10 Weeks of Solfa Week 8

10 Weeks of Solfa Program: WEEK 8

Scales and Modes – Videos 1, 52

Sing the melodic minor 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=d_ZJd_dEU-U

F melodic minor only: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZRza0uy7KA Video 52a

B@ melodic minor only: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w3yV02MhGEY Video 52b

D melodic minor only: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9uwW-XRnYk Video 52c

Video 53

Sing the minor pentatonic scale and the blues scale in solfa with handsigns 3 times https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5h6nIikWqP0

Intervals – Video 24

Intervals minor and Perfect ascending and descending in solfa with handsigns x 3 times https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6EkphTITHc

Melodic Dictation – Video 54a, b and c

1 melodic minor 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 and diminished 7th chords – Video 55 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iAwfesdUONg 

Harmonic Minor Triad Chord chart including all 7th chords – Video 56

In solfa with handsigns x 3 times https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=amGH3coIT0A  

Rhythms – Videos 57 & 58

Read 1 simple time rhythm https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFmCoy6Dejw and one compound time rhythm https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xqwAZZqOxiU in time names per day (3 of each given)

Simple Time rhythm 22: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tf-JMNnsYzI Video 57a

Simple Time rhythm 23: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYYYonPkkyY Video 57b

Simple Time rhythm 24: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zusmhSY7pF8 Video 57c

Compound Time rhythm 22: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-gHdxh2j7fM Video 58a

Compound Time rhythm 23: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GRyLkc_Wu3k Video 58b

Compound Time rhythm 24: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rp7d5XWpwMI Video 58c
Optional activity cont. – 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 let me know if you’d like more worksheets, videos etc on anything else!!!