Students explore and create rhythms through language and body percussion.
Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute
The Toolbox currently features grade-specific music education resources addressing fundamentals of rhythm, meter, singing, form, dynamics, articulation, tempo, pitch, and performing.
Students create arrangements of a melody and listen to recordings contrasting in style and genre.
Students brainstorm strategies to guide their listening as they describe and label music of different genres.
Students sing and identify melodic contours.
How can we identify the expressive qualities of music through movement? Students demonstrate expressive qualities of music through movement.
Students demonstrate expressive qualities of music through movement.
Students explore first and second endings by singing and moving.
Students identify musical form through movement.
Students learn to identify tension and release within a piece of music.
Students explore whispering, speaking, singing, and calling voices.
Students read, perform, and compose four-beat rhythmic patterns.
How can we explore meter and duration by composing measures of rhythm with our bodies? Students perform and create rhythmic patterns using their bodies.
Students perform and create rhythmic patterns using their bodies.
Students form quartets to explore roles in an ensemble.
Students explore a variety of rhythms from around the world.
Students identify phrases in a known song and create new patterns of music.
Students explore relative pitch through listening and movement.
Students use pitch to explore the characters in a story.
Students explore different ways to change a simple sentence and melody to understand the concept of theme and variation.
Students create nonsense syllables and improvise on a familiar or created melody.