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    Welcome to
    Sixth Grade General Music
     
     
     
     
    THE ELEMENTS OF MUSIC
    DYNAMICS
    The volume of the music
    RHYTHM
    The length of a note.
    PITCH
    The high or low sounds of a note.
    TEMPO
    The speed of the music.
    TONE COLOR
    The sound quality of an instrument or voice.
    TEXTURE
    The thickness or layering of the music. 
     
     
     
     

    RHYTHM

     

    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.

     

     DYNAMICS

    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