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  • #3338

    Eliza Jane Fyfe
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    Here are all your lesson notes!

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  • #9220

    Eliza Jane Fyfe
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    @Eliza-Fyfe
    Points: 90

    7.2.18

    Rewired:
    – Great harmony work today – try out the lower chorus harmony as in the recording

    All You Need Is Love:
    – Thanks for recording and filming your line today!

    #9143

    Eliza Jane Fyfe
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    @Eliza-Fyfe
    Points: 90

    31.1.18

    Warm Ups:
    – Gentle slides at the end of scales to warm up a poorly voice!

    Turning Tables:
    – Follow the notes on the score and be aware of where I’ve redded
    – No extra runs, not even the same as Adele in places!
    – Watch the chorus rhythm

    #8988

    Eliza Jane Fyfe
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    @Eliza-Fyfe
    Points: 90

    16.1.18

    Updated 2018 Plan:
    – Record/film and put on Soundcloud (yourself at home)
    – Songwriting (Register interest in Katie Thomas’s Songwriting Circle: either on the student forum or Facebook group)
    – Come to the next Teacher Open Mic Night

    Songwriting Process:
    – Went through guitar parts until you were happy with the arrangement
    – Wrote down various thoughts in your head on your phone notes
    – Put what felt right with the chords!

    New Song:
    – Middle 8: 1 2 voice then hold last chord as you sing the high note
    – Dramatic pause, then strummed double chorus sung an octave higher (second chorus a little varied with some ad lib/head voice colour!)
    – Sing from your gut and not too much glottal stop/
    – High/head voice “self”

    Pick a song for filming next time

    #8364

    Eliza Jane Fyfe
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    @Eliza-Fyfe
    Points: 90

    2.12.18

    Last year review:
    – Goal-focussed lessons with showcase performance & GCSE projects
    – Moving onto songwriting

    TODAY:

    Rewired:
    – Varied chorus melody is much improved
    – Diction much improved
    – Middle 8: 6/8 strumming – love it but take it higher from the 3rd
    – Sing the G minor natural scale over the chords and take it higher. This gives you all the notes you have available for a melody in order to get more ideas! I liked the idea where you belt “used to” on the Bb
    – 3rd and 4th line start on Eb
    – Do a long, wavering note on “to” to climax to the final chorus!
    – Try and vary final chorus with some head voice

    Target:
    – Record and put on Soundcloud
    – Film for Youtube
    – More open mics

    #7541

    Eliza Jane Fyfe
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    @Eliza-Fyfe
    Points: 90

    19.12.17

    Rewired:
    – Great chords, structure and lyrics!
    – Vary the melody in the chorus, adding runs, high notes and add a Gm7 chord
    – Diction – I need to hear the words!
    – I love the “oo”‘s as they’re not over-used
    – Rhythm: 6/8 in the strummed chords too! Get your guitar teacher to help you
    – Belt with the strummed chords

    #7055

    Eliza Jane Fyfe
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    @Eliza-Fyfe
    Points: 90

    6.12.17 – Duet lesson with Sylvia

    Half The World Away:
    – Really great work on this! The harmonies are lush and your voices sound great together
    – Practice the new harmonies emailed to you
    – Have a listen to your full recording emailed to you – make sure you’re synchronised – especially for the last bit!

    #7016

    Eliza Jane Fyfe
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    @Eliza-Fyfe
    Points: 90

    29.11.17 – Duet lesson with Sylvia

    Warm Ups:
    – Great work synchronising the Bella Senora Lucky 7 a cappella!

    Half The World Away (Lyric doc: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1k4KH9zWg0UzGzfw3ANxAx5MJ0z2lPXXX75ltZncnNrI/edit?usp=sharing):
    – Sounds beautiful – listen to the harmonies recorded so you remember what you were doing!
    – Practice away from lessons if you can. In the meantime, sing to this:

    It’s higher than you were playing it – I can lower it if need be!

    #6021

    Eliza Jane Fyfe
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    @Eliza-Fyfe
    Points: 90

    7.11.17

    Youth:
    https://www.musicnotes.com/sheetmusic/mtd.asp?ppn=MN0126085

    The Cave:
    https://www.sheetmusicdirect.com/se/ID_No/84354/Product.aspx

    Prefer The Cave for your voice and sounds good on the guitar too! Hope it goes well, send me a clip. Good luck!

    We’ll decide about Christmas duets next time but have a look at the list when I send it out!

    #4337

    Eliza Jane Fyfe
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    @Eliza-Fyfe
    Points: 90

    23.10.17

    Warm Ups:
    – Good work going from major to minor unaccompanied – harder for the arpeggios so keep working on them!

    Halloween Showcase:

    “Heathens”

    All my friends are heathens, take it slow
    Wait for them to ask you who you know
    Please don’t make any sudden moves
    You don’t know the half of the abuse
    All my friends are heathens, take it slow
    Wait for them to ask you who you know
    Please don’t make any sudden moves
    You don’t know the half of the abuse

    Welcome to the room of people
    Who have rooms of people that they loved one day
    Docked away
    Just because we check the guns at the door
    Doesn’t mean our brains will change from hand grenades
    You’re loving on the psychopath sitting next to you
    You’re loving on the murderer sitting next to you
    You’ll think, “How’d I get here, sitting next to you?”
    But after all I’ve said, please don’t forget

    All my friends are heathens, take it slow
    Wait for them to ask you who you know
    Please don’t make any sudden moves
    You don’t know the half of the abuse

    We don’t deal with outsiders very well
    They say newcomers have a certain smell
    You have trust issues, not to mention
    They say they can smell your intentions
    You’re loving on the freakshow sitting next to you
    You’ll have some weird people sitting next to you
    You’ll think “How did I get here, sitting next to you?”
    But after all I’ve said, please don’t forget

    (Higher)
    All my friends are heathens, take it slow
    Wait for them to ask you who you know

    (Low)
    All my friends are heathens, take it slow
    Wait for them to ask you who you know
    Please don’t make any sudden moves
    You don’t know the half of the abuse

    (Higher)
    All my friends are heathens, take it slow
    Wait for them to ask you who you know
    All my friends are heathens, take it slow
    Wait for them to ask you who you know

    (Low)
    Why’d you come? You knew you should have stayed
    I tried to warn you just to stay away
    And now they’re outside ready to bust
    It looks like you might be one of us

    – Work on the 2nd and final verse a little more
    – Really spit the words out, make it really creepy!
    – Listen to the recording I emailed to you for variations of the higher melodies and just make it your own
    – You rocked it! Great low notes too!

    #3351

    Eliza Jane Fyfe
    Participant
    @Eliza-Fyfe
    Points: 90

    11.10.17

    Nightcall:
    – Listen to it and if you like it, it would really suit your voice if you fancy learning it!

    Heathens:
    – Slow it down and pronounce the words (every letter needs to be clear)

    Ghost:
    – Big range – work on the higher chorus, splitting the chest and head voice (you can use more chest voice than you think
    – Barely move your jaw for the high chorus, just focus on the resonance in your mouth and power from your diaphragm:

    Praise You:
    – Work on syncopation on piano in the chorus
    – Be careful with left hand finger positions
    – Last line of verse 2 chords: Db Eb Bb

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