Music Class Downloads

This page contains information and forms for 10th and 11th grade music class students and their parents.

Dr. Wolfe’s tutoring hours are Thursdays during Paideia in Room 303.  Later in the semester when the room is more available, he expects more Paideia hours.  He also is available most other days after school at the faculty house.  No appointment necessary.

Student concert attire (required of all student performers):

Boys: Black pants (no denim), white dress shirts, black shoes, black socks, and dark-colored ties.

Girls: Black dress slacks and black socks or black skirt with black hose, white blouses with sleeves, and black shoes. No denim! Skirts must be knee-length or longer.

Families who have difficulty obtaining this attire for their students, please contact Dr. Wolfe one week or more before the concert.

              

Forms You Need for Your Music Class

  Concert_Review_Form_2018.pdf (124.6 KiB)

Use this form to submit your two concert reviews due this semester

  Listening_and_Practice_Report_Form.pdf (7.3 KiB)

Use this form to report how much time you spent practicing for the concert or listening to the CDs

  Manuscript Paper (6.3 KiB)

This is a page of blank, five-line staff music paper.

  Performance_Self-Evaluation_for_Singers.pdf (72.4 KiB)

Use this form to evaluate your own performance during a singing quiz.

  Performance_Self-Evaluation_Recorder.pdf (43.4 KiB)

Use this form to evaluate your performance during a recorder-playing quiz.

  Concert_Performance_Self-Evaluation.pdf (61.6 KiB)

I invite you to evaluate your performance during the concert.

Performing Organizations

Links to outstanding local performing organizations.  Many concerts (not all!) by these organizations are suitable for concert reviews.  Look at the Concert Review Agreement to find out which ones.  Find details about concerts you want to hear through these links.

Arizona Opera — the music, the spectacle, and oh those voices!  Student night tickets sometimes are available.

Arizona Pro Arte Orchestra — this is a newer orchestra and is definitely a great addition to the East Valley’s musical culture.

Hayden’s Ferry Chamber Music Series — this new this organization provides world class chamber music, performed in the Gallery of Tempe Center for the Arts.  Every concert in this series is acceptable for review.

Herberger’s ASU Music— scores of great concerts, many of them free!  Check out the web site for more details

Musica Nova–a recent addition to the East Valley cultural scene, this orchestra plays great symphonic music in the Central Arts District of Phoenix.

Phoenix Chorale — this world-class, Grammy-award-winning ensemble offers discounted student tickets with ID!  Click on their web site for details.

Phoenix Symphony — great programs from our full-season symphony!  Directed byTito Muñoz

Sonoran Chamber Music Series — hear world-class chamber music.  Every concert in this series is acceptable for review.

Sonoran Desert Chorale — student tickets available

Symphony of the Southwest — performs live, orchestral music several times a year at Mesa Arts Center

Tempe Symphony — these concerts usually are free admission; arrive early to get a seat!  Free tickets sometimes are required.


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Concerts that Are Acceptable for Review

Due date for both reviews: Friday, December 7, 2018, 3:00 p.m.

List of Concerts Acceptable for Review

Find over 80 concerts and recitals all of which are acceptable for concert review, their dates and times, and their performance venues, in the Concert Review Agreement.  Choose two concerts you want to hear at a time convenient for your family!

If you’d like me to send you the list of concerts as a Word Document so you can sort it more easily, please email me.

Find

  • Concert-going etiquette guidelines
  • ,Concert dates and times
  • Addresses of concert venues. 

Students who want to review any concert not on the list must get prior approval from their teacher.

Review each concert using the form right here.  Complete the form thoroughly to receive full credit for your review.

While students may submit their reviews any time before 3:00 p.m. on Friday, December 7, 2018, both reviews must be submitted by that date and time in order to receive full credit. Reviews submitted late will be reduced in grade until a cutoff, determined by the teacher, at which time no more reviews will be accepted at all.

Due date for both reviews: Friday, December 7, 3:00 p.m.

