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Oh Susanna and Incy WincySpider for guitar

10 Mar 2018

Let's Musicise, LMGj series is a method for classroom teaching ages 6-9. LMGj stands for Let's Musicise, instruments comfortable in G (recorder etc), Juniors.

Was tweaking the guitar part for Oh Susanna and Incy WincySpider.

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Working on the LMGj series, Au Claire De La Lune and London Bridge

5 Mar 2018

The Let's Musicise LMGj (Junior) series is aimed at classroom teaching for ages 8-10.

12 songs in total.

Guitar, ukulele, piano, recorder and a generic lead sheet per lesson.

Here's a sample of Au Claire De La Lune and London Bridge

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LMGj-05+06aClaire+lBridge-guitar.pdf LMGj-05+06aClaire+lBridge-guitar.pdf
LMGj-05+06aClaire+lBridge-piano.pdf LMGj-05+06aClaire+lBridge-piano.pdf
LMGj-05+06aClaire+lBridge-recorder.pdf LMGj-05+06aClaire+lBridge-recorder.pdf
LMGj-05+06aClaire+lBridge-ukulele.pdf LMGj-05+06aClaire+lBridge-ukulele.pdf
MGj-Auclaire-lead_sheet.pdf MGj-Auclaire-lead_sheet.pdf
LMGj-LondonBridge-lead_sheet.pdf LMGj-LondonBridge-lead_sheet.pdf

Chord diagrams or not?

3 Mar 2018

While working on the LMGi classroom method, I initially decided to use both guitar and ukulele tabs at the same, for two songs per page.

But then I stumbled across an earlier version, where I used to put down the chord-diagrams on the same page (as the examples at the top).

Which means that instead of two lessons and two instruments on one page, I will need to have two lessons and one instrument - but it will have chord-diagrams and looks much clearer (examples at the bottom).

Example 1: guitar & ukulele on the same page, no chord-diagrams Example 1: guitar & ukulele on the same page, no chord-diagrams
Example 2: guitar & ukulele on the same page, no chord-diagrams Example 2: guitar & ukulele on the same page, no chord-diagrams
Example 3: guitar & ukulele on the same page, no chord-diagrams Example 3: guitar & ukulele on the same page, no chord-diagrams
ex1: guitar only plus chord diagrams ex1: guitar only plus chord diagrams
ex1: ukulele only plus chord diagrams ex1: ukulele only plus chord diagrams
ex2: guitar only plus chord diagrams ex2: guitar only plus chord diagrams
ex2: ukulele only plus chord diagrams ex2: ukulele only plus chord diagrams
ex3: guitar only plus chord diagrams ex3: guitar only plus chord diagrams
ex3: ukulele only plus chord diagrams ex3: ukulele only plus chord diagrams

Email bankruptcy: Moo.do could help?

2 Mar 2018

I stumbled across this phrase yesterday: email bankruptcy. It means, you get so many emails, that you can't come with the amount any more, you delete them all and start again.

It seems that truly, in the last 40 years email didn't change, not lost its importance.

Life demands to be organised around email, and gmail in my case.

I tried Google Tasks, Yanadoo, Todoist, Remember the Milk, Gqueues etc. they are all brilliant programs.

I didn't survive in them.

The need to have the emails at the fingertips simply remains.

LMGiii, Lesson 15 (last one)

1 Mar 2018

I finished notating and adding parts for Let's Musicise, LMGiii, Lesson 15. Today added bass and left hand piano and created the score. Also created all parts: guitar/ukulele, piano voice 1 and 2, recorder, bass/drums.

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LMGiii-15-all-score.pdf LMGiii-15-all-score.pdf
LMGiii-15-drum'n'bass.pdf LMGiii-15-drum'n'bass.pdf
LMGiii-15-v1-guitar,ukulele.pdf LMGiii-15-v1-guitar,ukulele.pdf
LMGiii-15-v1-piano.pdf LMGiii-15-v1-piano.pdf
LMGiii-15-v1-recorder.pdf LMGiii-15-v1-recorder.pdf
LMGiii-15-v2-piano.pdf LMGiii-15-v2-piano.pdf

LMGiii, lesson 14, The End

1 Mar 2018

[28/2/18] Started working on LMGiii Lesson 14, there were the voice 1, voice 2 and drum parts written.


[1/3/18] Created parts: bass and left hand piano, also simplified much of the Voice 2.

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LMGiii-14-all-score.pdf (version 2) LMGiii-14-all-score.pdf (version 2)
LMGiii-14-drum'n'bass.pdf LMGiii-14-drum'n'bass.pdf
LMGiii-14-v1-guitar,ukulele.pdf LMGiii-14-v1-guitar,ukulele.pdf
LMGiii-14-v1-piano.pdf LMGiii-14-v1-piano.pdf
LMGiii-14-v1-recorder.pdf LMGiii-14-v1-recorder.pdf
LMGiii-14-v2-piano.pdf LMGiii-14-v2-piano.pdf
LMGii-14-all-score-version'18-1.pdf LMGii-14-all-score-version'18-1.pdf
LMGiii-14-all-score-version'16.pdf (the old version) LMGiii-14-all-score-version'16.pdf (the old version)

re-Created LMGi, Lessons 2a and 2b

28 Feb 2018

I am learning how to create 2 compositions on one page in Lilypond, and I used a very complicated method so far. But found a much simpler solution and quickly created the content for LMGi, Lessons 2a and 2b.

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LMG-02a+02b-guitar,ukulele.pdf LMG-02a+02b-guitar,ukulele.pdf
LMG-02a+02b-leadsheet.pdf LMG-02a+02b-leadsheet.pdf
LMG-02a+02b-piano.pdf LMG-02a+02b-piano.pdf
LMG-02a+02b-recorder.pdf LMG-02a+02b-recorder.pdf

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