Timbre Teacher Resources
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Musical Instrument Families
Using graphics, and an easy-to-understand format, this resource outlines the different kinds of instruments and their characteristics. This presentation could be used as an introduction to instruments for young scholars getting ready to...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Arts and culture: Music-to sing a round
Singing in a round can be a lot of fun and apparently conveys the concept of musical phrasing and melody. Budding musicians sing three South African songs as rounds. They discuss cultural diversity and musical concepts such as timbre,...
6th Visual & Performing Arts
Changes of Musical Elements in Popular Music Through the Decades
Young scholars probe samples of European classical, American jazz, and rock and roll to analyze the similarities and differences. The styles and form of these three types of music are examined for tempo, timbre, and rhythm.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Classical Period Music - 1750-1810
In this classical music learning exercise, 9th graders examine a graphic organizer that explains 7 characteristics of the music. They examine characteristics such as melody, timbre, texture, dynamics, and melody. There are no questions...
9th Visual & Performing Arts
Music and Animation: 200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons
Music has been used to convey thoughts, feelings, and the human condition for thousands of years. Your class will analyze several songs hear in the animated classic, "Charlie Brown." They will listen to several jazz pieces from the show,...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
GCSE Notes 2000: Classical Music
Classical period music is defined by its characteristics and distinctive sound. A set of notes assists upper graders in recalling and analyzing music from the classical period based on musical terminology. An example analysis of Eine...
10th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts
Analyzing Songs- Eleanor Rigby by the Beatles, and Le Marteau san Maitre by Boulez
In this song analysis worksheet, student examine the tonal structures, chords, melodies, and rhythm structures of two pieces of music. They examine "Eleanor Rigby" by the Beatles, and "Le Marteau san Maitre" by Boulez.
9th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts