In Lesson 3 and 5 there are some exercises designed to apply some of the concepts presented in the lessons.
It is my hope that you would share your work with the rest of us. You don't have to worry about your work being bashed. This is an encouraging and supportative learning community and we ask all participants to be courteous and polite. this fosters trust, openness and a postive learning environment.
Sharing your work will help you to become more proficient in the material covered. Professors and other learners can also provide constructive evaluation to help you along the way. This is the best way of you knowing that you understand the lessons. Each lesson builds upon each other so it is important to do the exercises and helpful to share them.
Let's try our first lesson:
In Lesson Three, there is an Exercise at the bottom: Melody in Strings Instruments: Double Basses Exercise.
Please take a few minutes to look at the score, work with the accompaniment file (mp3 backing track or midi file) and compose your own double bass melody along with the accompaniment.
Please feel free to post your double bass melody. Let's hear some of the various melodies you can come up with.
Here is a recap of the exercise:
GPO Exercise - Melody in Strings Instruments: Double Basses ExerciseGary Garritan
In this exercise you will experiment with adding a double bass melody to a background track of winds and strings.
1. Click and refer to the background score here
2. Load the backgound track MP3 in your MP3 player or sequencer. For MP3 click here.
3. Load the Basses in Melody MIDI file and it's respective instruments.
For MIDI file click here.
4. Load the solo or section double bass instrument into GPO.
5. Play your own melody along with the background MP3 ir MIDI file.
Try doing your own melodies with the double bass instruments and post them here, or email them to me and I will post them.