What notes are in the F major scale? Write them out in diatonic order.
See yesterday's blog entry for the formula and help...
Chord Progression Project
At this point you should be almost done. Tomorrow will be the final day to work on it.
Your project will be graded on the following criteria:
Mixing your project
After you have completed your project you should mix your tracks so that the volume levels are complete. You can also pan your tracks to the left and right side to make your project sound "wider".
See the video below for extra help....
Use the major scale formula and figure out what notes are used in the key of D
1. Major Scale Formula: W W H W W W H
2. Major scales are diatonic... Alphabetical order...
3. Don't skip any letters
4. Don't use any letters more than once except D (It's the first and last note)
I-IV-V-vi chord project
By the end of class you should be almost complete. I want to hear what you have before we leave today. Make sure you fill out the project document before you leave (I will give you a copy).
What is the the most difficult part of the chord progression project for you?
Before you start....
Watch these videos how to do a few things for your project...
What factors did you take into account when writing your chord progression for your project?
Any questions that couldn't be answered for yesterdays class?
As you can see I am out.... What should you do?
Today you should begin recording your chord progression. Make sure you have the progression written out and it follows the two rules...
Use this sheet to organize your project
If you have garageband questions use this sheet...
Tomorrow I will be back to help.... Happy composing!
What are the two rules of writing chord progressions?
The reason for the two rules is voice leading... Smooth transitions from one chord to the next...
Chord Progression Project....
Let's complete one as a class....
How to worksheet (Guided notes)
What are the formulas for a root position triad, 1st inversion triad, and 2nd inversion triad?
Chord progression project
This week we will begin to work on our chord progression composition. For the first part, we will compose our chord progression, but first let's do one as a class....
By the end of class, you should have a few chord progression options to begin recording tomorrow.
Fill in the following sheet:
I-IV-V-vi in the key of C
Grade the chord progression using inversions
Make sure to play with a steady beat and play the chords in the correct location on the piano
After you grade....
Compose a 4 measure chord progression using the the I-IV-V-vi chords in the key of C.
*Make sure you use each chord at least once.
You will record your chord progression and add drums, bass, and any other instruments/effects.
Take the given root position chord and write it out in the requested inversion
Major, minor, or diminished...
What to practice?
1. When the saints
2. Chord progression with inversions
Are you playing with good time?
Open safari and search "Metronome". The lower the number the slower the tempo...
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