Take a look at the study guide and identify your weaknesses...
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Final Day for grading class assignments!
Spell the Ab Major Triad in 2nd inversion. Follow the link and use the flow chart to help figure out the notes LINK
What songs are you missing? What do you need to grade? Monday is the last day!
When figuring what fingers to use when playing a piece, what are two things you should consider?
Let's celebrate your compositions!!!
Create a list of topics that you think will be included on the written final exam.
Let's Celebrate your compositions!
What is challenging about composing a song?
Composition project.... ask yourself, do you have.....
1. A chord progression written and recorded?
2. Did you add drums? Notate?
3. Bass Line?
5. Give it a name and title it?
6. Mix it down?
Missing docs or need help? Check last weeks blogs for missing info
What part of a drum beat sets the "subdivision"?
Adding a bass line....
What is one thing you would like to improve on while playing piano?
Adding drums to your progression....
Here are some basic drum beats. What do you like? What fits your song? experiment....
Compose a drum beat and notate it on the following sheet
When your ready add it to your chord progression. If you can't play all of the parts at once, break it into its individual element
Name and spell (i.e. Root, 3rd, 5th) the three different spellings of chords.
Create and record your chord progression at metronome marking 110. When completed add a bass line using roots.
Do you still need to play your hook theory?
Create two, four measure chord progressions. Make sure to follow the rules of diatonic chord progressions (here is a link)
Only use roman numerals. You do not need to figure out the actual notes... yet
Next project.... Composition.... First finish up your performances of old songs...
Set up a free noteflight account.
1. Go to noteflight.com
2. Sign up using your OLCHS email.
3. Check email and activate your account
Creating a leadsheet using Noteflight
Practice figuring out rhythm from a hook theory sample. Write out the following rhythm line in music notation. Remember: The think line is a measure line and the thin grey line divides the measure into beats.
Go to Hook Theory and select a song to write out in music notation.
Once you choose a song, show it to me for final approval.
Notate a A major triad in 2nd inversion.
*Use the order of thirds, then major triad formula, then invert.
Reading and using Hooktheory
Let's find a song then notate...
Follow the link and do the quiz....
When your finished get to your pianos and prepare to grade a song....