Wednesday, September 11, 2013

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2013

QUOTE:
“It's a very ancient saying, but a true and honest thought, that if you become a teacher, by your 
  pupils you'll be taught.”
AUTHOR: Oscar Hammerstein II
MEANING OF THE QUOTE:
“An intelligent person knows that you can always learn something from 
  every situation and people you meet.”











COMPOSER
HILDEGARD

Spiritui Sancto
video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fj5evMsoT5k


GRANADA ADV. STRINGS
1.  9-11 ASSEMBLY
2. RUDOLPH

INTRO. TO INSTRUMENT
GRANADA
Recorder
1.  Notes moving by skip (Fingering 1 to 3 or B to G)
2.  Discussed 3/4 meter, dotted half notes and measures rest
3. SONG: JAMES' LOT (B, A, G)

HILLVIEW
Recorder
1. Warm-Up: Notes moving down the recorder to E (using all 5 fingers)
 2.  SONG: TURKEY TROT (B, A, G)
3. SONG: OLD MAC DONALD (B, A, G)
a. Made a transfer from numbers to letters
b. Reviewed musical alphabet on the recorder
c.  Discussed note reading and step-wise motion up and down
d. Introduced the term CLEF and showed students how to use clef symbols (bass and treble) to locate the musical alphabet letters on the lines and spaces of the staff
4  SONG: NAME THAT TUNE 1 and 2
a.  Students used knowledge of treble (G) clef rule to determine the names of the notes and the class played the unnamed song then named it
5  SONG: WHOLE WORLD (notes G and E)

GRANADA BEG. STRINGS
BOWING OPEN STRINGS
1. Silent bow rocking (see-saw) at middle and tip
2.  Open string bowing 4x then 8x each string "Cycle of Strings"

HILLVIEW ORCHESTRA
1. D MAJOR SCALE
a. Two-part rounds to develop intonation through harmonizing
2.  JINGLE BELL ROCK
a.  Section 1: Intonation and articulation
b. Section 2: started to piece together