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Nov 12, 2023

Hi Abigail!


For the next lesson, your assignment is:

- Try to use your tongue to articulate the notes 

-Standard of Excellence book p. 8

 - Review the scale stuff in the keys of F, Bb, and G on the sheet in the Exercises section below

 - Practice When the Saints example of variations along with the tambourine track 

 - Practice Blue Skies along with the Ella Fitzgerald track?


This video shows how to properly swab out your clarinet and clean your mouthpiece (make the video "full screen" so you can really see what I'm doing):
Practice p. 8 in the Standard of Excellence book; of course you may move past p. 8 if you wish:
 (use HEADPHONES for playing along with tracks and try to play just like the folks on the recordings!
When the Saints SLOW (cl)
00:00 / 01:51
When the Saints MEDIUM (cl)
00:00 / 01:28
When the Saints w- tambourine (cl)
00:00 / 01:03
Below is a recording of orchestra and choir performing Ode to Joy and also the pdf; when you are comfortable withe the notes, you can play along with the top track and then also try playing along with the bottom track (as a harmony/duet part):
Ode to Joy (top part, low clar)
00:00 / 01:18
Ode to Joy (bottom part, low clar)
00:00 / 01:19
Below is a recording of Ella Fitzgerald singing Blue Skies; again, the pdf is here and a couple of play-along tracks for you:
Blue Skies slow w- tambourine (cl)
00:00 / 01:26
Blue Skies fast w- tambourine (cl)
00:00 / 00:59
Ain’t Misbehavin’ (cl)
00:00 / 02:17
Ain’t Misbehavin' (both parts) SLOW
00:00 / 02:19
Ain’t Misbehavin’ (cl both parts 80bpm)
00:00 / 01:37
Ain’t Misbehavin’ (cl bottom 80bpm)
00:00 / 01:36
Sweet Georgia Brown SLOW (low cl)
00:00 / 02:02
Sweet Georgia Brown MEDIUM (low cl)
00:00 / 01:19
-Ye Olde Stuffe-           
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