Thursday, September 19, 2013

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2013

QUOTE:
“Nothing is more odious than music without hidden meaning.”
AUTHOR: Frederick Chopin
MEANING OF THE QUOTE:
“Chopin believes that music is not just entertainment, it must have some 
  inner message to convey.”








COMPOSER
VAUGHAN-WILLIAMS

The Wasps (1909)
video


Ralph Vaughan Williams wrote the music for a satirical production of the Aristophanes comedy The Wasps

He was invited to compose it by the Cambridge Greek Play Committee.

Aristophanes
File:The Jury by John Morgan.jpg
The Chorus in The Wasps comprises elderly jurors who briefly resemble wasps in their behavior 
(Painting: 'The Jury' by John Morgan 1861, Bucks County Museum, England).



GRANADA ADV. STRINGS
1.  RUDOLPH

INTRO. TO INSTRUMENT
GRANADA
1.  RECORDER
a.  WHACKY MARCH
b. WHOLE WORLD IN HIS HANDS
c. THE REAPER

HILLVIEW
1.  KEYBOARD
a. AMERICA
b. YANKEE DOODLE
2.  THEORY TO BE FINISHED FOR STUDENTS WHO NEED IT

GRANADA BEG. STRINGS
1.  OPEN STRING BOWING
a.  "My sis-ter Mar-cy"
1)  Played 2x on each string
2) Fast and slow bows UH
2.  HOT CROSS BUNS (DO-RE-MI SONG)
sing and play
a.  Played 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
3. MARY (DO-RE-MI SONG)
sing and play
a.  Played 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

HILLVIEW ORCHESTRA
1.  CONCERT C MAJOR SCALE
2.  SILENT NIGHT
3.  JINGLE BELL ROCK PART 2