AIDEN’S MUSIC ASSIGNMENTS

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LESSON OVERVIEW

  • APRIL
    • KLOSE #5 — #22, 23 & 24
    • Practical Studies
        • Review #35, Page 17
        • Review #42, Page 20
    • MARCH 19 – Sticks | Arr: Mike Kamuf | PDF | Audio | YouTube
    • MARCH 26 – Step Lightly (Mike Kamuf) | PDF | Audio | YouTube

  • JANUARY 8, 2021
    • KLOSE #23, 22 & 21
    • 2022 > CBDA HS (see below) | TABLEAUX DE PROVENCE | PDF
    • Farandoulo: Beginning & stop at [3]. Preview all of the 1st page?
    • NEW: 12/11 – Flight of the Foo Birds (Arr: Roy Phillippe) | PDF | Audio | YouTube | Backing track (rhythm only)
    • KEEP REVIEWING! Count Bubba at tempo!!  : D
    • RHYTHM TASK:  Count & Click upbeats @92, 96, 100, 104, 108, 112, 120 <– goal!

  • ALL MINOR SCALES | PDF
  • March 19 > Melodic Minor| Two Octaves
  • Dec 18 > Harmonic Minor | Two Octaves
  • Dec 11 > Natural Minor | Two Octaves > Dec 11

  • SCALES EXERCISE
  • Scales, Modes & Chords:
  • Concert Eb, Bb,  F, C, G, D > Aug 7th:  A concert (your F#)
  • Use guide chart > PDF

  • CBDA High School 2022 “Set A”
    • TABLEAUX DE PROVENCE | PDF
        • I. Farandoulo | 1ST PAGE = 5 bars after [1] through 3 bars after [6]
        • II. Cansoun Per Ma Mio | Beginning through 1 before [2]
        • III. La Boumiano | Beginning through [4]
    • SCALES >  AbMaj/F Melodic & EMaj/C# Melodic | PDF

  • PRACTICAL STUDIES | SEPT 25, 2020
      • Page 17, #35 > Grandioso
      • Page 15, #30 > Tempo = 46
          • Grave – very slow (25–45 bpm).  Don’t rush  tempo.
          • Write in secondary breath marks (close to 2 measures).
      • Page 14, #28 > Tempo = 108
      • Page 15, #31
          • Leggerio (lightly) =  112
          • Be mindful of the staccatos that you added.  : D
          • Say “dot” or “tat” for each SHORT note\ 
          • Exhaggerate the SHORT notes. SUPER SHORT.

  • MELODIOUS & PROGRESSIVE STUDIES
      • MARCH 19 > Page 7, Exercise #12:
          • Quarter note = 160
          • Half-note = 80 (cut time)
      • REVIEW:
          • PAGE 4, #8 – F# minor > Tempo = 44 to 50 (division by 3 or 3/4)
      • REVIEW / REDO, Put it all together to performance quality: 
          • Page 6, #10 – C# Minor
          • Tempo = 54 (subdivide by 3) > OR 160 bpm (in 3/4 time)

JAZZ ASSIGNMENTS

BIG BAND CHARTS 

    • MARCH 19 – Sticks | Arr: Mike Kamuf | PDF | Audio | YouTube
    • MARCH 26 – Step Lightly (Mike Kamuf) | PDF | Audio | YouTube
    • DONE! > Shuffle Stop | Arr: Mike Kamuf) | PDF | Audio
    • DONE!!  Flight of the Foo Birds (Arr: Roy Phillippe) | PDF | Audio | YouTube
    • DONE!!  Keep reviewing — Count Bubba’s Revenge | PDF | Audio | YouTube

 


  • PARES SCALES:   
  • Exercise: #83 @120-126 bpm | Review & Polish (8/28)
      • Practice straight & swing style
  • Exercise: #85 @120-126 bpm = 8th note | Review & Polish (8/28)
      • As you approach low notes rush, just a bit, the notes leading into the low note(s).
  • NEW: page 26-28?