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Friday, April 21

  1. page AP PRACTICE EXAM edited ... Question 3 Question 4 iGear Pro Digital Audio Recorder Tutorial Students taking the AP M…
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    Question 3
    Question 4
    iGear Pro Digital Audio Recorder Tutorial
    Students taking the AP Music Theory Exam will need to use an iGear Pro handheld digital audio recorder for the aural portion of the exam. CLICK HERE for a brief tutorial (less than 2 minutes) explaining how to operate this device.

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Thursday, April 20

  1. page Triads in Inversion edited ... Working through Assn. 9.5, #1-2 (Dr. Watson). NOTE: When part-writing second inversion chord…
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    Working through Assn. 9.5, #1-2 (Dr. Watson).
    NOTE: When part-writing second inversion chords, you double the BASS!
    Assignment 9.5 Worksheet
    Assn. 9.9 (Melody Harmonization)
    Working through Assn. 9.9, #1 (Dr. Watson).
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    9:05 am

Saturday, April 1

  1. page NEWS and NOTICES edited ... SUMMER STEMM ACADEMY REGISTRATION OPEN! I hope some PHS music students will consider joining …
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    SUMMER STEMM ACADEMY REGISTRATION OPEN!
    I hope some PHS music students will consider joining me the week of July 24-28, 2017 to take the MUSIC PRODUCTION course as part of our 3rd annual STEMM Academy. We'll delve into digital recording and editing, setting up microphones, loop-based music production, digital signal processing "effects," creating "beats," and even some video scoring. To read more about this one-week camp (which runs 8:00-3:00 daily), and download the registration form, CLICK HERE.
    TI:ME COMPOSITION CONTEST - Perfect for Parkland Elective Music Students!!
    I hope many of our creative Music Production and Music Theory students will enter one of their course projects. CLICK HERE for details.

    MUSIC THEORY STUDENTS: Visiting Artists to share their music and wisdom!
    On Wed., March 1 we will host Sean O'Boyle (Australian Composer, Visiting Artist at Moravian College) for a double-period lecture. In advance, please listen to a piece by O'Boyle and craft two questions to pose to him during the Q & A portion of his presentation. Links to recordings of his music can be found at his website, here: http://www.seanoboyle.net/. You can also Google "Sean O'Boyle" to find lots of great performances of his music on YouTube, etc.
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Wednesday, March 22

  1. page CHAPTER 15 edited ... ASSN. 15.2, TONICIZING A CHORD (Dr. Watson) Secondary Chords.pdf {Secondary Chords.pdf} Sec…
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    ASSN. 15.2, TONICIZING A CHORD (Dr. Watson)
    Secondary Chords.pdf {Secondary Chords.pdf}
    Secondary Chord analy.pdfANALYSIS ACTIVITY.pdf {Secondary Chord
    Analysis: Analysis-Pathetique.pdf {Analysis-Pathetique.pdf} .
    Beethoven Pathetique "Adagio cantabile" on YouTube
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    5:15 pm

Saturday, March 18

  1. page MEDIUM PROJECT, Video Scoring edited MEDIUM PROJECT, Video Scoring Working with Video in GarageBand (video tutorial) FILM SCORING …

    MEDIUM PROJECT, Video Scoring
    Working with Video in GarageBand (video tutorial)
    FILM SCORING TUTORIAL
    SoundWorks Collection - Some great videos explaining the background of how sound was done for some Hollywood feature films. Check out a few to be inspired!
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    12:50 pm
  2. page INTRO 1, What Is GarageBand? edited ... 10. Basic Computer Music Notation Software 11. Virtual Music Instructor GarageBand Overview…
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    10. Basic Computer Music Notation Software
    11. Virtual Music Instructor
    GarageBand Overview & User Interface
    Here's a tour of GarageBand's main tools and features. View other GarageBand tutorials for more details on each feature.

    Here are some EXCELLENT online GarageBand Tutorials:
    Apple's GarageBand 10 Help - Great place to start if you're using GB 10
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Monday, February 27

  1. page NEWS and NOTICES edited NEWS and NOTICES SUMMER STEMM ACADEMY REGISTRATION OPEN! I hope some PHS music students will c…

    NEWS and NOTICES
    SUMMER STEMM ACADEMY REGISTRATION OPEN!
    I hope some PHS music students will consider joining me the week of July 24-28, 2017 to take the MUSIC PRODUCTION course as part of our 3rd annual STEMM Academy. We'll delve into digital recording and editing, setting up microphones, loop-based music production, digital signal processing "effects," creating "beats," and even some video scoring. To read more about this one-week camp (which runs 8:00-3:00 daily), and download the registration form, CLICK HERE.

    MUSIC THEORY STUDENTS: Visiting Artists to share their music and wisdom!
    On Wed., March 1 we will host Sean O'Boyle (Australian Composer, Visiting Artist at Moravian College) for a double-period lecture. In advance, please listen to a piece by O'Boyle and craft two questions to pose to him during the Q & A portion of his presentation. Links to recordings of his music can be found at his website, here: http://www.seanoboyle.net/. You can also Google "Sean O'Boyle" to find lots of great performances of his music on YouTube, etc.
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    12:14 pm

Wednesday, February 22

  1. page The Subdominant Triad edited ... Assn. 6.5 (Locating and Bracketing the Subdominant Triad in Melodies) Working through Assn. 6…
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    Assn. 6.5 (Locating and Bracketing the Subdominant Triad in Melodies)
    Working through Assn. 6.5, #1 (Dr. Watson)
    Assn. 6.5, #1-4
    Assn. 6.7 (Writing Plagal Cadences, Given Bass Notes)
    Working through Assn. 6.7a, #1-2 (Dr. Watson)
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    5:10 pm
  2. page The Subdominant Triad edited ... Assn. 6.2 (Spelling the Subdominant Triad, Minor Keys) Working through Assn. 6.2, #1-3 (Dr. W…
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    Assn. 6.2 (Spelling the Subdominant Triad, Minor Keys)
    Working through Assn. 6.2, #1-3 (Dr. Watson)
    Assn. 6.4, #1-5
    Assn. 6.5 (Locating and Bracketing the Subdominant Triad in Melodies)
    Working through Assn. 6.5, #1 (Dr. Watson)
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    5:08 pm

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