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Uke N Sing, Part 2, Session 1- Timestamps

Uke N Sing, Part 2, Session 1- Timestamps

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Susie Davies-Splitter

August 25, 2021
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  1. 1 Uke N Sing' part 2 course - recording info

    SESSION 1 Timestamp Topics Notes 0.00 - 2.11 Introduction and welcome 2.11 - 3.02 Course Goals 3.02 - 3.53 What makes the brain work? 4.24 - 5.09 Session Goals REVISION from part 1 course 5.09 - 6.38 How to hold the ukulele? 6.38 - 7.42 String names and numbers 7.42 - 8.53 Colour and shape system 8.53 - 9.30 Solfa and hand signs 9.30 - 15.30 *Mama Paquita - carnival song from Brazil C & G7 chords Body Percussion Join with the claps Listen to the spoken words Join with the claps Listen to the sung words Join with the pats and shoulder taps Listen to the sung words Play the ukulele Chords and strumming Transfer the pats to the C chord Listen to the song Transfer the shoulder taps to the G7 chord Listen to the song Sing solfa, hand signs and note names In preparation for finger picking Use solfa and hand signs Sing some of the melody in solfa with hand signs Use note names Sing some of the melody with note names Play the ukulele Finger Picking Finger pick individual strings with thumb GGGEC GGGEC GGG…...
  2. 2 Finger pick with the recording GGGEC GGGEC GGG…... Strumming

    with the recording C & G7 chords Recap the learning MORE REVISION from part 1 course 15.30 - 15.51 Reading a chord diagram with colours & shapes G7 chord 15.51 - 18.57 Strumming patterns Down strums - thumb, index finger or finger nails Plectrum or pick - felt rather than plastic Strum up - with thumb nail or index finger Down and up strums - thumb, index finger, finger nails Down strum Duck strum Up and down strum Frog strum Down, down up, down down, up Chicken strum Following the words Rhythm strum Down, down, up, up, down, up Swing strum Mute over the sound hole Slap Quick frog strum Roll 18.57 - 29.05 *Belle Muma - Aboriginal lullaby C & G7 chords Movements and actions Movements Listen to the spoken words Movements Listen to the sung words Preparing to play the chords Follow the beat to prepare the chords - C & G7 Put the beat on knees and shoulders - 2 beats on each Follow the actions and sing the song Do the actions and sing the song
  3. 3 Alternate between tapping knees & shoulders Pat knees and

    tap shoulders - alternate with 4 taps on each Play the ukulele Duck strum with thumb Play 2 duck strums on each chord - alternating between C & G7 Duck strum -doubling (double speed) Play 4 duck strums on each chord - alternating between C & G7 Duck strum Try with thumb, index finger and nails Finger picking accompaniment (FPA) Using TIMR fingers TIMR fingering Thumb, index, middle and ring fingers Play individual strings C chord - TIMR 4321 strings then G7 chord - TIMR 4321 strings Doubling (double speed) challenge C chord - TIMRTIMR then G7 chord - TIMRTIMR Play the ukulele With the recording Duck strum with thumb Slow version Play individual strings C chord - TIMR 4321 strings then G7 chord - TIMR 4321 strings Doubling (double speed) challenge C chord - TIMRTIMR then G7 chord - TIMRTIMR Hear the round - 2 parts Duck strum -doubling (double speed) Play 4 duck strums on each chord - alternating between C & G7 Recap the learning Analyse the chord chart 4 bar repeating pattern (ostinato) Time signature 4/4 - 4 beats in each bar/measure C chord Represents one strum Strums Diagonal lines Repeat marking 2 lines with 2 dots at the end of a piece TIMR fingering 29.05 - 38.30 *Cha Cha Groove C & G7 chords Body Percussion Cha cha rhythm Clap, pat, click or stamp the rhythm Cha cha rhythm Click or stamp the rhythm in the Verses and listen to the song
  4. 4 Cha cha rhythm Clap the rhythm in the chorus

    and listen to the melody Preparing to play the chords Copy the rhythm in Verses & Chorus Pat knees for the C chord and tap shoulders for the G7 chord Recap the learning Analyse the chord chart 8 bar repeating pattern (ostinato) Time signature 4/4 - 4 beats in each bar/measure Look at the pattern Play the ukulele Verse Cha cha rhythm Chorus Cha cha rhythm Chicken strum throughout Swing strum Play the ukulele With the recording Verses - claps & pats Transfer to C and G7 chords Chorus - claps Transfer to strums Chicken strum Finger picking TIMR x 2 per bar Swing strum Turn around Special ending A different way to read the chords Chord letters inserted to the left of the lyrics 38.30 - 48.05 *Gospel medley - C, C7, F & G7 Oh when the ukes' (Saints) & 'I'm gonna sing' Analyse the chord chart 8 bar repeating pattern (ostinato) Time signature 4/4 - 4 beats in each bar/measure Look at the pattern Actions I'm gonna sing
  5. 5 Copy the actions Listen to the spoken words Copy

    the actions Listen to the sung words Oh when the ukes Join with the clicks Listen to the sung words Preparing to play the chords on your body C chord = pats; C7 chord = crossing over; Copy the actions F chord = claps; G7 chord = shoulders Solfa and hand signs C chord = do; C7 chord = crossing over; F chord = fa; G7 chord = so Put the chords on your body and sing together Play the ukulele Chicken strums Down down up down down up Revising all of the chords C, C7, F & G7 Finger picking With TIMR fingering twice per bar/measure Swing strum - fast then slower Down down up up down up Play the ukulele With the recording Chicken strum Down down up down down up Duck strum Down down down down Finger picking With TIMR fingering twice per bar/measure Swing strum Down down up up down up Finger picking With TIMR fingering twice per bar/measure Recap the learning 48.05 - 48.56 Practice & preparation 7 minute rule Play for at least 7 mins per day x 5 times per week Tuning - clip on tuner or app Tune before every lesson and every practice
  6. 6 48.56 - 59.06 Q&A Songs are in bold *All

    songs have been written and/or arranged and recorded by Susie & Phil *All songs are used with permission and part of the Blackbelt Ukulele 2 Series Some songs are available on music platforms such as Spotify, Apple Music and Itunes. All songs with lyrics, notation, teacher notes and audio tracks are available to purchase from www.welcometomusic.net Uke N Sing, Part 2 Course with Susie and Phil – Session 1 Susie Davies-Splitter and Phil Splitter Welcome to Music www.welcometomusic.net Copying this video is not permitted