In this lesson, we will revisit tonality in song (major and minor) as well as explore the different sung forms in opera.
Unit Overview: Beat, pulse, rhythm, structure
In this lesson, we will be introduced to music from Indonesia and we will learn to play and compose a polyrhythm for a gamelan ensemble.
In this lesson, we will look deeper at the gamelan ensemble and begin to compose interlocking melodies for the pitched instruments.
In this lesson, we will put together everything we know about gamelan ensembles and compose our own piece for the full ensemble.
In this lesson, we will review what we know about the difference between pulse and rhythm, play a rock game and perform a Ghanaian call and response song.
In this lesson, we will learn to read rhythms from graphical notation and perform some Djembe polyrhythms from West Africa.
In this lesson, we will structure our piece for the performance of our Ghanaian song and West African drumming ensemble.