Professional Guitar 6
The student upon completion will be able to:
- Sight read in positions 10, 11 and 12
- Read rhythms and melody from Paul Hindemith: pages 45 to 80
- Perform Berklee Modern Method for Guitar Volume 2: pages 50-113.
- Using standard notations compose a:
- 32 bar composition harmonised for solo guitar playing
- 32 bar composition with dominant substitute and relative minor chords
- Transcribe and memorise a 32 bar improvisation.
- Play all arpegios, targeted diationically and cromatically, from above and below.
- Play melodic minor scales and modes in two octaves in all keys.
- Play 4th chords, U.S.T
- Play solo guitar piece of their choice.
- Perform two songs to choose from the following styles: Jazz, Rock, Blues, Folk, Latin Flamenco, developing melody and accompaniment.
- Talk about the chords, as a soloist and not as the accompaniment, changing the setting for the impro, where we reharmonise without telling the musicians
• chords of opposite harmonic function UST for short periods
• UST for long periods
• dominants by extension and their relative minor chords
• modal interchange reharmonisation
- Talk about the melody with more than one note a a time with four note voicings or more
We play chords in a manner where we help define the groove and enhance therhythmic harmonic variety and excitement with the focus point of accompaniment: area 2 or area 3.