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Theory Resources

Harmony Tchaikovsky’s Guide to the Practical Study of Harmony A Good practical guide to scales and harmony for pop and modern musicians: The Ravenspiral Guide Counterpoint Counterpoint Book

Melodic Tendencies Exercises

Melodic Tendencies and Tendencies of Tones_MT

Sight Singing Material

Sight Singing examples in Treble and Bass Clefs From ¬©2003-5 Smey and Liu-Rosenbaum except where noted. Reproduction and classroom use freely permitted.      

Butler Bass Method

Just like the Simandl Method, but without as many deceptive melodies. Butler Bass Method on IMSLP

Thats What I like

Improvisation materials

3_Violin-Hot Cross Buns-Complete-D Violin-7 Steps I- V in A Violin-BoilEmCabbage-7 steps  

Ethan Plan

Ethan Lesson Plan A – New concept and progression 1) Chord progression Sing/Sign Root movement (bass notes) and sing other parts 2) Major Scales and Arpeggios 3) Composition book assignment   B – Rhythm Modal Composition 1) Modal Composition – Mode and Primary Chords 2) Rhythm Patterns – tap/sing/play 3) Compose a modal song or […]

Zach Lesson Plan

  Zach Lesson Plan A – Scales/Arpeggios, Classical and progressions 1) Chord progression – sing/play Sing/Sign Root movement (bass notes) (play in a few keys starting on A string and E string) 2) Arpeggios and Major Scales: ¬†Eythor Thorlaksson book 3) Classical Studies Methods and studies: Eythor Thorlaksson Material   B – […]

Ay’Ona Practice Plan

PDF of Ay’Ona Plan fall 2017 Blues in F: 12 keys: Rhythm Changes: Bb ii V7 I’s

Recorder – First 3 Notes