Rock Weeks 7-12 Fall

Weekly Activities Schedule

Week 12 (Nov. 21-22)

  • Mon: Work onRhythm and Recording Project- Day 1-4
    • Warm Up
    • IDO
      • Review project feedback form
      • Share completed work from last year
      • Review each lesson with examples
      • Remind about previous projects for clarity
    • WEDO
      • Answerquestions
    • YOUDO
      • Review Motivation and Goal Seeting Reading
      • Fill in the Motivation Google Form
      • Work on finishing these concepts in GarageBand
        • Workingwith Drum and Percussion Tracks
        • ControllingTiming with Groove Tracks
        • Followingthe Rhythm of Another Track
        • RecordingMultipass Drum Beats
        • RecordingArpeggiated Drum Machine Beats
        • MakingRecorded MIDI Regions Loop Ready
        • MakingRecorded Audio Regions Loop-Ready
        • AddingRegions to the Loop Library
        • Workingwith the Tempo of a Track
      • Define terms in the blog post

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Week 11 (Nov. 14-17)


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Week 10 (Nov. 7-10)

  • Thurs: Finisha Rhythm and Melody in a Team or Solo
    • Warm Up
    • IDO
    • WEDO
      • Answerquestions
    • YOUDO
      • Finisha 8 measure period of music with a distinct rhythm and melody hook/motif/riff
      • We will share some Monday

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Week 9 (Oct. 31 - Nov. 4)

  • Mon:ReviewMelody Recording Project, WatchHow Music Works with Howard Goodall Rhythm
    • Warm Up
    • IDO
      • Review GarageBandskills to be developed with this training
        • ControlTiming with Groove Tracks
        • Followthe Rhythm of Another Track
        • RecordMultipass Drum Beats
        • RecordArpeggiated Drum Machine Beats
        • MakeRecorded MIDI Regions Loop Ready
        • MakeRecorded Audio Regions Loop-Ready
        • AddRegions to the Loop Library
        • Workwith the Tempo of a Track
      • You can work on training in teams
        • Showdual headphone jacks
    • WEDO
      • Answerquestions
    • YOUDO
      • Createa blog post titled, How Music Works - Rhythm
      • Take noteson elements of rhythm that are interesting to you and
      • Copyandpastethese terms in your blog post and define them as you hear them in the video
        • Pulse
        • Tempo
        • Accent
        • Syncopation
        • Cross-rhythm
      • Watch the first 15 minutes

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Week 8 (Oct. 24-28)

  • Fri:FinishMelody Recording Project
    • Warm Up
    • IDO
    • WEDO
      • Answerquestions
    • YOUDO
      • Includeunder theMy Melodyheading
        • A screenshot of the notation; uploaded to Flickr and embedded into your blog post
        • The exported theme as an MP3 or WAV file; uploaded to Soundcloud and embedded into your post
        • An explanation abouthow you composed your period of musicbyansweringthe questions below (use compositional terms in your answer):
          • Explainyour musical structure choices for each musical phrase: Antecedent (Question) Phrase(first 4 measures) and the Consequent (Answer) Phrase(last 4 measures)?
            • Identify what key you composed in (should be the key of C major)Identifythe tonic notes (first and last notes) (should be the note C)
            • Identifywhere you built tension and what notes they are: dominant, subdominant, etc.,
            • Are you using Contrast, Repetition, and/or Variation? Which measures?
            • Did you useinversion, retrograde, or retrograde-inversion?
          • Rememberyou are writing for an audience that was not in the class, so explain your melodic choices
      • Finish writing the Summary and the What I Learned sections of the Melody Recording Project
      • Have some one proofread your blog post with the Feedback Form
  • Tues:Work onMelody Recording Project
    • Warm Up
    • IDO
    • WEDO
      • Answerquestions
    • YOUDO
      • Finda HookTheory song for the song key and note structure
      • Finda MIDI file of one of your favorite melodies
      • Importthe MIDI file into GarageBand
      • Exportthe melody line as an mp3 and upload to to Soundcloud
      • Screenshotthe notes of the melody from GarageBand and upload to Flickr
      • Includeunder the One ofMy Favorite Melodiesheading
        • Embeda YouTube video of the song
        • Embedthe screenshot of the melody notation from Flickr
        • Embedthe melody from Soundcloud into your post
          • Be sureto save it as a Creative Commons file and give credit to the musicians
        • Answerthe questions (use compositional terms in your answer):
          • What did you notice about the note structure of the theme?
          • Where was the tonic note and where were the tension building note(s)?
          • What was revealing?

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Week 7 (Oct. 17-21)

  • Thurs: Work onMelody Recording Project
    • Warm Up
    • IDO
    • WEDO
      • Answerquestions
    • YOUDO
      • Re-create the lesson melody in GarageBand
      • The goal is to see the music notation in the SCORE VIEW and see the length / duration comparison / relationship in the PIANO ROLL VIEW
      • Your notation should look like this
      • Reminder: Use OPTION + DRAG on green notes to clone them (IN THE PIANO ROLL VIEW)
      • Reminder:Copy and paste similar note patterns in certain measures
      • Includeunder theLesson Melodyheading
        • A screenshot of musical theme notation or score; uploaded to Flickr and embedded into your blog post
        • The exported theme as an mp3; uploaded to Soundcloud and embedded into your post
        • Be sureto give credit to Jamie Henke of the University of Wisconsin
        • Answerthe questions (use compositional terms in your answer):
          • How was working with GarageBand's piano roll and score editors?
          • What was challenging?
          • What was revealing?
      • When done, explorehooktheory.com for a melody to analyze
        • You will need to know the key
        • You will need to know the tonic note
        • You wll need to find the notes that build the most tension
        • We will us this MIDI file for medolic analysis forDay 4 -ExamineOne of Your Favorite Themes
        • We will work more on this tomorrow
  • Wed: Work onMelody Recording Project
    • IDO
      • RemindaboutQuizlet Class(spend 5 minutes with terms)
      • Demonstrate re-creating the class melody in GarageBand
    • WEDO
      • Answerquestions
    • YOUDO
      • Re-create the lesson melody in GarageBand

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