Creating a simple accompaniment (Part 1)

This lesson explores how to play the final two phrases of 'Amazing Grace'. You will also explore how to perform a simple left hand accompaniment.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which scale does 'Amazing Grace' use?

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Q2.How many pitches are there in a pentatonic scale?

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Q3.What is a phrase?

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Q4.How many phrases are there in 'Amazing Grace'?

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Q5.In the treble clef, what are the pitches in the spaces called?

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Q6.In the treble clef, what are the pitches on the lines called?

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Q7.What does the dynamic marking 'piano' mean?

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Q8.What does the dynamic marking 'crescendo' mean?

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Q9.If the music has the marking 'flowing', how would we perform it?

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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:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which scale does 'Amazing Grace' use?

1/9

Q2.How many pitches are there in a pentatonic scale?

2/9

Q3.What is a phrase?

3/9

Q4.How many phrases are there in 'Amazing Grace'?

4/9

Q5.In the treble clef, what are the pitches in the spaces called?

5/9

Q6.In the treble clef, what are the pitches on the lines called?

6/9

Q7.What does the dynamic marking 'piano' mean?

7/9

Q8.What does the dynamic marking 'crescendo' mean?

8/9

Q9.If the music has the marking 'flowing', how would we perform it?

9/9

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Quiz:

Performing the final two phrases of ‘Amazing Grace’; Creating a simple accompaniment’

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

Q1.What do dynamic markings tell us in music'?

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Q2.What does the dynamic marking 'diminuendo' mean?

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Q3.What does the dynamic marking 'crescendo' mean?

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Q4.What does the articulation marking 'legato' mean?

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Q5.What does the articulation marking 'staccato' mean?

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Q6.Which of the following could you play as a simple accompaniment to 'Amazing Grace'? Choose two.

Select two (2) boxes

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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:

Performing the final two phrases of ‘Amazing Grace’; Creating a simple accompaniment’

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

Q1.What do dynamic markings tell us in music'?

1/6

Q2.What does the dynamic marking 'diminuendo' mean?

2/6

Q3.What does the dynamic marking 'crescendo' mean?

3/6

Q4.What does the articulation marking 'legato' mean?

4/6

Q5.What does the articulation marking 'staccato' mean?

5/6

Q6.Which of the following could you play as a simple accompaniment to 'Amazing Grace'? Choose two.

Select two (2) boxes

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Lesson summary: Creating a simple accompaniment (Part 1)

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