Monday, October 28, 2013

MONDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2013

QUOTE:
“I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits 
  of false assumptions, not by my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge.”
AUTHOR: Igor Stravinsky
MEANING OF THE QUOTE:
“Wisdom and knowledge are developed through lessons learned from 
  making mistakes.”







COMPOSER
DVORAK

http://kaweorejate.blogspot.com/2010/05/bulan-dtg-bulan.html
video


The opera in three acts Rusalka is an opera in 3 acts written by Antonin Dvorak with a libretto by Jaroslav Kvapil. It is a free adaptation of the story "The Little Mermaid" 
by Hans Christian Andersen.

RUSALKA:
In Slavic mythology, a rusalka (plural: rusalki or rusalky) is a female ghost
water nymphsuccubus, or mermaid-like demon that often dwelt in a waterway.

Rusalka in Russian folklore appears as a beautiful maiden 
or assumes the form of a siren: 
a half women and half-bird or half-fish.



GRANADA ADV. STRINGS
1.  SUBDIVISION BY 8TH NOTES
2.  SILENT NIGHT
3.  PACHELBEL JOLLY
4.  RUDOLPH

INTRO. TO INSTRUMENT
1.  VIOLIN
a. Open String Left Hand Pizzicato
1)  Plucking 4x each string with 1st finger
2)  Open String Song: CRIPPLE CREEK
3)  Open String Song: BATMAN

GRANADA BEG. STRINGS
1.  SCALES
a.  G, D, A Scale
b.  Bow at UH and LH
2.  GREENSLEEVES
a.  Note Reading
2.  Playing the entire piece

HILLVIEW ORCHESTRA
1.  SCALE
a.  Concert D Major Scale
1)  Winds separate articulation
2. Strings shifting using 1st finger on the D string
2.  BELIEVE
3.  TUMBALALAIKA