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Music Theory Teacher Resources
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Young scholars explore music theory by discussing a classic song. In this musical notation lesson, students listen to the song "My Favorite Things" and discuss and share their personal tastes with the class. Young scholars practice writing notes on music charts and view the music charts for "My Favorite Things."
Students research and analyze the roles for the musical The Civil War. In this Civil War lesson, students view a PowerPoint about the musical theatre version of The Civil War. Students define the careers in the performance and play a review game. Students take a quiz for the activity.
Students explore how to construct and play diminished triads and half and whole diminished chords on the keyboard. They create appropriate sounds to accompany sections of the movie "Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horrors." Students discuss the basic aesthetics of expressionist movies, music and painting.