CAMILLE’S MUSIC ASSIGNMENT

LESSON OVERVIEW

MUSICAL GOALS:

  • Accurate fingerings. No grace notes
  • Add dynamics where it’s not written.

JULY 2021

  • WARM-UP > PLAY DAILY > CHROMATIC SCALE | Aim: memorize!
      • PLAY 4-8 times in a row & aim for accuracy:  COMPLETE SCALE > PDF
      • FINGERING CHART > PDF
  • KLOSE – 25 Daily Studies for Saxophone (and Clarinet)
      • 7/19 – NEW: Page 15, #13
          • THE THREE A’s:  Articulations. Accidentals. Accuracy (fingering)!
          • Try learning it with ALL left-pinky C#s — then ALL right-pinky C#s

Slay That Dragon (A Lesson In Problem Solving) - Nick Glassett

  • KLOSE CONTINUED:
      • RENEW #16 > add a little speed
      • REVIEW #12, 11 & 8
  • FIRST PRACTICAL STUDIES on clarinet
      • CHROMATIC EXERCISES | LINE “F” ON THESE PAGES > 4, 8, 12, 16, 20
      • REVIEW:  Page 9, #12. CLAP & count the WHOLE exercise —  then play w/metronome @84-92 bpm
      • REVIEW:  Page 10, #13. CLAP & count the WHOLE exercise —  then play  @84-92 bpm
      • REVIEW: Page 10, #14. CLAP & count the WHOLE exercise —  then play @84-92 bpm
  • PARES SCALES | REMEMBER TO TAKE ALL REPEATS
      • 7/17/2020 – Review / Tempos 8th note = 96
      • REVIEW:  #22 & 23 > Embouchure studies | Repeat 3-4 times
      • #24 >  F Major > Play top, then bottom > SLOWLY to get the best tone building
      • #27 > Scales > Working on muscle memory & tone | Repeat 3-4 times. Hold down right hand for C + [A or Ab, or G]
      • #28-30 > Page 9 > all exercises
  • MEMORIZE MAJOR SCALES | 1-2-3 Octave scales
      • May 10 – Play all 12 scales w/o looking at a key signature.
      • Use your ear, think key signatures, music theory, intervals
      • Circle of Fifths: 
      • May 3 > C (x2) G (x2), D (x2), A (x2), E (x3), B (x2), F# (x3), C# (x2)
      • May 10 > F(x3), Bb(x2), Eb(x2), Ab(x2)
  • NEXT YEAR’S SOLO/AUDITION: ALLEGRETTO FANTASIA
  • MINOR SCALES: | LINK

  • LINDERO CANYON CONCERT BAND SONGS
      • Highlights from the musical “Ragtime” | PDF YouTube | Audio
      • To Challenge the Sky and Heavens Above | PDF | YouTube | Audio
      • High Water Mark, Third Day | MP3
      • On the Wings of Swallows | MP3
      • Knights of Destiny | PDF | YouTube
      • The Great Locomotive Chase | PDF | YouTube

EXTRAS

  • JAZZ FOR CLARINET | Learn & practice your tenor pieces on clarinet
      • 7/11 – Harvest Moon
      • Learn, then try to play with the track
      • New note:  E (is like G)
  • MARIO BROS SONGS
  • CBDA Honor Band MS Songs:
  • LINDERO CANYON CONCERT BAND SONGS
      • Highlights from the musical “Ragtime” | PDF YouTube | Audio
      • To Challenge the Sky and Heavens Above | PDF | YouTube | Audio
      • High Water Mark, Third Day | MP3
      • On the Wings of Swallows | MP3
      • Knights of Destiny | PDF | YouTube
      • The Great Locomotive Chase | PDF | YouTube

LINKS / TOOLS

Major Scales for Clarinet | LINK
Minor Scales for Clarinet | LINK

Circle of Fifths | LINK
Metronome online | MUSICCA.COM | LINK
GRAND MASTER SCALES, MAJOR | LINK
CLARINET FINGERING CHART | LINK
CHROMATIC SCALE | LINK


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