Wednesday, October 10, 2012

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2012

QUOTE:
“Music is an outburst of the soul.”
AUTHOR: Frederick Delius
MEANING OF THE QUOTE:
"Music is not just organized sound, it is an expression of the 
  human condition.”













COMPOSER
HILDEGARD


Living Light
Enchanted Voices
video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZI4XUUG4OMo



GENERAL MUSIC
01.  KEYBOARD WORKSHEETS (REVIEW AS NEEDED)
02.  COMPUTER NET-CART: MAKING A PERCUSSION INSTRUMENT ASSIGNMENT
.......a.  SIGN-IN TO GOOGLE DOCS/CREATE DOCUMENT AS NEEDED
.......b.  REVIEW HOW TO RESEARCH and ADD LINKS
............1) STUDENTS TO RESEARCH and PLACE INTO THEIR DOCUMENT 10 TO 12 LINKS TO HELP THEM
                 DECIDE WHAT INSTRUMENT TO MAKE and TIPS ON HOW TO MAKE IT
........c. START TO CREATE A LIST OF INGREDIENTS and TOOLS NEEDED TO MAKE THIS INSTRUMENT (LIKE
                 A RECIPE)

ADV.  STRINGS
01. HARVEST FESTIVAL: FRIDAY; OCTOBER 26TH MEETING IN CAFETERIA AT 7:00 PM to PLAY AROUND 
       7:15  PM
02. BILE EM CABAGGES
03. PUMPED UP KICKS (REVIEW)
04.  SALLY'S SONG (REVIEW)
05.  SEA CRUISE

BEG. STRINGS
01.  FROSTY
........a.  WRITE IN COLORS OF OPEN STRINGS
02.   SEVEN BOW LEVELS: DOUBLE-STOPPING
.........a.  SILENT ROCKING AT MB BOWS LEVEL: G, G&D, D, D&A, A, A&E, E
.........b.  BOW UH 4x EACH OF THE 7 BOW LEVELS
03.   "BILE EM' CABBAGES" DO-RE-MI-FA SONG ON EACH STRING BY FINGER NUMBER
.........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.  EXPLANATION OF THE SONG and FORM: ROUND (LIKE "ROW, ROW, ROW YOUR BOAT"
........b.  LOOKED OVER FINGERING (NOT ONLY OPEN STRINGS)
.............1) REVIEWED CONCEPT OF STEP-WISE LINE TO SPACE RULES TO DETERMINE FINGERING
.................a)  USED THIS CONCEPT TO IDENTIFY LETTER NAMES OF THE NEW NOTES
.............2) PLAYING IN THE FIRST POSITION OF THE VIOLIN: LINE NOTES USE ODD NUMBERED FINGERS 
                  (1 or 3) /SPACE NOTES USE EVEN (0, 2 or 4)
........c.  PRACTICED MOVING FINGERS NEEDED TO PLAY SONG TO DEVELOP AUTOMATIC REFLEXES
........d.  TALKED ABOUT and TRIED THE CONCEPT OF LEAVING FINGERS DOWN WHEN YOU DON'T NEED TO
              PICK THEM UP/PREPARING THE FINGERS IN ADVANCE FOR WHAT WILL BE PLAYED LATER and HOW
              DIFFICULT THAT IS TO DO
........e.  STARTED TO PRACTICE WITH ACCOMPANIMENT (TO CONTINUE TOMORROW)