NOLAN W > MUSIC ASSIGNMENTS

LESSON OVERVIEW / PRACTICE LIST

  • JULY 19
  • KLOSE > Review #13. Try starting at measure 30 and then repeat back to the top.
      • Work through the touch measures that are written from M30 to M57.
      • Articulations. Accidentals. Analyze keys/scales.
  • CONTINUING HARMONIC > Modes & Chords
      • Scales & modes completed today:  B, F#, C#
      • Chords completed today:  B & F#
      • Play, review & complete chords next time:  C#

  • JULY14
  • KLOSE > #13. Articulations. Accidentals. Analyze keys/scales.
  • CONTINUING HARMONIC > STARTING AT B


  • JUNE 6
  • HARMONIC MINOR > FULL RANGE | PDF
  • Straight 8th notes. No rhythm pattern.
  • If Gb or F# is in the scale, play all the way to that note.

  • MAY 23:
  • MAJOR SCALES > in the circle of 5ths > FULL RANGE
      • Start on your C major
      • Use your high F# key for key signatures with F#

  • MAY 18
  • SELECTED STUDIES
      • Page 5, Moderato Assai > 72 bpm > in 4
      • Page 7, Allegro

  • MAY 2:
  •  SELECTED STUDIES: 
      • Page 4, A minor
      • Page 2, C Major | 8th=84 bpm

  • APRIL 18:
  • Selected Studies
      • Page 5 | PDF
      • Bb Major @58bpm | PDF
      • ORNAMENTS | LINK

AUDITION MUSIC

  • SCALES >  AbMaj/F Melodic & EMaj/C# Melodic | PDF
  • TABLEAUX DE PROVENCE> Alto Solo:
  • I. Farandoulo YouTube | Tempo=88 per triplet
      • ALL > 1st page = 5 bars after [1] through 3 bars after [6]
      • 12/27 – Page 2 added
      • 12/7 – Beginning to (4). LEARN from (4) to “the end” as marked.
      • Tempo= 152 for the 8th note
  • II. Cansoun Per Ma Mio
      • Tempo, 8th=108bpm
      • YouTube
      • Beginning through 1 before [2]
  • III. La Boumiano
  • V.  March 20 > Lou Cabridan

  • SIGHTREADING | PRACTICAL STUDIES
      • Prepare to read up to 4 flats & 4 sharps.
      • EXERCISES WE HAVE DONE: 
          • Dec 20:  #13, 29, 38.
          • Jan 17:  #13, 20, 27, 31, 40*  —- *watch out for the same note before & after any bar line. 
          • Jan 24: #35, 39 (@120bpm)
          • Jan 31 = #46
          • Feb 28: #14, 19, 

METHOD BOOKS

    • KLOSE | Maintaining your sound
        • March 20 > Page 8, #6 (Triplets)
        • Dec 12 – Page 6, #4
        • Dec 20 – Page 14, #12
    • FIRST PRACTICAL STUDIES | Pop Quiz Sightreading
    • GIAMPIERI
    • SELECTED STUDIES

SCALES: MAJOR, MINOR, CHROMATIC & MODES

    • COMPLETE CHROMATIC SCALE | PDF
    • MAJOR SCALE EXERCISES
        • Circle of Fifths | PDF
        • Two Octave Scales | PDF
        • Grand Master Scales | PDF
    • ALL MINOR SCALES | PDF
        • March 28 > Natural Minor
        • March 7 > Harmonic Minor
        • March 14 > Melodic Minor
    • SCALES/MODES & CHORDS | PDF