7th Grade Band

Course Syllabus and Band Booster Information

7th Grade Band Playing Tests (2015-16)
You will be graded on tone quality, notes, rhythm, articulation, dynamics and tempo. The quiz will be worth 100 points. Each mistake will deduct 2 points from your grade. 
September 14 - Tradition of Excellence Book #18
October 12 - Tradition of Excellence Book #48
November 18
Flutes: Christmas Swings, ms. 91-93, 97-100
Clarinets: Christmas Swings, ms. 91-93, 97-100
Alto Saxophones: Christmas Swings, ms. 87-93
Tenor Saxophone: Christmas Swings, ms. 87-93
Bari. Sax.: Christmas Spiritual, ms. 12-20
Trumpets: Christmas Swings, ms. 79-85
Trombones & Baritones: Christmas Swings, ms. 68-74
Tuba: Christmas Swings, ms. 79-88
Adam – Christmas Spiritual, ms. 12-20
Josh – Christmas Swings, ms. 21-29

Other dates: January 11, February 16, March 14, April 18, May 2
Grades will be based on tone quality, notes, rhythm, articulation, dynamics and tempo.

Blues Scale and Solo
The Bb Blues Play Along Track can be used with TOE #73 or the Bb Blues solos passed out in class.

Tradition of Excellence Listening Examples
TOE #2 Academic Festival March (Overture), Johannes Brahms
TOE #4 Arroró Mi Niño, Argentinian Folk Song
TOE #9 Ellacombe, German Hymn
TOE #15 Old Hundredth, Louis Bourgeois
TOE #22 Largo from Symphony No. 9, Antonin Dvorak
TOE #25 Spanish Hymn, Traditional Spanish
TOE #35 The Wabash Cannonball, American Folk Song
TOE #36 Still, Still, Still, Austrian Carol
TOE #39 My Heart's Tonight in Texas, American Folk Song
TOE #40 The Minstrel Boy, Irish Folk Song
TOE #46 Minka, Minka, Ukrainian Folk Song
TOE p.10 Ding Dong Merrily On High, French Carol
TOE #52 Reuben and Rachel, American Folk Song
TOE #53 The Bridge at Avignon, French Folk Song
TOE #54 El Capitan, John Philip Sousa
TOE #56 Minuet, Christian Petzold
TOE #60 Botany Bay, Australian Folk Song
TOE #63 Theme from Symphony No. 5, Ludwig van Beethoven
TOE #66 This Train, American Spiritual
TOE #70 The Thunderer, John Philip Sousa
TOE #71 Battle Pavane, Tielman Susato
TOE #75 Theme from The Barber of Seville (Overture), Gioacchino Rossini
TOE #76 Old Brass Wagon, American Folk Song
TOE #78 Sailor's Song, English Sea Chantey
TOE #79 Tirra Lirra Lou, Canadian Folk Song
TOE #81 The Galway Piper, Irish Reel
TOE #84 Sourwood Mountain, American Folk Song
TOE #85 Big Rock Candy Mountain, American Folk Song
TOE #88 Theme from Renaissance Festival and Dances, Tielman Susato
TOE #90 O Tannenbaum, German Carol
TOE #93 Procession of the Nobles, Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov
TOE #102 Yankee Doodle, America Folk Song
TOE #103 High School Cadets, John Philip Sousa
TOE #107 Suliram, Indonesian Folk Song
TOE #109 Dance Josey, American Folk Song
TOE #112 Anvil Chorus from Il Trovatore, Giuseppe Verdi
TOE #114 Water Come a Me Eye, Jamaican Folk Song
TOE #115 March of the Toreadors from Carmen, Georges Bizet
TOE #117 The Stars and Stripes Forever, John Philip Sousa
TOE #119 Sea Chantey (Blow the Man Down), American Sailing Song
TOE #120 The Merry Minstrels, Henry Purcell
TOE #122 The Sea, Japanese Folk Song
TOE #124 I'se the B'y that Builds the Boat, Canadian Folk Song
TOE #126 Lisbon Bay, English Folk Song (This recording is a movement from Lincolnshire Posy by Percy Grainger.)
TOE #131 Habanera from Carmen, Georges Bizet
TOE #132 La Cumparsita, Gerardo Matos Radriguez
TOE #134 Hansel and Gretel, Engelbert Humperdinck
TOE #136 La Donna e Mobile from Rigoletto, Giuseppe Verdi
TOE #137 When Johnny Comes Marching Home Again, Patrick Gilmore
TOE #141 Stars of the Heavens, Mexican Folk Song
TOE #143 Triumphal March from Aida, Giuseppe Verdi
TOE #145 Haru Ga Kita, Japanese Folk Song
TOE #149 Finale from Symphony No. 9 From the New World, Antonin Dvorak
TOE #150 Theme from Tableau, Bruce Pearson
TOE #153 The British Grenadiers, English Folk Song
TOE #154 March from The Nutcracker, Peter Tchaikovsky
TOE #155 Follow the Drinkin' Gourd, American Spiritual

Brian Myers,
Mar 9, 2015, 12:14 AM
Taddington Square.mp3
Brian Myers,
Mar 9, 2015, 12:15 AM