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Tass Week two – AMG: Guitar

Guitar Week Two – Here’s what we did.
  • Pump up – Youtube video: Andy McKee’s version of stairway to heaven

 

E-------5-7-----7-|-8-----8-2-----2-|-0---------0-----|---------------
B-----5-----5-----|---5-------3-----|---1---1-----1---|-0-1-1---------
G---5---------5---|-----5-------2---|-----2---------2-|-0-2-2---------
D-7-------6-------|-5-------4-------|-3---------------|---------------
A-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-2-0-0---------
E-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---------------

  • Beginners- out in the hall practice transitions C,D,G.
  • Advanced: assessment – play the following chord progression:

G / / / | C / / / | G / C / | D / D7 / : |

If advanced – review travis picking – do G G C D  one bar each

(should be review – keep practicing)

Test: – ode to joy- #32 melody with chords

  • Back to beginners
    • Single notes
      • review – e, f, g   and b, c, d – on the smartboard
      • playing
        • #25
        • #27, and under – b,c,d,e,f,g
        • #29
        • Playing test: #32 – ode to joy –
          • beginners – only melody
          • advanced – chords & melody @ same time
  •  Everyone
  • If I had a million dollars – If I Had a Million Dollars

TASS Guitar Tuesday February 7th

What we did in Guitar class… abbreviated

  • String Quiz – naming all six strings fo the guitar.
  • Theory: lines and spaces of the treble clef.
    • Compare sheet to notes we know from the book – e, f, and g
    • Circle and label notes we know.
  • Handout: chordchart 
    • Copy All chords learned yesterday into chord chart.
    • New chords – easy G, D7 and G
  • Play through he’s got the whole world in his hand
  • review page 9 – notes e, f and g – play on guitar, play #13, 14, 16
  • play through 17 with recording – spanish theme
  • Listening example: Hank Williams Jambalaya (on the Bayou)
    • What do you hear
    • Do you like it and why or why not.
  • play through #20 (on your own)

This class seems very anxious with a huge difference in abilities. 

Tomorrow I will separate into two more distinct groups and focus on their needs.