Arranging Pachelbel's melodies into a 4-phrase melody

In this lesson, you will find out what a phrase is and how melodies can be divided up into smaller phrases. You will experiment with phrases from Pachelbel's Canon, and rearrange them into a longer melody of your own.

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Quiz:

How can Baroque melodies be phrased?

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Q1.What is a phrase?

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Q2.How many phrases are there in 'Twinkle Twinkle Little Star'?

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Q3.How long is each phrase in 'Twinkle Twinkle Little Star'?

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Q4.Complete the sentence: 'A time signature tells us how many beats in a _______'

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Q5.Complete the sentence: 'Each of the melodies in Pachelbel's Canon are ____ bars long'

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Q6.What is the correct word for getting louder?

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Q7.What is the correct word for getting quieter?

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Q8.When you see a slur between two notes, what does it tell you to do?

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Q9.What is staccato?

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Q10.What is legato?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

How can Baroque melodies be phrased?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Question 8

Question 9

Question 10

Q1.What is a phrase?

1/10

Q2.How many phrases are there in 'Twinkle Twinkle Little Star'?

2/10

Q3.How long is each phrase in 'Twinkle Twinkle Little Star'?

3/10

Q4.Complete the sentence: 'A time signature tells us how many beats in a _______'

4/10

Q5.Complete the sentence: 'Each of the melodies in Pachelbel's Canon are ____ bars long'

5/10

Q6.What is the correct word for getting louder?

6/10

Q7.What is the correct word for getting quieter?

7/10

Q8.When you see a slur between two notes, what does it tell you to do?

8/10

Q9.What is staccato?

9/10

Q10.What is legato?

10/10

Lesson summary: Arranging Pachelbel's melodies into a 4-phrase melody

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