In intermediate music classes we will cover the following parts.
6. Conducting Techniques
The learner will learn the following :-
Conducting Posture and Use of a Baton
The Preparatory Beat
Starting on the First Beat
Starting on Other Beats
Starting on Fractions of Beats and the release
Conducting Divided Beat Patterns
Use Of The Left Hand In Conducting
Tempo Determination and Change
Unmetered or Free Rhythms
Mixed Meters and Other Conducting Problems
7. Interpretation of Choral Music
In this lesson we will discuss how you should sing songs that were written in different periods.
for example, How do you sing a song written by Haydn?
we will cover various periods ranging from:-
The Renassiance Period (1400-1600)
The Baroque Period (1600-1750)
The Classic Period (1750-1820)
The Romantic Period (1820-1900)
The Twentieth Century And Early Twenty-First
We will also look on songs that were written between periods.
8. The Score Study
The following will be included in this lesson:-
Texture of the Choral Piece
Applied Score Study
Rehearsal Analysis of Indeterminate Music