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Waterloo Evening Courier (Newspaper) - March 10, 1928, Waterloo, Iowa WATERLOO IOWA WATERLOO EVENING COURIEB SATURDAY MARCH 10 1928 Ask Admihistrator of Missing Franklin Co Mans Estate Courier Special Iowa Falls la March is Jack Stanley is a question raised by publication of a legal notice ask ing lor the appointment of an ad rainjstrator of his estate He lived in this vicinity in 1917 and at one time was employed as a farm hand by Albert Schaffer north of here in Franklin county He saved his money and it is to conserve his interests that this legal step is tak en In a local bank he left in Liberty bonds and a bank balance of about All efforts on the part of the bank to locate the miss ing man proved unavailing Under the a man is declared legally dead after disappearance of seven years While that period lias more than elapsed It is yet hoped he can be located and his savings turned over to him Eventually if he Is not found the funds will be turned into the public school funds as provided by law It was thought he might have Joined the army or navy but no record of any such enlistment can be found in Hardin or Franklin counties Senate Votes to Send Vets Drum Corps to Cuba Meet Des Moines March Iowa senate cast a unanimous vote yesterday to appropriate to defray expenses of the United Span ishAmerican war veterans drum corps and auxiliary drill teams to the national convention at Havana Cuba Oct 1U Senator Frailey Fort Madison Spanish war veteran amended the bill by Senator Baird to include only bonaflde members of either organi zation Frailey charged misuse of the leg islative appropriation of which enabled a drum corps and a drill team to be sent from Iowa to the American Legion convention at Part France last fall COURIER Melody Way CLUB TENTH LESSON t 1927 by W Otto Canoe and I O down the river we float my boat Just you and the river my dog and I The wavelets shimmer they glow they show The sun has grown dimmer the dusk is nlghr IWe shoot the rapids The roaring rapids so wild so Now into the calm bayou and through And on to the rolling bowling sea Otto Miessner Water and Music seem always to have had a fondness for each other The waves beat their rhythms on the shore The brook sings its lovesong to the sea The rivulet and the make own peculiar Music With this wonder Music of Nature for men to marvel at it is not sur prising that poets have made verses and composers have made songs to toe river and the sea Rubinstein wrote an Ocean sohn his Hebrides his Barcarolle I am sure you have often heard the last piece at least Sailors have their chanties with their Yeo Heave Ho Landlub bers too have their rowing boating songs Do you know the famous Volga Boatmen song Even our southern darkies working on the levies could not resist singing to the accompaniment of the mighty Mississippi It seems quite fitting therefore that the Melody Way Club should have its own Boat Song Lightly Row is the favorite piece of all the Melody Way pupils and I hope youTI Uks it too Analyze 1 Rhythm Name the measure sign What kind of measure Which note gets one beat Which note getd two beats Which note gets three beats Study first the rhythm of the melody Only ttaeeHnds of rhythmic measures or motifs are present i at 9 Observe that each phrase is made up of two measures This is the first piece you have had that contains two periods Such a Form is called a Form Altogether the melody contains only six motifs white accompani ment contains but two chords Notice that the phrase a occurs three times that the phrase e is a sequence of the phrase d that a 2 is a sequence of a 1 and that e 2 is a sequence of d 2 Now see if you can follow the diagram or man and play the Melody rom memory Next add the accompaniment You will be amazed to discover how quickly you can memorize pieces by this method of mapping the form or structure 6 The Mood Prom what you hare learned of my intentions in writing the aecom janiment to sound like waves splashing you will know that the L H must play quietly but evenly while the song in the R H sings out Let your Melodies sins under the fingers That is one of the secrets of beau playing Transposition Having learned Lightly Row so quickly and easily in E Major four sharps you might try it in the other five familiar key ol C D F G A Const J J 8 J The first two becamefamiliar to you in Magic third In Baby It is interesting to discover that so long a piece can be composed of so few rhythmic groups is it not Now notice the L H rhythm that accompanies the Melody It keeps going over in eighth notes two to each count but grouped in fours for convenience In arranging this piece I wished this eighth note rhythm to remind you of the lapping of the waves against the sides of the boat as if they were saying 3 skip ping slip ping Count Speak 1 dip ping 2 drip J J Say these words marking time with your foot Drum the rhythm conntinjr time aloud Once you feel the rhythms it is not necessary nor even desirable to keep on tapping and counting The chief value m count ing measures is in analyzing the rhythms and getting or feeling the molHm 2 Melody Study the Key Signature many sharps Name them in order from left to right Where is Do on the staff What is Dos letter name In what key is Lightly Row Name the letter names of Do Re Mi Pa So Locate Tncsc Melodic Motifs in the Piece 1 So Mi Mi many times 2 Pa Ite Re How many times 3 Do He Mi How many times 4 Do Mi So How many times 5 Re Mi Pa How many times G Mi Fa So How many