In class, we have learned about four different types of vocal harmony: rounds, partner songs, vocal ostinatos, and chords. Do you know which recording is which kind of harmony?
To learn more about band and orchestra instruments, click these links below:
- New York Philharmonic, New York, NY
- San Francisco Symphony Kids, San Francisco, CA
- Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Dallas, TX
- Philharmonia Orchestra, London, UK
- Arts Alive, Canada
- Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra: in this classical piece composed by British composer Benjamin Britten, you can hear each of the instrument families playing by itself.
In class, we learn what each musical element is and how to identify them in music. To review the elements, please click the button below:
Below are some examples of Theme and Variation. Each time there is a new variation, the composer changes the musical elements to change something about the theme. Listen to the following pieces of classical music to see if you can notice which musical element is changed in each version.
Online Activities and Games:
- Instrument Family Games: Instrument Families Football, Instrument Spin Off, Instrument Sound Quiz, Instrument World Search, Instrument Hangman, Instrument Concentration
- Note Reading Review Games: Note reading practice, Treble Clef Note Rally, Treble Clef Word Warrior, Treble clef story, Listening to Rhythms, Rhythm Concentration, Rhythm Sound Match