Presentation on theme: "STUFF TO KNOW ABOUT PLAYING AND TESTING POSTURE - Band SLANT (Sit up,Listen, Ask and answer questions, Nod your head, Track the Teacher), Rest Position."— Presentation transcript:
STUFF TO KNOW ABOUT PLAYING AND TESTING POSTURE - Band SLANT (Sit up,Listen, Ask and answer questions, Nod your head, Track the Teacher), Rest Position and Playing Position HANDS - Left hand top and Right hand bottom (recorder and almost ever wind instrument requires the left hand to be at the top, it does not matter if you are right handed, it may take practice, but the right hand is needed to play notes on the bottom of the recorder. BREATHING - backwards “whoa” or the wind tunnel TONGUING - say “Too” or “Tah” FINGERS - “Leaks make squeaks.” (Cover the holes with the pads of your fingers NOT the tips.)
RECORDER KARATE BASICS 1. History of the Recorder 2. How to Play the Recorder 3. How to Count Rhythms 4. How to Read the Notes 5. Fingering Charts
Posture on the Recorder Rest Position- recorder on lap Playing Position- recorder in hands
Hand Position Correct Hand PositionIncorrect Hand position Anything that does not look like the picture to the left. Holding the bottom of the recorder with your left hand. Placing any hand on the mouthpeice or the bottom piece (away from the holes) Holding the recorder (while playing with only one hand!)
Performance Waza Four-Step Process for playing the recorder, which looks like this: 1. Clap and say the rhythm. 2. Speak the names of the notes. 3. Sing the names of the notes. 4. Play the notes, with the correct rhythm. on the recorder.
Note NameRhythm SymbolsBeatsCountSay Quarter note 1 1tah Quarter rest 1 1 count of silence Eighth note pair 1 1 &Ti-ti Eighth note ½ “1” or just “&”ti Dotted quarter note 1 ½ 1-2Tum-ti Half note 2 1& 2&To-o Half rest 2 2 counts of silence Dotted half note 3 1-2-3To-o-o Whole note 4 1-2-3-4To-o-o-o Whole rest 4 4 counts of silence How We Count Rhythm Notes
Recorder Karate Belt Test Rubric The following skills must be demonstrated in order to pass out of a song: _____ Students must read the music from the staff and be able to name all the notes. _____ Proper breath support – breathing from the stomach, not the chest. _____ Proper tonguing – using the tongue to start the sound of each not instead of puffs of air _____ Left hand plays on top, right hand on bottom. _____ No more than 3 mistakes throughout the piece. _____ Receive no behavior consequence on a belt test day of an Infraction or Improvement Zone. You can find test prep for Recorder Karate http://www.musick8.com/rkdojo/rkdojo.php Login in: karatePassword: Rubric
Mini Lesson: Eighth –Note Notes can be upside-down 1 Eighth-note by itself is only ½ of a beat Eighth-notes are usually beamed (connected) together The 1 st Eighth-note is the number the 2 nd Eighth-note you say “and” An easy way to count each Eighth-note is to say “ti”.
Tah to-o tah tah to-o tah tah to-o tah tah To-o to-o tah tah tah ti - ti tah tah tah ti - ti ti - ti tah tah ti - ti to-o tah