Harmonic Progression Teacher Resources

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Chords and Improvisation

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders identify and interpret how to recognize traditional harmonic progressions such as I-V-I in writing or performance. They experience improvising simple melodic patterns based on traditional harmonic progressions. By coupling...
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Tension and Release: Creating Mindful Harmony (CTE)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Perhaps the Doobie Brothers said it best when they sang, "Listen to the Music." With the third of four lessons from the Changing One's Tune: A Music Therapy STEM Integrated Project series, pupils discover the connection between music and...
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"Chords and Improvisation"

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders recognize traditional harmonic progressions such as I-V-I in writing or performance. Students experience improvising simple melodic patterns based on traditional harmonic progressions.
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High School Lesson Plan

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students compose and arrange music within specific guidelines. They # identify and explain compositional devices and techniques used in a musical work. They compare and contrast the use of those techniques between different compositions.
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Group Theory 101: How to Play a Rubik’s Cube Like a Piano

For Students 9th - 10th
The strong connections between math and music are explored in this short video that uses group theory to visualize musical chords. Makes you wonder what Arthur Rubinstein would have thought of all this.
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Tonic Chord in "The Star-Spangled Banner" (Grades 5-8 Chorus).

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students demonstrate perception of the root, third and fifth of the tonic chord by appropriate movement responses. They analyze and describe music. Students listen to the middle C played on the keyboard and sing to it on the syllable do.
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Learning the basic intervals

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students, while in the computer lab, practice improving their harmonic dictation by using the computer program Auralia. They stress mastery of melodic dictation to the ear and listen the Beatles song "Let it Be," containing a basic chord...
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Rehearsal and Sightreading Techniques

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders prepare the two pieces "American Celebration" and "Patriotic Bits and Pieces" for an upcoming performance. This lesson is a forty-five minute lesson geared towards a middle school advanced band (8th Grade). National and...
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A Wing and a Prayer

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders improvise missing harmony accompaniment for a soloist performing "The Star Spangled Banner." Groups select several familiar melodies that they can produce while individual students take turns improvising a new harmony part.
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Words and Music - Lesson 2

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze the relationships among cultural values, freedom of artistic expression, ethics, and artistic choices in various cultures and historical periods.

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