NATALIE’S PRACTICE PAGE

APRIL 11, 2024

Remember sit-up nicely. Don’t lean your arm on your leg when playing.   😀
Don’t over blow or it does not sound pretty!

  • APRIL 11
      • Chromatic Scale from E1 to C3!!
      • Played C Major Scale (Concert Bb) – page 28
      • Surprise Symphony – page 28
      • Playing all the “real” notes for Hatikvia. HOLD the left pinky “C” key. Going over the break. 
  • APRIL 4 – THE CHROMATIC SCALE
      • Use your fingering chart
      • Start at G1 to G2
  • MARCH 28
      • Playing all the “real” notes for Hatikvia. HOLD the left pinky “C” key. Going over the break. 
      • Please remember to practice all your long tones – and aim for the higher numbers!

JUMPING THE BREAK & HOLD!!

  • SET YOUR METRONOME TO 100 bpm AND count your beats.
  • MARK YOUR SCORECARD with the date & number (seconds)
      • LOW C1 to high G3 > 100bpm> Beats:  16
      • LOW D1 to high A3 > 100bpm > Beats:  10
      • LOW B1 to high F#3 > 100bpm > Beats:  14
      • LOW Bb1 to high F3 > 100bpm > Beats: 12
      • LOW A1 to high E > 100bpm > Beats:  16
      • LOW G1 to mid D2 > 100bpm > Beats:  10
      • NEW:  LOW F1 to mid C2 > 100bpm > ________?

LESSON ASSIGNMENT

  • PAGE 18 > Variations on a Familiar Theme
      • Watch out for B naturals (not Bb)
      • Keep a steady beat.
      • Count and clap @ 60 beats per minute
  • PAGE18 – Banana Boat Song (#91)
      • Count and clap. Can you clap this to your metronome set to: 66 bpm
      • Watch out for the DC al Fine (like Hatikvah)
  • Page 10 – Oh Susanna
  • Page 130 – Hatikvia

 


 

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