In addition to the documentary side, I would like to create a complimentary iBook. While the documentary serves as an inspiration, the iBook could provide practical steps and activities to guide students and amateur/semi-professional musicians through the process of creating their own business. I am very keen to make something useful. As a uni student who … Continue reading TME Project – Reflection 5
Today I showed my draft recording to James Humberstone and some peers at uni. They gave me some very helpful feedback. Some points for consideration are: Sometimes the violin parts are all too busy - cut these down Perhaps use a different instrument for some of the fills Add a guitar The drums sound to … Continue reading CME TASK 3 – REFLECTION 15
Content Recap This class involved a recap of much of the technology and ideas covered throughout the course, including: The Maker Movement Notation Software Synthesizers Processes and tools for recording sound and image Mixing and creating Mash-ups The variety of programs and applications available Critical approaches to technology, research and the "filter bubble" The Hype … Continue reading Technology in Music Education (Week 13B) – Final Provocations
Following creating the draft recording, I added my ideas into the next version of my score. Click here to see the next draft! This has mainly involved notating the violin parts and extra harmonies, as well as putting in some ideas for the drums. I also cut several sections (see the annotations in the score) … Continue reading CME TASK 3 – REFLECTION 14
Rather than having a normal lesson today, we worked on our projects for TME task 2. Throughout the process, I will continue to post drafts and reflections. Follow my project development here!
Today I started recording my draft into GarageBand, to create a draft for the class presentation. I used a Snowball mic which was an amazing little piece of equipment! Click here to see a PDF of the Draft Score. This was what I used for recording. Since my score only has piano, chords and vocal melody, … Continue reading CME TASK 3 – REFLECTION 13
I have changed my plan! Due to the difficulties of organising and acquiring permission from the Sydney Youth Orchestras, I have decided to do a Conservatorium-based project. Instead, I will go with my other documentary idea: Music-Related Documentary – Something to do with how to practice/get a job/create a business Since it is extremely hard for many … Continue reading TME Project – Reflection 4
I've been adding more of the lyrics to the piece, and adjusting the structure and chord progressions to fit. See my next annotated draft! I also started playing and singing these into GarageBand.
I have been working on the lyrics and added a new verse: INTRO Oh for the love of a star The stars in her eyes are more than I need. Ohhhh VERSE When the rain falls in my heart When I see the darkness all around me My eyes are drooping, My … Continue reading CME TASK 3 – REFLECTION 11
Steven Heppell – Bring a Browser This week we discussed the use of technology in schools, focusing on some of the ideas of Steven Heppell. We discussed how schools have always appropriated technology for themselves. Why do schools so often want use the same equipment for each child? How does this impact on opportunities for differentiation. We also … Continue reading Technology in Music Education (Week 12B) – Mix-up. Mash-up.