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     Dance Monkey Piano Play-a-long (MP3)

    Welcome to the Mr. Smith Game Show this weeks episode...

    Dance Monkey Play-a-long!!!

    Mr. Smith Tips:

    Beware of the first five measures there are notes on open G in it

    Note letter / open string and amount of fingers

    g - g0

    a - g1

    b - g 2

    c - g3

    First and second endings:

    Play the bracket with the number one on it on the first time through the repeat. Play the bracket with the number two on it on the second time through the repeat, and skip over the bracket with the number one.

    D.C. Al Coda (Da Capo al Coda):

    means to the head, to the coda in Italian This means go to the very beginning, measure 1. Then after when you reach the "to coda" sign, at measure 21, go directly to the coda sign which is the circle with a plus in the middle. The coda sign is at measure 28. Good Luck!!! and as always, thank you for participating!


    Dance Monkey Piano Play-a-long (MP3)

    Welcome to the Mr. Smith Game Show this weeks episode...

    Dance Monkey Play-a-long!!!

    Mr. Smith Tips:

    Beware of the first five measures there are notes on open G in it

    Note letter / open string and amount of fingers

    g - g0

    a - g1

    b - g 3

    c - g4

    First and second endings:

    Play the bracket with the number one on it on the first time through the repeat. Play the bracket with the number two on it on the second time through the repeat, and skip over the bracket with the number one.

    D.C. Al Coda (Da Capo al Coda):

    means to the head, to the coda in Italian This means go to the very beginning, measure 1. Then after when you reach the "to coda" sign, at measure 21, go directly to the coda sign which is the circle with a plus in the middle. The coda sign is at measure 28. Good Luck!!! and as always, thank you for participating!


     

    Dance Monkey Piano Play-a-long (MP3)

    Welcome to the Mr. Smith Game Show this weeks episode...

    Dance Monkey Play-a-long!!!

    Mr. Smith Tips:

    Beware of the first five measures there are notes on open G in it

    Note letter / open string and amount of fingers

    g - e2

    a - a0

    b - a1

    c - a2

    First and second endings:

    Play the bracket with the number one on it on the first time through the repeat. Play the bracket with the number two on it on the second time through the repeat, and skip over the bracket with the number one.

    D.C. Al Coda (Da Capo al Coda):

    means to the head, to the coda in Italian This means go to the very beginning, measure 1. Then after when you reach the "to coda" sign, at measure 21, go directly to the coda sign which is the circle with a plus in the middle. The coda sign is at measure 28. Good Luck!!! and as always, thank you for participating!

     

     


     

     

     


     

     

     

     

     


     

     

     

     


     

     

     

     

     

     

     


    Classical Medley (Piano Track)

    Click the title above to download the classical medley play along

    Road Map:

    First is Marry Had a Little Lamb, Second is Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Last is Ode to Joy  

    Mr. Smith's Tips

    Remember the 2 beat rest at the end of each nursery rhyme, also once we get familiar with the songs we tend to rush, be sure to hold back the tempo and tap your foot!


    The Abandoned Funhouse (Piano Track)

    The Mr. Sith Game Show - Proudly Presents The Abandoned Funhouse Play-A -Long

    Good luck in participating in this episode

    Remember good form and posture and relaxed bowing hand!

    Start on a Down Bow --- Moves to your right!

    This song is in 3/4, which means three beats per measure

    Dotted Half Notes Receive 3 beats

    Count Multi- Measure Rests like (1,2,3)-(2,2,3)-(3,2,3)-(4,2,3)-..... etc......

    Review your notes

    Re-runs are always available!

    Good Luck!


    Frog in a Tree (Piano Track)

    The Mr. Smith Game Show - Proudly Presents Frog in a Tree Play-A -Long

    Good luck in participating in this episode

    Remember good form and posture

    Don't forget correct bowings watch your slurs and double stops

    Re-runs are always available!

    Good Luck!


    Baroque Fanfare (Piano Track)

    The Mr. Smith Game Show - Proudly Presents Baroque Fanfare Play-a-long

    Good luck in participating in this episode -Remember good form, bowing hand, and posture

    -Don't forget correct bowings and slurs -Hooked bows look like a Slur with a staccato dot on each side, this means to bow in one direction with a brief stop between notes

    -The song is in the Key of G! When you observe your key signature between your clef and time signature, you will see one sharp on F's line and a lack of Sharp on C's space . Which means play F sharps and C naturals

    -C natural is played with Lowered 2 on the A string

    Re-runs are always available!

    Good Luck!