Thursday, October 10, 2013

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2013

QUOTE:
“It's not what you are, but what you don't become that hurts.”
AUTHOR: Oscar Levant
MEANING OF THE QUOTE:
“Not working up to and using your abilities to their fullest potential 
 will stop you from feeling content with your progress.”


COMPOSER 
COPLAND


Quiet City
video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9r1l_9YurHA&feature=related
Georgia O'Keeffe:
 Radiator Building Night New York, 1927 

GRANADA ADV. STRINGS
1. D MAJOR SCALE
a.  Bow proportions: 2 separate/2 slurred
2.  RUDOLPH
3.  SILENT NIGHT

INTRO. TO INSTRUMENT
1.  INTRODUCTION TO VIOLIN
a.  Violin Parts
b. Violin Care and Maintenance

GRANADA BEG. STRINGS
1.  BOWING
a.  7 Bow Levels
1) Silent Bow Rocking MB
2) Bowing at UH 
2.  FINGERING
a.  2-4 8x on each string UH bow
3.  JINGLE BELLS
a.  Played the melody by rote on "A" string
b.  Listened to the accompaniment and played violin on the melody part (PART B)
c.  Learned Part A by rote
1) Finger Pattern 1 2 34 (3rd finger is sharped - or a high 3rd finger and the 4th finger touches it)
2) Played PART A and B with the accompaniment

HILLVIEW ORCHESTRA
1.  PREPARATION FOR 8TH GRADE BAND NIGHT
a.  Some students practiced in sectional rehearsals while the rest of the class played together
2.  BELIEVE
a.  Put the 1st part together
b.  Started working on second part to coordinate the different parts together at the same speed
3.  RUDOLPH