times Play Each Motif and Tlirase Separately 1 On the KeyBoard with KeyFinder 2 At the Piano with KeyFinder 3 At the Piano following notes 3 Harmony At first glance the L H accompaniment appears difficult However yon will soon be pleasantly surprised to find only two chords in the entire old friends the I and V Chords They are broken chords in these forms I l Do Mi So Ml STi 2 Ml Do So Mi How often can you find the first form of I How often can you find the second form of I How often can you find the broken V chord Remember the rhythm of the four eights Play the L H accom paniment first practicing each broken chord separately First on the KeyBoard with ChordFinder Second at the Piano with ChordFinder Third at the Piano following notes 4 Form Before attempting to play Lightly Row with both hands it wil help vou to SK the Form Study this diagram of v Pa Fa phrases sec help vou to K e r ions and periods which I have made to correspond line iflr line with the printed music PERIOD I Phrase Phrase b First Second Section Third Fourth Mai Phrase a a2 b 1 Phrase c b2 Phrase d PERIOD Phrase e d 1 Phrase a d2 fi i I e 1 1 fe2 Phrase I a 1 r i i pi 11 PS i Ycm have learned that chords may be broken up in different ways Review the broken chordforms you have learned already in the following pieces My Pony Happiness Do Ml So Sleep Lady Mi So Do Mi So Do Ml TV 00 Mi Mocking LlghOy TV SO SO 00 Mi Mi Do Mi So Ml Mi Do So Ml Re Ti So Ti So Fa Be So Ti So Tt A1 So Fa Fa So So TI Pa So Fa Experiment also with these forms which are suitable for waltz or threequarter measure Do So Mi Mi Do So So Do Mi So Mi Do V Ti Re So So Re Ti So Pa Ti By experiment I mean 1 Play the chord forms say in E Major 2 Let someone play them while you guess tonenames and letter names 3 Write each in notes on 3x5 cards 4 Let some friend show one card at a tune two you name the kind of chord also tonenames and letter names Then play it Music Vocabulary These chord forms are the harmonic materials with which composers work By studying them you add to your Music rocabnlarr just as you would to your speech vocabulary if you looked up other words mean ing the same as for example hurry hurry hasten quicken rush run You can increase your Melodic vocabulary by familiar figures and inventing sequences loi them 1 Do Re Mi 2 Do Mi 3 So Ml Re Mi Pa Re Pa Fa Re Mi Fa So Mi So Ml Do 4 Do Re Mi Pa 6 So Pa Mi Re Re Mi Fa So Fa Mi Re Do KeyBoard Sequences Furthermore you can begin to escape from your present limited five finger position by playing the above sequences on the piano first in the key of C because all the keys are white For example try this Begin on Do or C and go up the KeyBoard usrng only the first second and third fingers The thumb starts one key higher each time Then try it with the second and fourth fingers Written Transposition It will be fine practice for you to write out one transposition for each piece Follow the first four steps as shown in the ninth lesson so as to irrange your page in an orderly way The signature will depend upon the new key you chooee The time of the notes will be the same as in the original key The position of the notes will depend upon the position of your new teynoteDo Decide then upon which key you will use and sketch upon scratch paper the notes in that key for the following 1 Do Re Mi Fa So 2 I TV VI Thereafter as you write each Melody note or each chord of the piece you are transposing refer to the sketch As in copying take the remaining steps sec ninth 5 Write the transposed Melody 6 Write the words 7 Write the transposed chords Do you think I am asking too much by suggesting that yon copy pieces and write out transpositions Then remember that this more than any other practice will help you to read Music and to memorize it The real joy of making Music comes when you can express yourself freely Listen to the great pianists at concerts thronyh the phonograph in the reproducing piano or on the radio They all play from memory Shall we discover I wonder a Paderewski a Joseph Hofman or a Harold Bauar among the members of the Melody Way Club Test Questions Answers Next Week 1 Name sharps in Lightly Row 2 Name the key 3 How many beats in each measure 4 What kind is the measure 5 Name letter names for Do Re Mi Fa So 6 Name letter names of the I Chord in this key 7 Name letter names for the V Chord in this key 8 How many times does the I Chord occur 9 How many times does the V Chord occur 10 How many periods in Lightly Row L A Major 2 F C G 3 IV Minor Answers to Last Weeks Questions 4 Three 7 Gt D 3 5 A B Ci D E 8 Four 6 A OS E 9 Four 10 Three Lightly Row On lent mt to Sequence Exercises RR t a i 2 3 LR I J I I I IJ J I i a RR 4 499 SSI I 2 331 A j 1 J j 1 j i X i 8 4 13 i a J IM t RH J 3 a i l a 1 1 1 1 Ml t J J 1J etc etc etc Review Pieces If you have any time to spare you should try to play both Lady Bird and Mocking Bird in several other keys say in G and in F Major Look out for that IV minor Remember the L H thumb slides down a half step for this minor chord This makes a list of 11 pieces that you have learned already I won der how many of these you can play In the following keys F Major C Major G Major D Major A Major E Major Let the wind wa ters be Mingled with our cii oil met o srt tf rz 1 Sing and our i i boat ff i 8 P r r P 1 r a P P i r U r r 1 m E MAJOR from BO I to 3 5 tfo ail fa i i CHORDS to E MAJOR t n s e m mi II a mi do IB I Tonic V Dominant I to other keys Demonstrator Player Davidsons 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