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Using Music to Tell a Story or Describe a Scene
9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Young composers demonstrate their understanding of the stylistic features of descriptive music, including pitch, tempo, dynamics, rhythm, and timbre, by developing a melody and countermelody for a main character in a story. As part of...
Can You Guess This Note? Perfect Pitch and Physics
8 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Whether you are musically inclined or not, people with perfect pitch are fascinating! Is it a skill that anyone can learn? Young virtuosos explore the meaning of perfect pitch using a video from the Physics Girl playlist. Topics include...
Analyzing Songs- Eleanor Rigby by the Beatles, and Le Marteau san Maitre by Boulez
9th - 11th
In this song analysis activity, student examine the tonal structures, chords, melodies, and rhythm structures of two pieces of music. They examine "Eleanor Rigby" by the Beatles, and "Le Marteau san Maitre" by Boulez.