[HTL-75] 2-5-1-6 Progression – Bossa – Modulate from C – G – C
Start with Harps Tuned in C  

[HTL-75-210520 – HARP TIME LIVE #75 – Thu. May. 20, 2021]

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In which we use the words “Bellica-Bellica-Belly-Belly-Belly” to internalize the rhythm of the Baroque Flamenco variations, the Cadenza and the soundboard slaps

 

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16:31:44 From Melinda Ostrander-Aviles to Everyone : The Academy IS the playground!
16:32:36 From Sally to Everyone : Hi Cindy, Janice, & iPad(2)
16:35:00 From DHC to Everyone : https://www.hipharp.com/blog/42309
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16:36:32 From DHC to Everyone : https://www.hipharp.com/academy/
16:37:00 From Melinda Ostrander-Aviles to Everyone : anything without flats!
16:37:32 From Heather F to Everyone : Modulations are good for mind and body and musical health LOL
16:37:53 From Melinda Ostrander-Aviles to Everyone : I guess I could leave out the third
16:38:24 From Harpie 2 to Everyone : Super I have the same question, Joke.
16:38:59 From Yael Yaniv Perry to Everyone : thanks! it will be great
16:39:03 From Sally to Everyone : Joke, I put up a chat replay for Cosita Latina. It’s on the chat replay page in the Academy
16:39:10 From Heather F to Everyone : Joke sounds like and office hours thing could help
16:39:50 From Laurie Stringer to Everyone : Just want to say hello from New Zealand. It’s my first HTL. 😘
16:40:03 From Harpie 2 to Everyone : modulations with a cool rythm? Latino rhythm?
16:40:34 From Melinda Ostrander-Aviles to Everyone : Welcome Laurie!
16:44:46 From Harpie 2 to Everyone : Wow, Carol is sitting outside in the woods? Looks nice.
17:02:49 From Carol Henley to Everyone : it looks like you are playing the bass note with your 4th finger, and something (two notes?) with your thumb? I’m ignorant about strides.
17:09:15 From Stefanie Bieber to Everyone : The left thumb plays the octave
17:10:28 From Eva-Marie to Everyone : Thank You Very Much! That’s fun! Sorry I have to leave.
17:12:31 From Carol Henley to Everyone : Thanks, Stefanie
17:25:22 From Lynne Lapidus to Everyone : Welcome, Laurie!!!
17:25:41 From Heather F to Everyone : My brain is developing large muscles…?
17:25:52 From Pam Jurgens to Everyone : Thinking how cool inversions sound
17:26:14 From debra Sawyer to Everyone : exploring all the notes in the progressions of c and G allowing discovery for improv, yes stride too
17:26:16 From Teddy Jones to Everyone : I always raise from the bottom up and lower from the top down and ON A BEAT.
17:26:19 From Cathy Hornby to Everyone : This was soooo goood! Once I relaxed in my right hand went off on its own and played – as in being playful – loved it!
17:26:24 From Kimberly’s iPad to Everyone : Helpful to just look at that bottom finger and let the others follow—really helped me as a new player.
17:26:31 From Cherrie Mooney to Everyone : Can play anything that sounds good with 2516251.
17:26:48 From Yael Yaniv Perry to Everyone : it was great! a great exercise to the brain.
17:26:57 From Gail to Everyone : Thank you for the great modulation exercises. It was a lot of fun.
17:27:10 From Carol Henley to Everyone : I had to be OK with absorbing some of this, but my brain would not absorb all of it. And that’s OK
17:27:14 From Cathy Hornby to Everyone : Makes your hands dance!
17:27:18 From Harpie 2 to Everyone : It was fun and it helped me, when you sing some rhythm, it gaves me new ideas.
17:27:29 From Connie Loporto to Everyone : i love the numbers
17:27:38 From cherie Mafey to Everyone : Liked the patterns with the right hand, and the 9’s
17:27:45 From Barb Lawson to Everyone : I could coordinate the different shapes like thirds but only with my right hand. I’ll try to add my left this week.
17:27:56 From Joke Verdoold to Everyone : It was so much fun, I now could play the 9 chords along in the rhytme
17:28:00 From Cathy Hornby to Everyone : Also I got a new ‘shape’ for my right hand
17:28:20 From Tovelah Hirsch to Everyone : Hands seemed to keep the shape, nice to practice the lowering & raising the F while playing the right hand. Modulating very clear.
17:29:13 From Lynne Lapidus to Everyone : I’m getting more and more of this….I started revoicing before you announced it because I remember you teaching it many times before….now I can finally follow along with it!
17:29:43 From Connie Loporto to Everyone : my new apple system with a bigger processor may help me keep up. Got lost in somerset lol
17:30:01 From Lesley Macleod to Everyone : I loved this ! The number game was such a great way of learning the progression and the 9ths and the inversions all in one go and my body loved it too!
17:30:20 From Heather F to Everyone : We all became fabulous in less than an hour – this is awesome
17:30:23 From Teddy Jones to Everyone : The nnth inversion worked for me when I saw the root of the chord was followed by the next two adjacent note. Cool!
17:30:48 From Laurie Stringer to Everyone : Great to join in today! I’ll be back 😘 I’ve also been taking quick notes so I can remember what I’m learning. Do you make any notes available for your classes? Cheers
17:31:51 From Connie Loporto to Everyone : i learnt if you say key of G 2, 3, 5, etc is next etc key of C D is 2 G the A is 2 etc. I love it
17:32:17 From Lynne Lapidus to Everyone : this was a variant of Don’t Get Caught Anymore
17:32:20 From Lesley Macleod to Everyone : Just wanted to give a suggestion for jung at harp could you talk about transitions?
17:32:35 From Joke Verdoold to Everyone : Can we look at that afterwards?
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17:32:44 From Connie Loporto to Everyone : I got it. Don’t know what to expect but I always come home with more
17:32:51 From DHC to Everyone : https://www.hipharp.com/academy/
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17:33:26 From Connie Loporto to Everyone : See you in 1/2 hr
17:33:28 From Joke Verdoold to Everyone : Wish everybody goodnight. Have fun.
17:33:28 From Nancy Cochran to Everyone : Sppp Relaxing! Thank you, Deborah!

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