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GR1

GR2

GR3

GR4


GRADE 3:

  • low so,
  • Melodic: steps, skips, leaps, repeating tones
  • do pentatonic
  • high la
  • tonic
  • ti-tiri
  • tiri-ti
  • syn-co-pa
  • Ta-a-a, ¾ meter
  • Groupings in two, three, & four (duple, triple, quadruple & compound)

Singing:

  • Rounds & partner songs
  • Multi-verse musical selection
  • American folk, Hawaiian, Asian Pacific & Polynesian

Musical works:

  • Romantic and Impressionism ear
  • American folk and pop
  • Hawaiian, Asian Pacific, Polynesian songs and music

Movement - refer to this file for more info:

  • folk games
  • expressive movement within duple, quadruple and compound meters.
  • Folk and square dances/play party
  • hula
  • Korean dance

Form:

  • ABA

Tempo:

  • Variety of tempi (andante, moderato, allegro, vivace)

Dynamics:

  • fortissimo, (ff), mezzo forte (mf), mezzo piano (mp), pianissimo (pp), crescendo/decrescendo

Timbre:

  • electronic sounds
  • individual instruments
  • recorder
  • instrument families
  • Orchestration choices

Personal expressive preferences:

  • tempo, dynamics & form