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MES MUSIC

By Woods, Brian

                                          Inserted Image  Marquette Elementary   Inserted Image

                                                                                     Music

 

                      Mr. Woods - e-mail - bwoods@dist102.org

 

                 WELCOME TO MUSIC

 

What's going on for 1st Semester....

 

Kindergarten:

         Introduction to basic musical concepts:

                                                 * vocal tone color

                                                 * steady beat

                                                 * dynamics

                                                 * pitch

                                                 * duration          

 

1st Grade

           Continue learning about musical concepts:

                                                 * beat / no beat

                                                 * vocal tone color

                                                 * melody / no melody

                                                 * tone color of instruments

                                                 * dynamics

                                                 * beat - strong beat

                                                 * tone color - environmental sounds

                                                 * pitch

                                                 * tempo - fast and slow

                                                 * tempo - accelerando / ritardando

                                                 * duration

                                                

2nd Grade

             Continue learning about musical concepts:

                                                 * beat - feeling a steady beat

                                                 * beat - strong / weak beats

                                                 * meter - 2/4, 3/4, 4/4

                                                 * tone color - environmental sounds

                                                 * tone color - musical qualities

                                                 * melody - moving upward & downward

                                                 * musical form - introduction & coda

                                                 * tone color of instruments - strings

                                                 * musical style - folk vs. rock

                                                 * musical form - AB, ABAB, verse & refrain

                                                 * melody and harmony

                                                 * duration

               

                  Introduction to listening journals

                                                 * listen to different styles of music

                                                           of varied time periods

                                                 * answer the question of "what I like

                                                           about this piece"

                                                 * draw a picture of what is imagined

                                                           while listening to the assigned selection

        Examples......

                                   - N. Rimsky-Korsakov   Flight of the Bumblebee

                                   - G. Rossini   Overture to The Barber of Seville

                                   - W. A. Mozart    Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

                                   - J.P. Sousa   The Stars and Stripes Forever

                                   - L van Beethoven   Symphony No. 5 in C minor

                                   - J. S. Bach   Toccata and Fugue in D minor

 

 

 

 

                                                                   

 

 

 

 

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