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GRADE 2:

  • re, do-re-mi
    • Prepare
    • Label
    • Practice (Moon Cake)
  • low la,
  • tiri (16th note)
  • Duple & Compound meters (Groupings in two)
  • Dynamics: crescendo, decrescendo, forte & piano

Singing:

  • Call and response
  • Rounds
  • Multi-verse musical selection
  • American folk, Hawaiian (Pi`apa) & Asian Pacific (Haruga kita)

Musical works:

  • Baroque era
  • American folk and pop
  • Hawaiian, Asian Pacific songs and music

Movement - refer to this file for more info:

  • improvised movement
  • musical games within duple and compound meter
  • singing games, play-party
  • hula, Obon dance

 

Form:

  • AB
  • Ostinati (Haruga kita, Piapa, I like it)
  • Verse & refrain

Tempo:

  • Variety of tempi (moderato, allegro)

Dynamics:

  • crescendo/decrescendo, forte/piano

 

Timbre:

  • individual instruments:
    • pitched and Moon Cake)
    • unpitched (Haruga Kita, Piapa)
  • male and female voices
  • instrument families: WW, Brass, Percussion, Strings

Personal expressive preferences:

  • Dynamics: Joy and sorrow
  • Tempo: Happy and sad
  • Anxious/calm: Bright and dark timbre