School or Rock – Day 3 – Melody Basics

SUMMARY

Write your daily summary last, at the end of the day here… Only one to two sentences. DELETE ALL OF MR. LE DUC’s INSTRUCTIONS DETAILED ABOVE AFTER COMPLETING THEM

CLASSROOM

Watch How Melody Works (47 minutes)

Write notes of topics you want to remember.

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LAB

Watch the tutorial and write the melody to twinkle twinkle. How was this activity? Write a reflection on what you did and learned. DELETE ALL OF MR. LE DUC’s INSTRUCTIONS DETAILED ABOVE AFTER COMPLETING THEM

PRACTICE ROOM

Watch How to practice effectively…for just about anything – Annie Bosler and Don Greene

  • Start practicing the notes on the first three frets on your guitar with Quizlet
  • Write a brief reflection on how this process worked for you and what you thought of the TED video about practice.
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OUTSIDE / JOURNAL / IDEAS

Watch Elizabeth Gilbert discuss creativity.

Go for a walk and think about what she and Brian Eno shared. Write anything you found interesting and useful. DELETE ALL OF MR. LE DUC’s INSTRUCTIONS DETAILED ABOVE AFTER COMPLETING THEM

STUDIO

  • By Jamie Henke, music.wisc.edu/faculty/jamie-henke/
    • As you watch Jamie Henke define and explain melody terms, write them below…
    • (hint: if the definition appears on the screen, pause and write it down)
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Melody Composition Terms

  • Theme – write the definitions next to the term
  • Motive
  • Period
  • Phrase
  • Antecedent (Question) Phrase
  • Consequent (Answer) Phrase
  • Scale Degrees
    • Tonic
    • Supertonic, Mediant, Submediant
    • Dominant, Subdominant, Leading Tone
  • Steps
  • Leaps
  • Conjunct motion
  • Disjunct motion
  • Repetition
  • Contrast
  • Variation

Melody Resources

Mr. Le Duc’s Key of C Major Notes and Chords Chart (PDF)

CONTROL ROOM

Learn how to Create Tracks

Explore the Piano Roll, Drawing and Moving Notes

Learn to Edit Notes, Velocity, and More

Learn to Create Your Own Presets

  • Write a brief reflection on how this process worked for you.
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WHAT I LEARNED and PROBLEMS I SOLVED

Tell your daily story here!  Highlight what you learned and enjoyed most. Problem-solving is one of the most important skills you need in life. Employers want to know HOW you get stuff done as much as WHAT you got done. DELETE ALL OF MR. LE DUC’s INSTRUCTIONS DETAILED ABOVE AFTER COMPLETING THEM