August 24/25, 2017

Thought for the day:
“The chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken.” – Warren Buffet

August 24/25


Aural Proficiency –
We will:
  • Page 1 Major Scale construction and solfege pattern, ascending and descending
  • Expand Solfege to full octave
  • Page 3 Sight Singing
  • Page 5 Rhythmic Dictation
  • Learn to recognize step-wise melodic fragments by solfege syllable
  • Page 7 Melodic Fragments and Echo Sing with Solfege


You will:

  • Transfer Solfege patterns to page #3 in Aural Prof book
  • Sight Sing #3 in Aural Prof book
  • notate 2 and 4 bar rhythms of increased complexity
  • Echo Sing and notate 3 note melodic fragments in various keys on page 7
  • Complete Aural Prof Assignment #1
  • Apply the above concepts to Aural Prof Assignment #2 (homework)
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  31

B Day classes due Thursday, Sept 1 


Next week:

READ Benward Chapter 2:

We will  –


You will –

  • Write diatonic scales in major, natural minor, harmonic minor and melodic minor in various keys