created by Jacquelyn Karash
To show where this PDF download fits in, here is a quick overview of steps for the William Tell Overture excerpt:
Day 1 – watch a website video that guides students to sync with the music, and actually “feel” tension for V7 with magnetic or gravitational pulls, and “feel” the release of tension for I chords.
Day 2 – fill in the PDF worksheet to identify the E-G#-B letter group that Rossini used for the stable/home parts and the B-D#-F#-A group he used for areas of tension. Review the video to tie together the letters and tension-release “feelings”.
Day 3 – Write the root names on the worksheet and find each root anywhere on the piano to play in time with the video – every beat, every measure or using new rhythm patterns.
Add remaining chord tones other days to build a strong foundation for future chord concepts!
*magnets not included in purchase (sources listed on the website)