Tuesday, September 24, 2013

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2013

QUOTE:
“What comprises good performance? It is the ability through singing or playing to make the ear
  conscious of the true content and effect of a composition.”

AUTHOR: Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
MEANING OF THE QUOTE:
“A good performance gets the audience to feel something deep inside.”









COMPOSER
VAUGHAN-WILLIAMS


Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis
video

Thomas Tallis (c1505-1565)

GRANADA ADV. STRINGS
1. SILENT NIGHT

INTRO. TO INSTRUMENT
1. THEORY: SHARPS and FLATS
a. Explanation of what sharps and flats are
1) Sharp (#) raises a pitch
(the black key next to the right of the white key)
2) Flat (b) lowers a pitch 
(the black key next to the left of the white key)
b. Worked on pages 1-4

GRANADA BEG. STRINGS
1. WARM-UP OPEN STRINGS
a.  Separate bows 4x each string UH
b.  Lifted up bows at the tip 4x each string then 8x each string
2. OPEN STRING WALTZ
a.  Singing the note names and playing
b.  Bowing using a leader so the bows move in the same direction
3.  LITTLE BITTY
a.  Open string song
b.  Sing and play UH

HILLVIEW ORCHESTRA
1. RUDOLPH