Thursday, December 6, 2012

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2012

QUOTE:
“If we were all determined to play the first violin we should never have an ensemble. 
  Therefore, respect every musician in his proper place.”
AUTHOR: Robert Schumann
MEANING OF THE QUOTE:
“No single person becomes successful on their own; it takes the support 
  of others.”














COMPOSER 
DVORAK


Humoresque
Yo Yo Ma, Itzhak Perlman
video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oBDmAxSFt6A&feature=related


Humoresque
Heifetz plays Dvorak's Humoresque
video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uB8mzdO3MnI&feature=related


GENERAL MUSIC
01. THEORY: 
.......a.  FINISH WORK AS NEEDED
.......b.  "JINGLE BELLS" RECORDER MUSIC
............1) USING THE RECORDER MUSIC WE NOTE READ and PLACED THE NOTE NAMES                               UNDERNEATH THE NOTES
............2) REVIEWED CONCEPT OF "TREBLE" OR "G" CLEF AND USED STEP-WISE MOTION TO                     DETERMINE NOTE NAMES
.................a)  DETERMINED THE LINES and SPACES IN BETWEEN NOTES THAT MOVED BY SKIP
............3)  DEMONSTRATION OF HOW TO TRANSFER THE MUSIC NOTATION OF THIS SONG TO                      BE PLAYED ON THE KEYBOARD
.................a)  LOCATE MIDDLE "D" (WHITE KEY IN BETWEEN BLACK KEYS IN GROUPS OF 2)
.................b)  FROM THE "D" LOCATED MIDDLE "C" ONE WHITE KEY OVER TO THE LEFT
.................c)  PLACE RIGHT THUMB ON MIDDLE "C" AND PLACE THE REMAINING FINGERS                                DOWN OVER THE WHITE KEYS FORM ING THE "FRAME" OF THE HAND
.................d)  USING THE MUSIC NOTATION AS A GUIDE, NOTES GOING UP MOVE TO THE RIGHT                       ON THE KEYBOARD and NOTES GOING DOWN MOVE TO THE LEFT
.................e)  USING THE MUSIC NOTATION AS A GUIDE, NOTES THAT MOVE BY STEP ARE KEYS                       THAT ARE IN CONSECUTIVE ORDER and FINGERING FOR NOTES THAT MOVE BY                           SKIP ARE DETERMINED BY HOW MANY LINES and SPACES ARE IN BETWEEN THE                         NOTES IN THE MUSIC NOTATION [EX:  A LINE AND SPACE IN BETWEEN A NOTE (2)                         MEANS THAT IN THIS EXAMPLE THERE WILL BE 2 SKIPPED WHITE KEYS ON THE                       KEYBOARD 
02. KEYBOARD
.......a.   JINGLE BELLS (RECORDER SONG PLAYED ON THE KEYBOARD)
.......b.   JOLLY OLD ST NICK (REVIEWED)
.......c.   IF TIME SONGS FROM THE "YELLOW" KEYBOARD BOOKLET
(PERIOD 3 CLASS DIVIDED UP:  KEYBOARD PRACTICE FOR SOME and WORK ON A STRAVINSKY COMPOSER REPORT FOR OTHERS)

ADV. STRINGS
STUDENT PERFORMANCE AT LUNCH and IN THE EVENING

BEG. STRINGS
STUDENT PERFORMANCE AT LUNCH and IN THE EVENING