I read with only one gear: First gear. I invested some time in a speed reading book a few years ago and the only thing I can remember is that when I tested my reading speed, I realized that I would almost certainly get flagged for a learning disability if someone were to evaluate me.… Continue reading A Phenomenon About Speed Reading.
I really need A, or at least B. I know A’s are around, but they’re hard to find. I don’t feel like messing with the trouble of finding an A today. I see B’s all the time, so I’ll just look… Hmmm, there don’t seem to be so many B’s as I expected… Well conFOUND… Continue reading There Should Be A Word
A little experiment. This is rough, I did it in one day just to try out (and learn) some of my technology. 🙂 Video coming soon.
Riq ME 1: Riq ME Master List (Link) The Micro-etude played slowly: The Micro-etude played slowly with counts: The Micro-etude played at full speed. Notes: This one is pretty straight-forward. 5/8 time in the 3+2 configuration. Eighth notes are counted 1&&2&.
Just a little experiment, but he seems to like it:
Dr. Aaron Johnson and I were students together at LSU and, coincidentally, we both ended up in St. Louis. He is a modern composer and a professor of Music at St. Louis University. Topics discussed: Art and Creativity The Life of a Modern Composer ???
Daniel is an old Army buddy of mine. I’ve known him longer than just about anyone in my life today (other than my family.) This is a wide-ranging conversation. An index might be helpful, but I’m trying to get this stuff posted right now. Maybe later… A couple of topics that I remember from the… Continue reading Sierzputowski Podcast
The Gist of the Series: If you’re a serious marimbist, the following query is for you: How well have you analyzed the range of motion for each joint in your hand, wrist, and arm? How well are you aware of the placement of your feet and your center of balance? How many hours have you… Continue reading The Eye of the Marimbist
[Click here for general instructions about how to use these Micro-etudes.] Here’s my first recording of this one. I practiced about 30 seconds, then made this 2-ish minute recording. I’ll now put it into my daily practice routine, then record it again when I get something I like. This will be the practice for all… Continue reading MMe0001
Lesson Plan Cups 1.5-3.0 Summary Age: 1.5-2.5 (So far.) Game, Artifact, Tool, ; Social, emotional, physical, creativity, math, cognitive, Simple Description: This is an accessible and fun activity. The cups are cheap enough to be plentiful and they have a lot to teach the Kiddos. Basically, you just buy a bunch of cups and play/make… Continue reading Cups 1.5-3.0