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Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Happy Holidays!

Great pleasure to share this year with you. Now enjoy your Summer.










Saturday, 3 June 2017

Bravo Coldplay!

This week we'll work on this song by British band Coldplay:




First, try to play the motive:








Then, play the chords. The song is built over a simple harmony repeated time and again::

d-d-d-d-G-G-G-G-a-a-a-a-a-a-C-G

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Eurovilla

Today we'll work on the song "Hey Mamma", that took third place in recent Eurovision Song Contest.
  First, try and play the sax solo adapted for recorder:

Then listen to the original song and play it when needed:


Finally, find the hidden words in the lyrics:

Hey, hey you
You will never _____ what you think of me
I see your clue
Know, you  _____ , but it don’t meant to be
Hey, hey you
It’s your girl and 
_____ should sleep at home
But I’ll steal her alone.

And I say…
Mamma, mamma, don’t be so  _____
I am not that  _____ boy
Mamma, mamma don’t be so down
All it keeps going  _____ and  _____
Mamma, mamma, don’t be so  _____
If you knew me, you’d be  _____
Mamma, mamma, don’t be so  _____
She’ll be back home till 
_____

Monday, 24 April 2017

Dido y Eneas

Esta semana trabajaremos sobre una increíble ópera escrita hace 300 años que trata de un tema de rabiosa actualidad. Me refiero a Dido y Eneas, del compositor Henry Purcell.
   Os invito a disfrutar con estos tres fragmentos:

El lamento de Dido:



El coro de los marineros:


...y el coro de la destrucción:

Sunday, 23 April 2017

Bach, then and now

Listen to these two different versions of the same music by Bach:

the original one...


and the 20th century one...
Vanessa Mae - BaCH Street Prelude por meowfrail

Manchester

Reseña de mi visita a Manchester. Pincha aquí para leerla
http://blog.educalab.es/estanciasprofesionales/2017/04/17/luces-y-sombras-en-manchester/