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Oct 22, 2023

Excellent work, everyone!



 1) Practice the rest of p. 9 in your book - you can practice the duet Lightly Row along with the recordings in the TUNES section below

 2) From the EXERCISES section below - practice p. 1 of the pdf         called Diatonic Bits

 3) From the TUNES section below:

         - Listen to When the Saints and practice the melody

         - If you have time, also practice the top parts to the duets             Aura Lee andThis Old Man

 4) Watch the video about swabbing/cleaning your clarinet (at         the very bottom of the page)

IMPORTANT: It is best to use HEADPHONES when you play along with recordings, otherwise it is too difficult to hear the recorded music over your own clarinet playing.

SofE #24 Lightly Row (clar - top)
00:00 / 00:38
SofE #24 Lightly Row (clar - bottom)
00:00 / 00:38
LISTEN to Louis Armstrong play and sing When the Saints Go Marching In. Then play the melody from the pdf:
PRACTICE the top part of each of these duets:
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
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):
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