August 28 – September 1, 2017



Monday/Tuesday

Aural Prof

We will:

  • Review M2 and m2 intervals
  • Review Major Scale solfege and tendency tones
  • Rhythmic dictation and rhythmic error detection – page 6
  • Learn how to echo singing and dictation for step-wise 3 note – Page 7.. For finding the starting pitch –  Arpeggio Song
  •  Arpeggio song short form – Write down:
    • Do-mi-sol-mi-do
    • Do-fa-la-fa-do
    • Do-mi-sol-mi-do
    • Ti-re-sol-re-ti
    • Do-mi-sol-mi-do
  • Begin melodic dictation – Page 8
  • Melodic and rhythmic error detection – Page 10
  • Review – Assignment 2, Page 123

 

Benward – Chapter 2

You will learn:

  • Whole and half step patterns for major, and minor scales (3 forms)

 

Homework – 

Benward Assignment 1.1-1.9 and Aural Prof Assignment #2 

If complete Benward early, you can turn it in early!

A Day classes due Wednesday, Aug  30

B Day classes due Thursday, Aug  31



Wednesday/Thursday

Turn-in homework listed above 

Benward Chapter 2: have staff paper, pencils (not pens) and Assignment 2.1 packet out.

We will learn

  • major scale and 2 major-based modes
  • scale degree names
  • 3 forms of the minor scale + one minor based mode
  • key signatures, plus tips and tricks on identification
  • tetrachord patterns within scales

 

You will

Begin Benward Assignments 2.1 – 2.4

Aural Prof:

  • Learn Arpeggio Song – short and long form
  • Complete Solfege/Scale degrees and Sight Singing on page 4
  • Learn 4 note scale fragments -Page 7
  • Melodic Dictation – Page 8 and 9
  • Error Detection Page 10

 

Homework – DO HOMEWORK IN PENCIL!!

Due next week (I’ll post specific dates soon): Benward 2 pack and Aural Prof Assignment #4



Friday/Tuesday

  • Arpeggio Song (short version) in each key for…
  • Fragments page 7 (if not completed)
  • Melodic Dictation – Page 8 and 9
  • Error Detection Page 10
  • Check-up – Page 11 and 12
  • Assignment #3  – for a grade.

 

Benward

We will learn:

  • Tonality: It’s not just for breakfast anymore
  • Scale Relationships: Parallel vs. Relative
  • Circle of 5ths
  • Non-diatonic scales –
  • What about Modes?
  • Pitch Inventory to determine tonality
  • Benward 2.4

 

You will begin Benward 2.5 – 2.8


Homework – 

 

Benward Assignment 2.1-2.8 and Aural Prof Assignment #4

 
A Day classes due Wednesday. Sept. 13
 
B Day classes due Thursday, Sept 14
 
  ALL: Sight Sing email test: Friday, Sept. 15 -AP book page 13, #4  – you can email to  johnjulian@misdmail.org  at ANY time before Sept. 15