Today, Classic Festival Solos, Vol. 1, which is already in the Solo library, now has an assessable counterpart with on screen notation! This means that students can have the benefit of using SmartMusic’s assessment features, especially during the learning phase. Knowing which notes and rhythms are being played correctly (and incorrectly) from the beginning makes a big difference in the learning process. After the notes and rhythms are set, students can use the non-assessable accompaniment to put on the final musical touches using the Follow Me feature.
First, here are the instruments in the collection:
|Title||Publisher||Music Type||Pepper Level|
|Classic Festival Solos for Alto Clarinet||CPP/Belwin||Solos||VE-A|
|Classic Festival Solos for Alto Saxophone||CPP/Belwin||Solos||VE-A|
|Classic Festival Solos for Baritone (B.C.)||CPP/Belwin||Solos||VE-M|
|Classic Festival Solos Baritone Saxophone||CPP/Belwin||Solos||E-A|
|Classic Festival Solos for Bass Clarinet||CPP/Belwin||Solos||E-M|
|Classic Festival Solos for Bassoon||CPP/Belwin||Solos||E-M|
|Classic Festival Solos for Clarinet||CPP/Belwin||Solos||VE-M|
|Classic Festival Solos for Flute||CPP/Belwin||Solos||E-M|
|Classic Festival Solos for French Horn||CPP/Belwin||Solos||E-ME|
|Classic Festival Solos for Oboe||CPP/Belwin||Solos||E-M|
|Classic Festival Solos for Tenor Saxophone||CPP/Belwin||Solos||E-M|
|Classic Festival Solos for Trombone||CPP/Belwin||Solos||VE-M|
|Classic Festival Solos for Trumpet||CPP/Belwin||Solos||E-M|
|Classic Festival Solos for Tuba||CPP/Belwin||Solos||E-M|
After searching and finding the collection, this is what the search results look like. Notice the column named On Screen and the green check marks. This shows the music that is on screen and assessable. To open the Follow Me solo, open the collection with no check mark in the column.
The solo without notation but with the Follow Me feature looks like this:
As so many teachers and students have said, being able to use the assessment feature speeds up the learning process so the musical aspects can be sooner addressed.
Stay tuned-more assessable solos to come!
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