Tuesday, November 6, 2012

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2012

QUOTE: 
“Talent is only the starting point.”
AUTHOR: Irving Berlin
MEANING OF THE QUOTE: 
“Talent will only be of use if you combine it with hard work and effort.”








COMPOSER
COPLAND


The Tender Land
Laurie's Aria, Love Duet
video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-2jk56rJK0&feature=related

GENERAL MUSIC
01. THEORY: LINE and SPACE IDENTIFICATION (AS NEEDED)
02.  MAKING AN INSTRUMENT: STUDENT DEMONSTRATION OF HOMEMADE INSTRUMENTS
04. RECORDERS
.......a.  SHORT WARM-UP AS MOST OF OUR TIMER TODAY WAS DEALT WITH INSTRUMENT
             DEMONSTRATIONS
.......b.  SOME CLASSES STARTED TO PLAY NOTE "E" ON THE RECORDER USED FOR "JOLLY                   OLD ST. NICK"

ADV. STRINGS
PREPARATION FOR THE HOLIDAY CONCERT
01.  CHRISTMAS SONG
........a.  STUDENTS PLAYED THROUGH THE HARMONY PART AS WELL AS THE MELODY PART
........b.  SOME STUDENTS PLAYED THE MELODY 1 OCTAVE HIGHER IN 3RD POSITION
02.  PARTNER HOUSETOP
........a. WORKED ON COMBINING TWO DIFFERENT MELODIES AT THE SAME TIME SO BOTH                     MELODIES CAN BE HEARD AT THE SAME TIME

BEG. STRINGS 
PREPARATION FOR THE HOLIDAY CONCERT
01.  STARTED (AS A WARM-UP) THE FIRST SECTION (INTRODUCTION) TO THE SONG "HOEDOWN'
........a.  PLAYED 8X
02.  GESU BAMBINO
........a.  WORKED EXTENSIVELY ON THE FIRST 2 LINES
........b.  TRIED THE SECTIONS WITH THE ACCOMPANIMENT
........c.  PLAYED THE ENTIRE PIECE SIGHT READING THROUGH THE LAST SECTION
........d.  THE LAST SECTION IS A PART OF THE CHRISTMAS CAROL "O COME ALL YE                                FAITHFUL"
........e.  STUDENTS MARKED FINGERINGS and COLORS INTO THE FIRST LINE OF THEIR MUSIC