Tuesday, October 23, 2012

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2012

QUOTE:
“What comprises good performance? It is the ability through singing or playing to make the ear
  conscious of the true content and effect of a composition.”

AUTHOR: Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
MEANING OF THE QUOTE:
“A good performance gets the audience to feel something deep inside.”









COMPOSER
VAUGHAN-WILLIAMS

Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis
video


GENERAL MUSIC
01.  THEORY WORKSHEET: SPACE/LINE NOTES and NOTE STEMS
02a. PERIODS 1 and 2:  RECORDER
.........a.  WARM-UP: B, A, G STEP WISE and SKIPS
.........b.  STARBURST: 2 NOTE SONG
..............1) EAR TRAIN WITHOUT INSTRUMENT: LISTEN and TOUCH HEAD FOR HIGH SOUND/SHOULDER FOR 
                   LOW SOUND
..............2) REPEAT ABOVE WITH EYES CLOSED
..............3) REVIEW MUSICAL ALPHABET ON THE RECORDER 
                   BAG/FED/C: "I FED THE CAT A BAG OF CAT FOOD"
..............4) REVIEW TREBLE ("G") CLEF NOTE READING  and READ THE NOTES OF THE SONG
..............5) PLAY THE SONG ON THE RECORDER FIRST READING THE NOTES then BY EAR WITH EYES CLOSED
.........c.   WHACKY MARCH (FIRST HOLIDAY SONG BY NUMBER)

..............1) SIGHT READ BY PERIOD 1 and TO BE STARTED BY THE OTHER CLASSES NEXT WEEK)
02b. PERIOD 3: KEYBOARDS
.........a.  WORKED ON SONGS FOR OUR RECITAL IN NOVEMBER
.........b.  PRACTICED USING OUR KEYBOARD READING SKILLS TO HELP FIND THE NOTE PLACEMENT FOR THE 
              FINGERING FRAME USED TO PLAY SONGS IN THE MUSIC PACKET
.........c.  AFTER FINDING THE INDICATED FRAME STUDENTS ARE NOT TO LOOK AT THEIR FINGERS and ARE 
              TO KEEP THEIR EYES ON THE MUSIC PAGE

ADV. STRINGS
01. HARVEST FESTIVAL: THIS FRIDAY; OCTOBER 26TH MEETING IN CAFETERIA AT 7:15 CALL TIME PM to 
       PLAY AROUND 7:30  PM (A NOTICE WENT OUT LAST WEEK ABOUT IT)
02. BILE CABBAGE
03. SALLY'S SONG
03. SEA CRUISE
04. PUMPED UP KICKS
05. CIDER HOUSE RULES

BEG. STRINGS

01.  OPEN STRING BOWING DOWN-DOWN/UP-UP USING BOTH LOWER and UPPER HALF OF BOW
........a.  PLAYED ON PAIRS OF STRINGS G&D; D&A; A&E
........b.  DIRECTIONS:
.............1) "G"STRING DOWN (FROG TO MIDDLE) 
.............2)  STOP THEN ROCK BOW TO "D" STRING 
.............3) "D" STRING CONTINUE DOWN (MIDDLE TO TIP) 
.............4)  REPEAT "G" STRING UP (TIP TO MIDDLE) 
.............5)  STOP THEN ROCK BOW TO "G" STRING 
.............6)  "G" STRING CONTINUE UP (MIDDLE TO FROG)
.............7)  REPEAT ABOVE DIRECTIONS BUT CONNECT BOTH PARTS OF THE BOW WITHOUT STOPPING TO 
                   CREATE A "SLUR"
.............8)   MOVING THE BOW IN THIS EXERCISE SORT OF CREATES A "FIGURE 8" TYPE OF MOVEMENT WITH 
                    THE BOW 
02.  JINGLE BELLS 
........a.  NOTE READING and FINGERING ON THE "A" STRING NOTE READING BY STEP 
             (LINE to NEXT SPACE or VICE VERSA EITHER UP or DOWN)
........b.  PLAYING THE SONG ON EACH STRING