The American Five - Pentatonic scales in early American melodies

Through vocal warm-ups and exercises, budding musicians will attempt to grasp the five pentatonic scales, commonly used in early American songs. They'll sing and work to identify the pitch, tone, melody, and scales being expressed in the Aaron Copland songs, "Appalachian Spring Simple Gifts" and "Fanfare for the Common Man.A list of pentatonic songs and sheet music is included.

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9th - 12th
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