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    Eliza Jane Fyfe
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    Here are all your notes for each lesson!

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  • #11247

    Eliza Jane Fyfe
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    @Eliza-Fyfe
    Points: 125

    25.8.18

    Make You Feel My Love:
    – Just beautiful for your voice and great for focussed held notes and expression
    – Have a listen to All I Ask and Love In The Dark possibly for the Halloween Showcase?
    – Practice to track I emailed! 2 different versions to enjoy!

    #10898

    Eliza Jane Fyfe
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    @Eliza-Fyfe
    Points: 125

    13.7.18

    No More Tears (Enough Is Enough):
    – Fabulous choice and suits you both so well! Amazing high notes and energy!
    – Have a listen to the separate parts I’ve emailed to be able to practice each part more easily. I have also included versions with both vocals and the blank one to sing to!
    – Keep the chorus and off-beat staccato parts light and accented rather than over-pushed
    – Use the below document to see who sings what; you might want to add to the end bit!

    https://docs.google.com/document/d/19WfpspiXHXNYLy3iKwPS9U_s7EVGCepeM4Rnkk4UXvE/edit?usp=sharing

    #10457

    Eliza Jane Fyfe
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    @Eliza-Fyfe
    Points: 125

    19.5.18

    At Last:
    – Use the sheet music for notes
    – Listen to Etta James for the feel of the rhythm
    – Add your own style
    – Don’t forget the runs
    – Lovely vibrato!

    Sing with the backing track I emailed to you, as well as the sheet music 🙂

    #10402

    Eliza Jane Fyfe
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    @Eliza-Fyfe
    Points: 125

    7.5.18

    Warm Ups:
    – Bringing out chest voice with scales, slides and na/yeahs!

    More Than Words:
    – Listen and sing along just to the low harmony (emailed a student’s version)
    – Then try and sing a made up higher harmony

    Torn:
    – Sing a low harmony (there’s a bit of backing vocals to follow in the song)

    In The Air Tonight:
    – Great work catching up with that soprano part! You’re up to speed 🙂

    #7359

    Eliza Jane Fyfe
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    @Eliza-Fyfe
    Points: 125

    15.12.17 – Duet with Rob

    Somethin’ Stupid:
    – Sounds great – listen back to another fab recording!

    4.12.17 – Duet with Rob

    Warm Ups:
    – Scales & Arpeggios: Great blending and going at your own pace
    – Great work with the 3 note and 5 note harmony scales

    Somethin’ Stupid:
    – Really good work doing this a cappella in order to work out the way the notes move together and listen to each other – a skill in itself!
    – Work on smoothing the phrasing and making sure you’re bang in time with each other
    – It really does sound wonderful!

    #5169

    Eliza Jane Fyfe
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    @Eliza-Fyfe
    Points: 125

    26.10.17

    Warm Ups:
    – Excellent major and minor scale and arpeggio comparisons! Without the aid of the piano 😉

    Cry Me A River
    – Simply beautiful! Can’t wait to hear you perform it!
    – Just make sure you don’t rush the line after “plebeian”
    – Go over the outro a bit more (use recording emailed to you to help)
    – Listen to the recording of the full song that I emailed to you as well 🙂

    #3321

    Eliza Jane Fyfe
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    @Eliza-Fyfe
    Points: 125

    9.10.17

    Warm Ups:
    – Mm-eh

    Cry Me A River:
    – Hummed in a chestier tone, great work at staying in the same key!
    – Beautiful phrasing
    – Breathing – correct posture and connection to your core
    – Singing with karaoke: Amazing control! Very emotional performance
    – High ad lib at the end – gradually climb up the notes
    – Beautiful onset power for “now”
    – Ease off on “you” to help with breathing
    – You’ve found your voice and passion
    – Repeat “you drove me” – so you have more time to build dynamics through the song as it all repeats!

    #3000

    Eliza Jane Fyfe
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    @Eliza-Fyfe
    Points: 125

    25.9.17

    Warm Ups:
    – Starting on G: Scales into arpeggios on na/yeah to find your chest voice

    Cry Me A River (Em)
    – F# starting note. Great work doing this a cappella
    – If your voice breaks on a particular word e.g. “being”, then just soften it to iron out the change in your voice
    – Beautiful chest tone and phrasing is a lot better when you change where you breathe
    – Not too strong on the head voice when coming out of a strong chest voice
    – Middle section: Beautiful dynamics when you found that gorgeous, rich chest voice and then lightly into head voice again
    – Strong on the last line into “noooow” then a breath!

    Feeling Good (Gm)
    – Starting note G
    – Great that you’re putting your own spin on it – you understand the pentatonic scale and are able to play around with it
    – Try doing the 3rd verse the way Muse do it as there’s very interesting changes in range!

    Just be brave with the chest voice – it makes a huge difference to your power and the tone is great!

    Now try singing with the backing tracks emailed to you 🙂

    #1938

    Eliza Jane Fyfe
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    @Eliza-Fyfe
    Points: 125

    11.9.17

    Warm Ups:
    Interval patterns (scales and arpeggios)
    – 1 2 3 4 5 4 3 2 1
    – 1 3 5 8 5 3 1
    – 1 3 5 8 7 5 4 2 1

    Feeling Good:
    – Practice making your way round the pentatonic notes confidently and finding your jazzy chest voice!
    – Lots of versions to listen to online – Nina Simone, Muse (my favourite!) and many more

    Sing along to this (comes straight in)

    A version I did as a guide:

    #1937

    Eliza Jane Fyfe
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    @Eliza-Fyfe
    Points: 125

    10.8.17

    Warm Ups:
    – Keep working on finding your deep chesty/jazzy tone as it sounds great! Keep it going as you sing higher
    – Great work with the pentatonic scale in E, with the addition of . Here are the notes to practice:
    E G A Bb B D

    Cry Me A River:
    – This sounded beautiful and I loved the depth and phrasing as you got into it
    – Keep working on the timing and the notes for the second section

    #1936

    Eliza Jane Fyfe
    Participant
    @Eliza-Fyfe
    Points: 125

    12.7.17

    Great first lesson, here are some warm ups attached to start you off. You took to these very naturally and have a great ear and wonderful voice with good vibrato.

    First Lesson Notes:

    The folk songs were lovely – thanks for showing me – also I loved hearing Finnish for the first time!

    Summertime (find attached, starts 5 secs in)
    – This was lovely in a lower key. Take your time – there’s more time to be free and late with the notes and phrasing

    Cry Me A River (find karaoke attached):
    – Loving the lower key for your voice
    – Great to practice changing from head to chest voice as it covers a large range just in the first line!

    http://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/ellafitzgerald/summertime.html

    Let’s try Eva Cassidy next time!

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