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46 resources with the concept harmony

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Native American

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this music worksheet, students identify and describe the Native Americans. They respond to several questions about the music of the Native Americans and their dancing. Students also identify and name various musical signs and symbols...
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Symphony No. 6

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students describe music in terms related to basic elements such as melody, rhythm, harmony, dynamics, timbre, form and style. Then they identify who Tchaikovsky was as well as his famous works. Students also identify the main theme on...
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Sing it Well!

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students research world culture by collaborating on a performance with their class. In this harmony lesson, students practice using singing techniques to accompany the voices of their classmates and create melodies from a list of...
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Daily Life in Pennsylvania's Historic Cloistered Religious Communities

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Study the daily life of three religious communities from Pennsylvanian history. Learners research the religious communities of the Ephrata Cloister, Bethlehem, and Harmony. They study primary sources for each community and complete...
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A Shape-Note Singing Lesson

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students discover the shape-note method of singing. In this reading and notating music lesson, students learn the four shapes of the shape-note method and the tradition of Sacred Harp singers. Students sing the shapes of "Yankee Doodle"...
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Medieval Music (c500 - 1450)

For Students 8th
In this Medieval music worksheet, 8th graders read about the instruments and parts of the music, including harmony, melody, and unison. They answer 7 homework questions based on the reading.
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Music Theory

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students properly notate a short melody within a given framework. They pay much attention to rhythmic notation. Students compose and harmonize their own melodies. They work individually on composing a melody on their preferred...
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Pitch, Intonation, Harmonic Theory

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Learners listen to pitches and determine if they are in tune, flat or sharp. Using Aurelia computer software and playing as a band, students practice pitch theory, and play two-octave major scales. They practice and discuss how to tune...
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Marvelouw Mongolia

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students are able to: tell basic information about Mangolia: locate it on a world map, locate its capital, name the countries surrounding Mongolia, read a Mongolian folk tale, and explore about the balalaika.
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In Perfect Harmony: Teaching the World to Sing

For Teachers 1st
First graders listen to music as the impetus to learn about the concept of Japanese harmony as it is understood in Japanese culture. They use the New Seeker's song, "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing," to compare America and Japan...
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VH1 Classic Presents: Paul McCartney: Chaos and Creation in the Backyard, Lesson 3

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students in a guitar class perform the Beatles song, Eleonor Rigby and study it's melodic and harmonic structures. They discover the process of arranging the song for a 4-part guitar ensemble.
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Adding Tonic and Dominant Harmony to an Original Mi-Re-Do Melody

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students add tonic and harmony to mi-re-do compositions. They review the steps in the Solfege method and create their own melody with these elements. They perform their song to the class.
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Voice-Leading for Roots

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discover how to write four-part harmony between two chords whose roots are a perfect fourth (or the inverted perfect fifth) apart. They identify the common tone between chords and analyze the bass movement of two chords.
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Music: Zim, Zim, and La Tarara

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students establish the correct way to sing and play melodies in Spanish. In this music lesson, students review the correct pronunciation of the song "Zim, Zim" and participate in singing it correctly.
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Melody II

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this music worksheet, students identify melody as a string of notes that has a rhythm. They identify which notes given are melody and/or harmony. Students also map the contour of "Sweet Georgia Brown."
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The Choir

For Students 4th - 8th
In this music worksheet, students read an excerpt about the choir, the oldest of all musical groups. They identify that human voices vary in pitch, some high and some low, making it possible to sing harmonies in different layers.
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Reggae Music

For Students 6th - 8th
In this music worksheet, students read an excerpt about Reggae music from Jamaica. They identify when and where it began and how the lyrics are sung. Students also respond to six questions related to reggae music.
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Composing Music on Computers

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars compose pandiatonic works using computers as a compositional tool. Following the anticipatory set, they work individually to create their own pieces. The lesson concludes with a "concert" of the created student...
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Elements of Music

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars identify three of the essential elements of music: rhythm, melody and harmony. They discover a simple song which will illustrate these three elements separately and bring them together in a final form. They analyze and...
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The Rhythm of Life - Episode 3 - Harmony

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Learners complete a unit on musical harmony. They listen to examples of three part harmonies, watch a video, complete a data sheet, prepare a report on the history of harmony, and complete a multimedia report on music for the movies.
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Hey, Cuz!

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine the relationships between rhythm and math, tone color and science, form and geography, melody and art, and harmony and social studies. Why, they are like cousins! Students, in groups, present projects demonstrating...
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Fifth Grade Music: Lesson 3 - Unison and Harmony

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders sing the syllables and pitches of the C major scale, and sing Do - Re - Mi in two-part harmony. They discuss the definition for round and canon, and contrast gamelan music of the Spice Islands with reggae from Jamaica.