Hearing Harmony: What is Harmony?

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Young musicians learn how to train their ears to hear the harmony of various types of musical compositions. They listen to monophonic music, chants, excerpts from symphonies, and concertos to develop an understanding of harmonic structure.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Divide the class into groups, assign each a term, and have them prepare a presentation that models the concept
Classroom Considerations
  • Must have the most recent copy of Macromedia's Flash plugin installed to play the musical examples
  • CNX content will remain viewable for two years and then be moved to the Internet Archive
  • Audio examples are provided for each type of music and harmony
  • Several of the required files are no longer available