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  • Carol O'Connell
    I really had a great time in your classes at Lilies. Thanks for teaching them! Conna ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    Message 1 of 3 , Jul 1, 2009
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      I really had a great time in your classes at Lilies. Thanks for teaching
      them!
      Conna

      On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 1:22 PM, pitykelfin <pitykelfin@...> wrote:

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      >
      > Hi, sightsingers!
      >
      > Christian, your question is a really good one.
      >
      > There are no rules for learning sightsinging, so you should use whatever
      > system seems to work for you. I think that the easiest way to do things,
      > however, is to use "1" for the tonic note, no matter what key you are in. In
      > a minor key, that will mean that "3" is lower than it is in a major key. (It
      > might mean even weirder changes, if the song is in, for example, Dorian or
      > Phrygian mode.) If you keep the tonic as "1", though, you remind yourself
      > and your ear of which note is the most important in the piece. You also
      > avoid singing lots of "6"s and "2"s and other odd numbers.
      >
      > I hope that is helpful.
      >
      > Sincerely,
      > Kasha
      >
      >
      >


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