Monday, September 23, 2013

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2013

QUOTE:
“Too many pieces of music finish too long after the end.”
AUTHOR: Igor Stravinsky
MEANING OF THE QUOTE:
“The secret to writing a good piece of music is not to make it too 
  short or too long. Timing is everything.”







COMPOSER
VAUGHAN-WILLIAMS



English Folk Song Suite
video


GRANADA ADV. STRINGS
1.  JINGLE BELL ROCK
2.  BELIEVE
a.  Sight Reading

INTRO. TO INSTRUMENT
1.  KEYBOARD
a.  Practice for recital /teacher observation and help
1)  America
2) Yankee Doodle

GRANADA BEG. STRINGS
1.  OPEN STRING BOWING WARM-UP
a.  Separate bows 4x each string UH
b.  Fast vs Slow Bows: Rhythm "my sis-ter Mar-cy"
1) Can press the bow down harder the faster the bow moves and reverse when the bow moves slow
2.  "MARY" (DO-RE-MI SONG)
a.  Review solfege/fingering while singing
b.  Play song on all 4 strings
1) Guitar position/using eyes/right pizzicato
2) Guitar position/not using eyes/right pizzicato
3) Regular position/not using eyes/right pizzicato
4) Regular position/not using eyes/bowing UH
c.  Play song using recorded accompaniment for each string

HILLVIEW ORCHESTRA
1.  CONCERT D MAJOR SCALE
a.  Slurs in groups of 4
2. FELIZ NAVIDAD
a.  Played through for continuity
b.  Worked on first section