Click on the links to the performing organizations above for ticket and programming information. 

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Course Description and Policies

Concert attire, due dates and date of concert, material checkout policies, contact information.

11th Grade

Possible Repertoire for Recorder Concerts

  • Links to audio files for:

 

Hallelujah Chorus from Handel’s Messiah

You can download your own PDF vocal score here.

Audio files with various parts emphasized:

  • Hallelujah (soprano part emphasized)
  • Hallelujah (alto part emphasized)
  • Hallelujah (tenor part emphasized on piano)
  • Hallelujah (bass part emphasized on piano)

Thanks to Mrs. Wilkison for finding this site with all four parts at this website, individually emphasized:

 

She also found these:

Soprano
Alto
Tenor
Bass

 

A wonderful recording of Handel’s “Hallelujah” chorus by the magnificent Academy of St. Martin in the Fields ensemble:

 

 

Johnny Said No

This one has the musical score with the sound:

And this one has a stunning performance by five high school girls:

 

“Erlkönig” by Schubert, sung by the legendary Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (in Bb Minor)

“Erlkönig” sung by Phillippe Sly in the correct key (boys’ key)

A midi version in the correct keys:

  Erlkoenig1.mid (46.6 KiB)

 

Awake the Harp (from Haydn’s Creation)

With the musical score (in the key of D):

From “New College Oxford” (in the key of D):

In our key (C)

Soprano part (in D):

Alto part (in D):

Tenor part (in D):

Bass part (in D):

All four SATB (in D):

Gaudeamus igitur

Gaudeamus Soprano

  Gaudeamus_Igitur_-_Soprano.mid (718 bytes)

Gaudeamus Alto

  Gaudeamus_Igitur_-_Alto.mid (688 bytes)

Gaudeamus Tenor

  Gaudeamus_Igitur_-_Tenor.mid (716 bytes)

Gaudeamus Bass

  Gaudeamus_Igitur_-_Bass.mid (688 bytes)

Non nobis

Non nobis Soprano

  Non_Nobis_-_Soprano.mid (1.5 KiB)

Non nobis Tenor

  Glad_We_Be_This_Day_-_Tenor.mid (6.3 KiB)

Non nobis Bass

  Non_Nobis_-_Bass.mid (870 bytes)

Let Beauty Awake, performed by Wallis Giunta

The Vagabond, performed by Bryn Terfel

 

“Lacrimosa” Mozart’s Requiem

Alto

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBK5QBMZlwg&index=8&list=PL833BE864EB7CA1FA

Bass

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2rEbQ-SJuIc&index=8&list=PLD9F9CB506AC76FBB

Soprano

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=grAArXEoxko&index=8&list=PL2D9E5C18CBA2EFBC

Tenor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iDbtxJ_ljlc&index=8&list=PL64123FB2AA9C12EA

 

“Beau soir” by Debussy, sung by Rene Fleming (in E Major)

Here:

Midi file in the correct key:

  Beau_Soir_Debussy.mid (5.0 KiB)

 

 

Wilhousky’s arrangement of “Carol of the Bells

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53x5wB9v4Go

Midi files of parts:

  Carol_of_the_bells-_Soprano_-_2015-10-25_1038.mid (2.6 KiB)

  Carol_of_the_bells_-_Alto_-_2015-10-25_1038.mid (1.4 KiB)

  Carol_of_the_Bells-_Tenor_-_2015-10-25_1038.mid (1.5 KiB)

  Carol_of_the_Bells-_Baritone_-_2015-10-25_1038.mid (1.2 KiB)

  Carol_of_the_Bells.mid (6.4 KiB)

 

Mozart’s “Dies irae”

Click here.

Individual Voice Parts

Soprano

Alto

Tenor

Bass

 

2 Replies to “Music Class Downloads”

  1. Hi, My 7th grader left things to the last minute and as not fulfilled his concert requirements. Are there any left before May 18th that we could afford and still attend. Pls help. Thanks

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