the art of arranging sounds in time in order to produce continuous, balanced, unified, and evocative composition.
(tune), the succession of notes in a music piece.
the variation of the length and accentuation of a series of sounds or other events (tempo, meter, and articulation)
the speed of underlying beat used singly or in combination within a music selection
governs melody and harmony, represents the perceived fundamental frequency of a sound
(tone), the quality of a musical note or sound or tone that distinguishes different types of sound production, such as voices or musical instruments.
considered one of the basic elements of music, and used to describe the amount of rhythms played at a specific time, and overall quality of sound of a music composition. (monophony, homophony, and polyphony)
art forms focusing on the creation of works that are primarily visual in nature. (ex. drawing, painting, photography, printmaking, filmmaking, sculpture, and architecture)
What is the most natural, personal, and adaptable instrument of expression for people?
the measure of the extent of pitches that a human voice can produce.
What two things should teachers take into account when they select vocal literature?
age appropriate range and vocal abilities
Curwen Hand Signs
a set of hand symbols that correspond w/ Solfege. The song "Do a Deer" from The Sound of Music is an example of a song that illustrates the use of Solfege.
Process of Immersion
a way in which children hear songs sung by parents, teachers, or on recordings ( as songs become more familiar, they begin to join in and sing)
a way to help students learn songs that involves imitation usually presented sequentially and repeated back by the children.
are categories for established forms of compositions
Rhythmic Pattern/ Drum Beat
a series of strikes on a percussion instrument
involve dividing a larger period of time into smaller rhythmic units.
are involved when larger periods of time are constructed from smaller rhythmic units added at the end of the previous unit.
What is required for the mastery of music?
practice and training
triangles, tambourines, blocks, and sticks
melody bells and simple flutes
chording instruments (like the autoharp)
What is another identification for some percussion instruments?
Non-pitched or untuned
a term used to specify the exact rhythm in which to play the indicated chords.
a set of 5 horizontal lines and four spaces representing a different musical pitch
refers to the individual pure sounds normally present as part of an ordinary musical tone, refers to key (major or minor) in which the music is written.
What two signs are used after the clef sign to notate keys?
sharp and flat
Which figure indicates the unit of measurement, upper or lower?
Which figure indicates the number of such units in each bar, upper or low?
Name three different mediums related to art works:
drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics, sculpting, etc.
Name three principles related to art design used to express meaning and emotions:
line, color, shape, form, texture, and/or balance
Name three materials that could be used for art design:
crayons, pencils, pen, scissors, fabric, brushes,pastel, etc.
Red, Yellow, Blue
What are the primary colors?
Purple, Orange, Green
What are the secondary colors?