Monday, September 24, 2012

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2012

QUOTE:
“Everyone is born with genius, but most people only keep it a few minutes.”
AUTHOR: Edgard Varese
MEANING OF THE QUOTE:
“We all have a special talent at something but most people don’t
  spend the time exploring it."







COMPOSER 
CHOPIN

Mazurka Op. 68, No. 2
Performed by Michelangeli
video

Mazurka Op. 68, No. 2
Performed by Rachmaninov


GENERAL MUSIC
01. WORKSHEETS GATHERED RETURNED/STUDENTS TO COMPLETE MISSED WORK
02.  WORK ON NEW KEYBOARD WORKSHEETS
03.  KEYBOARD ASSIGNMENT
.......a. REVIEW
...........1) LOCATE "D"ON THE KEYBOARD BY FIRST FINDING BLACK KEYS IN GROUPS OF TWO'S;  
                "D" BEING THE WHITE KEY INBETWEEN
...........2) LOCATE THE KEYS "B"/ "A"/ "G" USING THE MUSICAL ALPHABET AND THE "D" KEY AS                        A GUIDE
                a)  PLAY B,A,G  SONGS: "MARY" and "HOT CROSS BUNS"
........b. PLAYING SIMPLE SONGS USING LETTERS TAKEN FROM THE KEYBOARD PACKET                               HANDED OUT IN CLASS
........c. KEYBOARD SONGS BY NUMBER TO TEACH FRAME OF THE HAND
            1)  AMERICA 



ADV. STRINGS

01.  PARTNER  HOUSETOP
........a.  PLAY MUSIC FOR STUDENTS TO HEAR HOW THERE ARE 2 MELODIES THAT ARE 

             PLAYED  SEPARATELY THEN PLAYED TOGETHER; A STYLE CALLED COUNTERPOINT
........b.  PLAYED EACH SECTION SEPARATELY, THEN PLAYED WITH ACCOMPANIMENT

........c.  THE THIRD SECTION OF THE MUSIC WILL SPLIT HALF THE VIOLINS ON THE FIRST                                MELODY and THE HALF ON THE SECOND ONE (TODAY WE ALL PLAYED THE FIRST                              MELODY ON THE THIRD SECTION) 
02.  SHALOM CHAVERIM

BEG. STRINGS
01. BOW WARM-UP  CYCLE OF STRINGS FOR BOW SPEED (UPPER HALF)
.......a. BOW TO RHYTHM OF "MY SIS-TER MARC-Y" or  ANY TWO-SYLLABLE NAME 2X EACH STRING
.......b. PRACTICE WITH A BOW LEADER
02. HANDED OUT MUSIC FOLDERS
03. BURGUNDIAN  CAROL (FIRST HOLIDAY SONG) OPEN STRINGS/RIGHT PIZZICATO
.......a.  REVIEW NOTE NAMES OF OPEN STRINGS
.......b.  REVIEW COUNTING
.......c.  REVIEW MUSICAL "ROAD SIGNS" REPEATS and D.S. (DAL SEGNO)
.......d.  PLAY WITH TEACHER DIRECTED TRACKING