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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: 6/8, duple, triple, mixed, time sig.

    meter groupings: 6/8, duple, triple, mixed, time sig.

    meter groupings: 6/8, duple, triple, mixed, time sig.

    meter groupings: 6/8, duple, triple, mixed, time sig.

    meter groupings:

     6/8, duple, triple, mixed, time sig.

    MELODY

    steps/skips/repeats

    steps/skips/repeats

    steps/skips/repeats

    steps/skips/repeats

    steps/skips/repeats

    pentatonic and diatonic melodies in C, G, and F

    pentatonic and diatonic melodies in C, G, and F

    pentatonic and  diatonic melodies in C, G, and F

    d-r-m-s-l-d1

    f-t, low s1-l1

    d-t1-d

    pentatonic and diatonic melodies in C, G, and F

    d-r-m-f-s-l-t-d1-s1-l1-t1 (diatonic)

    melodies in C, G, & F

    B-A-G-E-D-C1-D1-F-C- F#- Bb (E1) on soprano recorder

    B-A-G-E-D-C1-D1- F-C- F#- Bb  (E1) on soprano recorder

    scale patterns

    B-A-G-E-D-C1-D1-F-C- F#- Bb  (E1) on soprano recorder

    monophonic, polyphonic, homophonic melody

    whole and half steps (m-f  & t-d)

    scale patterns

     

    scale patterns

    Explore how one melody can be performed in several styles.

    staff notation:  key & time signatures

    major scale pattern

    w-w-h-w-w-w-h

    question/answer phrases

    question/answer phrases

    reading a score in keys of  C, G, &  F

    in-tune singing w/

    good vocal tone

    production, in

    major and minor

    scale patterns

     

    scale patterns

     

    explore notation of familiar songs

     

    improvise melodies, that retain tonal center, metric and harmonic consistency

     

    transpose familiar melodies: C, G, & F

    folk & traditional song repertoire

     

     

    create and notate an original melody

    HARMONY

    major/minor changes

    chord changes

    I-V and  I-IV-V in C, G, D and F

    vocal & instrumental ostinato and

    vocal & instrumental  harmony

    chord changes

    I-V and  I-IV-V in C, G, D and F

    ostinato

    2 part rhythmic score

    2 & 3 part  rounds

    bordun & ostinato

    ostinato

    2 & 3 part rounds

    partner songs

    partner songs

    create a textural accompaniment for a familiar song using percussion and melodic instruments

    2 & 3 part rounds

    descants

    descants

    descants

    chordal and textural harmonies: monophonic, polyphonic, homophonic

    harmonies in parallel 3rds and 6ths

    harmonies in parallel 3rds & 6ths

    various instruments, alone and in groups

    FORM

    AB, ABA, AABA

    AB, ABA,  AABA

    AB, ABA, AABA

    AB, ABA,  AABA

    AB, ABA, AABA

    rondo 

    rondo 

    rondo 

    rondo 

    rondo 

    intro, coda, interlude

    intro, coda,  interlude

    intro, coda,  interlude

    intro, coda, interlude

    intro, coda, interlude

    sonata form

    theme and variations

    theme and variations

    theme and variations

    theme and variations

     

    sonata form

    sonata form

    symphony, orchestra, band, opera, ballet, musical theatre

    sonata form

    EXPRESSIVE QUALITITES

    tempo

    tempo

    tempo

    tempo

     

    b   I   n

               U         rit.       

    dynamics

    dynamics

    dynamics

    dynamics

    timbre

    timbre

    timbre

    timbre

    sing with sensitivity to express. qualities

    play with sensitivity to express. qualities

     

    all instrument families

    music from many  world cultures

     

     

    differences in music from various historical periods