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    SINGING

    (natural voice)

    PLAYING

    CREATING

    LISTENING

    (& responding)

    READING/

    NOTATION

    RHYTHM

    steady beat

    steady beat

    steady beat

    steady beat

     

    patterns

              

    patterns

                    

    patterns

             

    patterns

                  

    patterns

        

    meter groupings: introduce 6/8, duple, triple, mixed

    meter groupings:  introduce 6/8, duple, triple, mixed

    meter groupings: introduce 6/8, duple, triple, mixed

    meter groupings:  introduce 6/8, duple, triple, mixed

    meter groupings:  introduce 6/8, duple, triple, mixed

    MELODY

    melodic contour

    steps/skips/repeats

    steps/skips/repeats

    steps/skips/repeats

    steps/skips/repeats

    d-r-m-s-l-d1

    f-t, low s1-l1

    d-t1-d

    pentatonic melodies

    pentatonic melodies

    d-r-m-s-l-d1

    f-t, low s1-l1

    d-t1-d

    pentatonic melodies

    d-r-m-f-s-l-t-d1

    (diatonic scale)

    B-A-G-E-D-C1-D1-F-C (F#) on  soprano recorder

    B-A-G-E-D-C1-D1- F-C (F#) on soprano recorder

    scale patterns

    B-A-G-E-D-C1-D1-F-C (F#) on soprano recorder

    scale patterns &

    steps/skips/repeats

    scale patterns

     

    question/answer phrases

    identify tonal center as major (do), or minor (la)

    musical alphabet

    in-tune singing

    pitch matching

    size/source/pitch

     

    5-line treble staff

    absolute pitch names

    good vocal tone

    production

    question/answer phrases

     

     

    key signatures:  to locate do

    folk & traditional song repertoire

    phrasing, slurs and correct articulation

     

    explore notation of familiar songs

    HARMONY

    major/minor changes

    chord changes

    vocal & instrumental ostinato

    chord changes

    ostinato

    2 and 3 part  rounds

    bordun and ostinato

     

    ostinato

     

    2 part rhythmic score

    partner songs

    partner songs

    2 and 3 part rounds

    2 and 3 part rounds

    descants

    descants

    identify tonal center as do (major), or la (minor)

     

     

    various textures (few/many)

    FORM

    AB, ABA, AABA

    AB, ABA,  AABA

    AB, ABA, AABA

    AB, ABA,  AABA

    AB, ABA, AABA

    musical phrases

    musical phrases

    musical phrases

    musical phrases

    musical phrases

    rondo 

    rondo 

    rondo 

    rondo 

    rondo 

    intro, coda

    intro, coda

    intro, coda

    intro, coda

    intro, coda

    interlude

    interlude

    interlude

    interlude

    interlude

     

    theme and variation

    theme and variation

    theme and variation

    theme and variation

    EXPRESSIVE QUALITITES

    tempo

    tempo

    tempo

    tempo

        P     F            I   b               

      slur  

    dynamics

    dynamics

    dynamics

    dynamics

    timbre

    timbre

    timbre

    timbre

    American folk and patriotic music

     

     

    instrument families

    music of many cultures

     

     

    music of U.S.A. and  many cultures