Workshop 05 - Naname Composition and Choreography

Date: 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 10:00 to 12:00
Room: 
Large Classroom
Student should bring: 

nagado bachi (usually larger diameter, harder "kashi" wood)
earplugs

Class syllabus: 

welcome
- workshop plans, terms

Thoughts on choreography

- otsuri variations
-- demo
-- fuchi opportunities: 6-oclock Spread
-- flow: Deli Slicer
-- independence: D.S. into M3
-- link/break/flourish
-- create own otsuri variant: RLLR or LRRL

- "relevance scale"
-- revise individuals' otsuri
-- demo with Tribeca

practice: rhythm, sticking, flow, independence, my concept
- ignoring others
- shared jiuchi
- taking turns

- choreo Q/A
-- 1) create the movement 2) prioritize the strike
-- feet follow function
-- gaze

Approaches to composition

- literal composition: Coyote Hill Trio, f(z)=z^2+c, Six Degrees, Err
-- demo with "Stanford" (12332122 as tone, mov't arrangement)

- named phrases: Matsuri Crashers, Jack Bazaar

- sung and recorded: Squarepusher
-- excerpt 1: Grv I
-- excerpt 2: Plr 3 feature

Q/A

Teacher(s): 
Kris Bergstrom

Classes in this Course

Date Title
Mon, March 24, 2014 Workshop 01 - Naname Fundamentals
Mon, March 24, 2014 Workshop 02 - Matsuri Crashers Essentials
Tue, March 25, 2014 Workshop 03 - Hachijo
Tue, March 25, 2014 Workshop 04 - Odaiko Fundamentals
Wed, March 26, 2014 Workshop 05 - Naname Composition and Choreography
Wed, March 26, 2014 Workshop 06 - Small Drum Fundamentals
Thu, March 27, 2014 Workshop 07 - Improvisation
Thu, March 27, 2014 Workshop 08 - Timing
Fri, March 28, 2014 Workshop 09 - Hachijo and Odaiko
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