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The Elements of Music—How do Composers Plan?
5th - 8th
New ReviewThe introduction to Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake and the finale of his Symphony No. 4 provide young musicians with an opportunity to investigate the music elements composers employ to develop the themes they want to create. They compare the...
Using Music to Tell a Story or Describe a Scene
9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewYoung composers demonstrate their understanding of the stylistic features of descriptive music, including pitch, tempo, dynamics, rhythm, and timbre, by developing a melody and countermelody for a main character in a story. As part of...
Using Poetry As inspiration for Composition
9th - Higher Ed
A reading of Robert Frost’s The Road Not Taken launches an interdisciplinary study of the connection between the meter of a poem and that of a melody. Composers, including many popular musicians like Bob Dylan and Jim Morrison, often use...