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22 resources with the concept timbre

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Musical Instrument Families

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Using graphics, and an easy-to-understand format, this resource outlines the different kinds of instruments and their characteristics. This presentation could be used as an introduction to instruments for students getting ready to...
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Waves and Music

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Strike the right chord with a musical activity! Instructors provide a lecture on the mechanics of a pan flute. Pupils build their own pan flutes by using straws and calculating the lengths to create a scale. After cutting the straws to...
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What’s a Squillo, and Why Do Opera Singers Need It?

For Students 9th - 12th
Squillo, squillo, squillo! Opera audiences would not be able to hear the arias in The Marriage of Figaro, or any other opera for that matter, without the aid of the squillo. A short video explores the techniques opera singers use to...
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Vivaldi and The Four Seasons

For Students 4th - 6th
Did you know that Vivaldi’s orchestra was largely made up of girls from an orphanage? Fun facts like this fill a 34-page teacher's kit designed to accompany a cross-curricular study of Vivaldi's The Four Seasons. 
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Using Music to Tell a Story or Describe a Scene

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
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...
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Can You Guess This Note? Perfect Pitch and Physics

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
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...
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"Mars" from The Planets

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Gustav Holst's The Planets provide young musicians an opportunity to examine how composers can create a suite: a collection of smaller pieces grouped to explore a single topic. After listening to "Jupiter," they examine "Mars" in detail,...
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Music to Evoke Reaction

For Teachers 9th
Music oftentimes evokes specific emotions just like a painting or poem. Kids examine how music is used to evoke emotions or feelings in film. They listen to and identify various types of music found in film scores. They then rate the...
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Arts and culture: Music-to sing a round

For Teachers 6th
Singing in a round can be a lot of fun and apparently conveys the concept of musical phrasing and melody. Budding musicians sing three South African songs as rounds. They discuss cultural diversity and musical concepts such as timbre,...
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Tone Poem Composing Project

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students explore role of music in storytelling by watching and discussing effect music has on perception of scene from movie, and using Sibelius program to compose single excerpt of music, considering dynamics, timbre, and articulation,...
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the Baroque Period

For Teachers 8th
Baroque styles in music, together with trends in tone, melody, and form are summarized in these slides. The points given are short and relevant. There is only a small amount of information, so this would be best as an accompaniment to a...
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Timbre: Identifying the Tone Color of the Saxophone

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Young scholars explore the concept of timbre. In this timbre lesson plan, students experience timbres produced by saxophones in contemporary music. Young scholars explore the science behind the music.
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Polyrhythmic Drumming Styles: Japan and Brazil

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore cyclic patterns in drumming style. In this multicultural music lesson, students listen to and compare Taiko and Samba drumming styles and complete a compare/contrast worksheet.
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Classical Period Music - 1750-1810

For Students 9th
In this classical music worksheet, students examine a graphic organizer that explains 7 characteristics of the music. They examine characteristics such as melody, timbre, texture, dynamics, and melody. There are no questions associated...
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Analyzing Songs- Eleanor Rigby by the Beatles, and Le Marteau san Maitre by Boulez

For Students 9th - 11th
In this song analysis worksheet, 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.
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Music in Other Cultures

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the musical concepts of timbre, melody, and rhythm. They listen to and identify characteristics of music from other cultures.
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Changes of Musical Elements in Popular Music Through the Decades

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students probe samples of European classical, American jazz, and rock and roll to analyze the similarities and differences. The styles and form of these three types of music are examined for tempo, timbre, and rhythm.
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Investigation of Timbre

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners design an experiment to analyze the timbre of different instruments. For this physics lesson, students analyze the missing quality in sound. They discuss their results in class.
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Timbre II

For Students 4th - 5th
In this music learning exercise, students learn that timbre, or tone color, means different kinds of sounds. Students complete 10 questions about timbre and general music topics.
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Characteristics of the Classical Period

For Students 6th - 9th
In this music worksheet, students identify the specific characteristics of the Classical Period in music. They define seven key terms related to the period and who the composers were of that time period.
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Pavane pour une Infante Defunte

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners describe the music in terms related to basic elements such as melody, rhythm, harmony, dynamics, timbre, form, style, etc. They identify timbres heard in "Pavane" by movement and respond by movement to timbre.
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Jazz Music Improvisation

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students carefully listen to and analyze music based on instrumentation, rhythms, pitch, intensity, timbre and texture. After listening multiple times, students write down their impressions of the music based on questions imbedded in...