Choral technique posture Correct singing posture Breath support



Download 120.5 Kb.
Page1/2
Date20.07.2018
Size120.5 Kb.
  1   2
Study Guide for HS Choir EOC
CHORAL TECHNIQUE
Posture


Breath support

  • Proper breathing

  • Proper posture


Individual Sound

  • Range

  • Chest Voice

  • Head Voice

  • Resonance

  • Timbre


Ensemble Sound

  • Intonation

  • Blend and Balance

  • Good diction


CLASSIFICATION/ENSEMBLE
The six primary voice classifications

  • Soprano

  • Mezzo-soprano

  • Alto

  • Tenor

  • Baritone

  • Bass

Solo

Duet

Trio

Quartet

Tutti

Divisi
SKILL SET THREE: THE MUSIC SCORE
Rhythm





  • Whole note

  • Half note

  • Quarter note

  • Eight note

  • Sixteenth notes






  • Whole rest

  • Half rest

  • Quarter rest

  • Eighth rest

  • Sixteenth rest

.
Pitch

Treble clef
Bass clef


  • Treble clef

  • Bass Clef

  • Flat

  • Sharp

  • Natural


Markings

  • Dynamic Markings

  • Crescendo

  • Decrescendo

  • Dynamic levels:

  • pianissimo (pp)

  • piano (p)

  • mezzo-piano (mp)

  • mezzo-forte (mf)

  • forte (f)

  • fortissimo (ff)



Tempo Markings:

    • Fermata

    • Ritard (rit.)

    • Accelerando (accel.)



Phrase Markings and Articulations:

  • Phrase marking

  • Legato

  • Dolce

  • Cantabile

  • Maestoso


Percussive and Pressure Accents:


Percussive Accents (1-4)

Pressure Accent (5)











Staccato

Staccatissimo

Strong Accent
Marcato


Normal Accent

Legato Accent
Tenuto


Light Accents

Strong Accent

Medium Accents




Accent Name

Description

Staccato Accent

short and separated from the following note

Staccatissimo Accent

an exaggerated short duration of the note

Strong Accent

generally meant for attacks at loud dynamic levels of forte or louder

Normal Accent

moderately sharp attack that can be used at any dynamic level from pianissimo to fortissimo

Legato Accent

this can be used at any dynamic level and is a slight stress without a noticable attack and held to the full duration of the note

Miscellaneous Markings

  • Repeat signs

  • Subito (s



SKILL SET FOUR: SIGHT-READING

  • Half step

  • Whole step






  • The Major Scale

  • Whole-whole-half-whole-whole-whole





Share with your friends:
  1   2


The database is protected by copyright ©dentisty.org 2019
send message

    Main page