10 Weeks of Solfa Week 7

10 Weeks of Solfa Program: WEEK 7

Scales and Modes – Videos 1, 45

Sing the Major scale in solfa with handsigns 3 times http://goo.gl/nE8an

and in 3 different keys in solfa with handsigns and in letter names https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOeaEB6JI3Q

A@ Major only: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MCIeMjJUSk Video 45a

C# Major only: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0MSG4tzhK4 Video 45b

G@ Major only: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQiYSJnqDuY Video 45c

Video 46

Sing the natural minor and harmonic minor scales in solfa with handsigns 3 times, and with intervals, with tone ladder https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R5hPQlWldTQ
Intervals – Video 17

Intervals Major and Perfect ascending and descending in solfa with handsigns x 3 times https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKMbEtgyhaI

Melodic Dictation – Video 47a, b and c

1 Major melody each day– in solfa with handsigns 3 times and in 3 x different keys with letter names:

Triads, sus4 chord, Dom 7th, Maj7th, min 7th, half diminished chords – Video 48


Half diminished chord only: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhTo3BYOf-U Video 48a

Major Triad Chord chart including all 7th chords – Video 49

In solfa with handsigns x 3 times https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qyGHFqmTdH0  

Rhythms – Videos 50 & 51

Read 1 simple time rhythm https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_boz_ejX06s and one compound time rhythm https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hoHvafNiYCA in time names per day (3 of each given)

Simple Time rhythm 19: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PXzzQv75qGw Video 50a

Simple Time rhythm 20: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r-WEgcl_l1o Video 50b

Simple Time rhythm 21: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIKkwq8l5XU Video 50c

Compound Time rhythm 19: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0QMOxJOLlDQ Video 51a

Compound Time rhythm 20: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UnDNWjuRsAA Video 51b

Compound Time rhythm 21: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3OdLQTLXOBQ Video 51c
Optional activity – None will be given for the last 3 weeks – it is suggested that you use this time to work on theory aspects that require more practice e.g.

  • Practice creating logical rhythms quickly in simple duple, triple & quadruple meters and compound duple meter e.g. take a bar of any of the rhythms in the 10 Weeks of Solfa program and create a full four bar rhythm based on that one bar.
  • Write all possible scales ascending AND descending in treble and bass clef with and without a key signature (i.e. with accidentals).
    Worksheets at:  http://goo.gl/NtJbwB and http://goo.gl/Oh3LwK
  • Practice writing all possible key signatures in treble and bass clef.
    Worksheets at:  http://goo.gl/qRixu5 and http://goo.gl/wyHVvQ and http://goo.gl/crbSae
  • Practice creating logical melodies quickly in Major and harmonic minor keys up to three sharps and flats in treble clefg. take a bar of any of the melodies in the 10 Weeks of Solfa program and create a new melody based on that one bar.
  • Practice writing all intervals in treble and bass clef.
  • Practice writing all chord types in treble and bass clef beginning on various bottom notes.
  • Practice writing all chords within all Major and harmonic minor keys in treble and bass clef.
  • Memorise, and be able to write down quickly, the chord charts for the Major and harmonic minor scales
    Worksheets at: http://goo.gl/G4IxGt and http://goo.gl/Y30xYx and http://goo.gl/UvtEGA and http://goo.gl/VDcFuJ and http://goo.gl/X7g25B

And of course – please email me know if you’d like more worksheets on anything else!!!