Competency 43 Music

measure
a group of beats set off by a bar line
interval
the distance between two notes is called an
melody

  • pattern of pitches that moves up, down, or stays the same
  • referred to as a tune
  • ex. Row, Row, Row Your Boat, Joy to the World, Hickory Dickory Dock

timbre

  • it is the unique quality of a voice or sound
  • choosing different instruments for different characters is an example of

tempo
the speed of music
timbre

the tone/quality of sound such as:

speaking, whispering, calling, singing

string instruments
violins, viola, cello, piano, string bass, harp, guitars are all examples of…
bass instruments
trumpets, french horn, trombone, tuba are all classified as…
wood winds
pipe organs, oboes, clarinets, saxophones, flutes, piccolos are all classified as…
percussion instruments
xylophone, snaredrums, tambourines, cymbals are all classified as…
kodaly method

  • the step-by-step method
  • do,re,mi,fa,sol,la,ti,do
  • 3Ps-preparation, presentation, practice

melodic rhythm
happy birthday to you and the star-spangled banner both have the same…
rhythm

  • the sounds and silences in music
  • has a steady beat
  • contains a tempo and meter
  • tapping on your knee
  • can have a repeated rhythmic pattern

intonation
to sing in tune is called…
beat

  • a repeating pulse that can be felt in music
  • conveys a feeling of action and excitement
  • can convey a feeling of peace and rest

pitch

the element of music represent by the high

and lowness of sound

dynamics

  • the louds and softs of music
  • the volume in music
  • includes soft, med soft, med loud, loud
  • music motion that signals “shhh” and “shout”

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