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Unit Overview: Harmony

Lessons:

6 lessons

To explore chords

In this lesson, we will use our vocal chords with a fun warm-up. Then we will explore everything about chords and harmony. Lastly, we will learn how to form a triad using our voice, and apply our knowledge to create a chordal accompaniment to the song 'Sunrise'.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 25m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Transcript

To explore bass lines

In this lesson, we will warm up our bodies and voices with a song called 'Shabuya!'. We will explore Holst's 'Mars: Bringer of War' from The Planets Suite and discover why his music for this movement really did sound so ominous and menacing. We will then learn some of the ostinato patterns from this movement followed by doing some composition of our own.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 23m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Transcript

Learning how to harmonise

In this lesson, we will sing one of four parts in 'Do your Dooty', listening to the harmonies as we sing. Following that, we will review our understanding of thirds and how they can help us harmonise. In order to understand harmony further, we will learn a new song based on the triad.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 27m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Transcript