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LESSON OVERVIEW / PRACTICE LIST

  • OCTOBER HONOR BAND
      • 2021-22 > CRESTON SONATA > PDF
      • 2022-23 > Variations on a Gavotte, Corelli/Glaser (Publisher: HL347809 > PDF
      • 2023-24 > Henri Eccles Sonata, arranged by Rascher; Elkan-Vogel, Inc >PDF
      • 2024-25 > Sonata #3 Handel/arr. Rascher Publisher: Chappell > Mvt. I: all Mvt. 2: beginning to rehearsal B > PDF

  • AUGUST/SEPTEMBER

  • MOX NIX > TRANSCRIBE
  • ANTRHROPOLOGY > MELODY & SOLO
  • JAZZ > SONNY STITT SOLO
    • Rhythm Changes PDF | YouTube 
    • Left off on page 2, line #7 (double bar)
  • KLOSE – as follows
    • Exercise #4 > TONE BUILDING > #4
    • Review #13 > Articulations. Accidentals. Analyze keys/scales.
  • MAJOR SCALES > in the circle of 5ths > FULL RANGE
    • Start on your C major
    • Use your high F# key for key signatures with F#
  • SELECTED STUDIES
    • 10/31 > Page 5 > Bottom etude.  Moderato assai (in 4). Tempo = 64. Vibrato. Expressive!
    • 9/7 > Page 10 > Play soloistically!
    • 8/24 > Page 9 > Allegro Furioso > As warm up
    • 8/31 > Page 8 > D minor > 8th = 58-76 (aim to get the song up to 76=8th).
  • EXTRA > RESTART YOUR HARMONIC MINOR

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

EXTRA 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