Wong

Performance of Teresa Wong’s Compositions
Joy Chan
– Strollin’ Along

Bryan Miu
– Silly Billy

Jeremy Chan
-Twist & Dance

Anisia Wong

Mae-Z Fam & Teresa Wong
-The First Duet

Anisia Wong & Yan Phu
-Military March (Franz Schubert)

Performance of Diploma Students

Annie Yeung & Teresa Wong
– Symphony No.5, First Movement (Beethoven) (piano duet arrangement)

Gillian Li
– Impromptu in Ab, D.899, No.4 (Franz Schubert)

Jeannette Liu
– Études Op.25 No.7 (Frédéric Chopin)

Clive Ngai
– Hungarian Rhapsody No. 11 in A minor (Franz Liszt)

Anisia Wong & Teresa Wong
– CS Theme & Variations, Op. 6 (Randall Compton)

Prize Giving Ceremony

— End of Concert —

For those who are not performing in the concert this year, please still come and support us! Tickets are available for sale from December 15, 2011 at any Urbtix ticketing office. Or you can purchase them through me, thank you.

Teresa Wong