DANIEL’S MUSIC ASSIGNMENTS

TUESDAYS > 4:00-5:00


LESSON OVERVIEW | October 20

  • MINOR SCALES > Natural Minor > 1 octave
  • PARES SCALES > Bb Major > Page 14-16 > Exercises #45-55
  • JAZZ > REVIEW:  “Foo Birds” Solo. Prepare to play it with drum track.
  • JAZZ > PREVIEW:  Count Bubba’s Revenge | PDF | Audio | YouTube
  • CHROMATIC SCALE (Honor Band) > Practice your chromatic scale with different articulations

LESSON OVERVIEW | October 6

  • CBDA Scales > Practice your chromatic scale with different articulations
  • LONG TONES!! 
  • Melodius & Progressive Studies (see below)
  • Play one KLOSE exercise a day > Repeating it 2-3 times.
  • Extra time > play something fun, like the jazz songs.

  • MRS FRUELING’S SYLLABUS:
  • Major Scales up to 4-sharps & 4-flats | Grand Master Scales > LINK
  • TWO OCTAVE SCALES | PDF
  • LEVELSPDF
      • Sept 15 > Level 3 > Write out the third exercise in 2/4 time
      • Sept 8 > Levels 1 & 2

Please alert me to any new assignments!


VIBRATO EXERCISE:

  • Concert Bb Scale going up by 1/2 steps.
  • Whole notes with vibrato!
  • 1/2 notes-1/2 steps with continuous vibrato pulse.
    ** If you need to first play the 16th note pulse pattern, you can do that to set the vibrato pattern – with emphasis on the down beats (or)  note 1 of 4.
    *** Work on holding out  “problem notes” out with vibrato.


  • PARES SCALES FOR SAXOPHONE:
    Bb Major > Page 14-16 > Exercises #45-55


  • KLOSE: 
    7/14 – Learn #1
    9/15 – #10
    For fun use Randon number generator: https://www.random.org/


     

  • MELODIOUS & PROGRESSIVE STUDIES:
    10/6 – REVIEW: Page 8, C minor > tempo = 8th note=120/126 bpm
    10/6 – NEW – Bb Major > tempo = 120-132 > 8th note > set to 3


  • ALL MINOR SCALES | LINK
              – 10/20/2020 – Natural Minors
              – Harmonic Minor
              – Melodic Minor
    – IF you think can play the scales two octaves, give it a try.
    – Play chords for the easier scales.


  • FIRST PRACTICAL STUDIES:
    Sightreading


    SCSBOA & CBDA :
    HONOR BAND SCALES / SET D / E major + C major + Chromatic / PDF
    Adagio & Allegro | PDF sheet music
    / Adagio @ 69 / Allegro @  176+ = 8th note >> or more (204).
    LISTEN TO VIOLIN VERSION:
    Violin Sonata №6 in E major, Op.1-15
    0:53:23 – 1. Adagio
    0:55:45 – 2. Allegro


  • TABLEAUX DE PROVENCE
    Sheet Music: click here

    June 16 – Farandoulo – ALL of the 1st page > 8th note = 152
    June 23 –  Cansoun > 8th note = 120
    June 30 – Review:  Farandoulo & Cansoun (above)


  • SCALE EXERCISES:
    Circle of Fifths: click here
           — start at C and go left around the circle
    Scales & Modes: click here