Notice: HOMEWORK should be done a little every – EVERY – day, do not try to tackle more than one type of assignment at one sitting. And do NOT try to do a complete packet or Aural Prof. assignment the day before it’s due. Start homework assignments on the DAY we start the topic in class. ALSO – if you do NOT understand something, ASK ME!
- Have PENCIL and staff paper (and maybe notebook paper, too)
- Take notes – even if you’ve taken the same ones before.
- Have Aural Prof book open to page 73
- Assignment 2.5 (scale degrees) and 2.6 (key signatures) instructions
- SIBELIUS – click the icon on your desktop and follow my instructions –
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- Basic functions
- Beaming by beats using LCD (lowest common denominator)
- Every possible rhythm in basic simple and compound meters
In Treble and Bass Clefs:
- Intervals – Aural and written Major 2nd, Minor 2nd, Augmented 2nd
- SOLFEGE in scales
- SOLFEGE and notes in scale fragments
- Tonic Triad notes in various keys by solfege and notes
- Finding starting pitches of scale fragments using tonic triad
- Aural identification of 4 note scale fragments using tonic triad starting pitches
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Benward – TAKE NOTES!
- Non-diatonic scales – Instructions for Assignment 2.7
- Pitch Inventory
- Instructions for Assignment 2.8
- Chapter 3: Intervals…
- Page 17: INTERVALS!
- Page 13: 1- 4
- Assignment #4, page 127