Loopable Practice-track accompaniment (Right-click the video to choose “Loop” option.) Annotation Video. (Hopefully helpful hints.) Concepts I’m trying to learn with this exercise. The annotated video above will have more information if you’re interested in details. (212) hand position. Tone quality–working on a consistent dark and legato sound. Eliminating tension in my left-hand grip. Just… Continue reading Mandolin Micro-Etude 1
Video Links: Riq ME1, Riq ME2, Riq ME3, Riq ME4, Riq ME5 All of these videos concentrate on the four Basic Tones.
Video Links: Marimba ME1, Marimba ME2, Marimba ME3
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Start with a single note again. This time try different ones and see what they feel like over the music. Compose your own melody and write it down. I would like you to turn this in at Blackboard. Think about the solfeggio as you’re working on this project. Do your best with the notation and… Continue reading No. 2 ET VAMP 44.G.76
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
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 ???