Welcome toSixth Grade General MusicTHE ELEMENTS OF MUSICDYNAMICSThe volume of the musicRHYTHMThe length of a note.PITCHThe high or low sounds of a note.TEMPOThe speed of the music.TONE COLORThe sound quality of an instrument or voice.TEXTUREThe thickness or layering of the music.
We talked about the difference between rhythm and beat by learning a Japanese hand game: Omochio Tsukimasho
Here is a video of mochi making in Japan. Look how they use rhythm and beat to protect their hands!
Articulation: Is how we "attack" the note:
Legato = Smooth and Connected.
Here is the second movement from Franz Joseph Haydn's Surprise Symphony:
What element of music does Haydn use to surprise you?http://www.safeshare.tv/w/plNWsaIhqq