Thursday, October 11, 2012

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2012

QUOTE:
“Recommend virtue to your children; it alone, not money, can make them happy. 
  I speak from experience.”
AUTHOR: Ludwig van Beethoven
MEANING OF THE QUOTE:
“If you cant live with yourself because you act in a way contrary to 
  your ethics all the money in the world will not make you happy.”


COMPOSER
HILDEGARD

Praise for the Mother
[O Virga Ac Diadema]
Vision
video

 

GENERAL MUSIC
01.  KEYBOARD WORKSHEETS TURNED IN FOR GRADING
02.  MUSICAL OLIVER
........a.  MUSICAL REPORT FORM
.............1)   FILLED IN THE FIRST FEW SECTIONS REVIEWING THE COMPOSER (LIONEL BART) and                          THE LITERARY AUTHOR (CHARLES DICKENS)
........b.  DISCUSSED WHAT WE HAD SEEN IN THE FILM SO FAR
........c.  WATCHED A NEW SECTION OF THE MUSICAL

ADV.  STRINGS
01. HARVEST FESTIVAL: FRIDAY; OCTOBER 26TH MEETING IN CAFETERIA AT 7:00 PM to PLAY                   AROUND  7:15  PM (THERE WILL BE A NOTICE OUT NEXT WEEK ABOUT IT)
02. PUMPED UP KICKS
03. SEA CRUISE
04. BILE EM CABAGGES

BEG. STRINGS
01.  PARTNER HOUSETOP
........a.  STARTING TO LEARN WITHOUT TEACHER TRACKING HELP
02.  BOWING AT THE LOWER HALF (FROG TO MIDDLE or TRIANGLE TO SQUARE)
........a.  CYCLE OF STRINGS LH OF BOW
........b.  EXPLANATION OF BOW PROPORTIONING VERSUS USING EQUAL SECTIONS OF BOW (AND  
             CHANGING THE BOW SPEED)
.............1) BOWING CAN BE DONE IN VARIOUS WAYS DEPENDING ON THE MUSIC'S NEED
03.   "BILE EM' CABBAGES" DO-RE-MI-FA SONG ON EACH STRING BY FINGER NUMBER LOWER HALF           (LH)
..........a.  2 2 2 2 /3 - 3 - / 2 2 2 2 / 1 -  1 - /2 2 2 2 / 3 3 3 3 / 2 2 1 1 / 0 - 0 - /
..........b.  FINGER "3" IS PLACED NEXT TO FINGER "2" ON THE STRING BY TOUCHING IT 
...............1) THERE IS A SPACE BETWEEN FINGER "1" and "2" (CALLED A WHOLE-STEP)
...............2)  THERE IS NO SPACE BETWEEN FINGER  "2" and "3" (CALLED A HALF-STEP)
...............3)  FINGERS GOING DOWN ONTO THE STRING FORM A FINGER PATTERN:  
                     0  1  23 (fingers 23 touch--3 touches the 2 which is already down)
...............4)  STUDENTS PLAYED THE SONG WITH THE BOW (UH) ON EACH STRING
...............5)  STUDENTS COMFORTABLE WITH LEFT HAND FINGERING MAY ADD THE BOW TO THE                           NEXT HIGHEST OPEN STRING AT THE SAME TIME (PLAYING DOUBLE-STOPS)
.....................a.  PLAYING THE OPEN STRING WHILE FINGERING THE NEIGHBORING LOWER STRING
                          PROVIDES HARMONY and IMPROVES INTONATION AS THE STRING PLAYER HAS                                   ANOTHER NOTE TO MATCH THE FINGERED NOTES AGAINST
04.  SHALOM CHAVERIM (HOLIDAY SONG) RIGHT HAND PIZZICATO USING FINGERS 1-3
........a.  REVIEWED FINGERING; WHERE TO KEEP FINGERS DOWN
........b.  LISTENED TO THE MUSIC AND SANG THE NOTE NAMES SO WE WILL BE ABLE COMPREHEND              THE DIRECTIONS AND HEAR WHAT WE WILL BE PLAYING BEFORE PUTTING THE FINGERS                  DOWN