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Nov092012

Week 9 Voice & Rhythm Due Wed Nov 28—Fri Nov 30)

Sung arpeggio drill: Given any note in the key of E major or G major, sing a descending diatonic triad in each of the following types: 5/3, 6/4, and 6/3. Use letter names descending, and then ascend; on the ascending (middle) note of the chord, sing its quality. See examples in the previous week’s assignment

Ascending Interval Drills in minor keys: F minor, Bb minor. As you ascend from any starting note by an interval *arriving* at 6^, sing the interval corresponding to the lowered and the raised 6^; do the same for 7.

Prepared Singing: Perfect your interpretation of Recitative: “Thy Rebuke Hath Broken His Heart,” by G.F. Handel (1685-1759), on p 88 of the Burkhart Anthology, accompanying yourself with a planned interpretation of the figured bass.

Sight-singing Practice: Ottman/Rogers 11.9, 11.10, 11.14, 11.15, 11.20-11.29.

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