How can a melody be accompanied? (Part 2)

In this lesson, we will explore different accompaniment styles. We will then compose and perform our own left hand accompaniment on a keyboard.

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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.What are dynamics?

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Q2.What is the Italian for 'loud'

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Q3.What is the Italian for 'quiet' or 'soft'

3/7

Q4.What does 'mezzo' mean?

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Q5.What does 'crescendo' mean?

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Q6.What does 'diminuendo' mean?

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Q7.How can dynamics shape a melody?

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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.What are dynamics?

1/7

Q2.What is the Italian for 'loud'

2/7

Q3.What is the Italian for 'quiet' or 'soft'

3/7

Q4.What does 'mezzo' mean?

4/7

Q5.What does 'crescendo' mean?

5/7

Q6.What does 'diminuendo' mean?

6/7

Q7.How can dynamics shape a melody?

7/7

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Quiz:

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 is an accompaniment?

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Q2.What is a drone?

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Q3.What is an ostinato?

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Q4.To play a triad, which pitches do you play?

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Q5.Which style of music is the 'oom pah pah' rhythm associated with?

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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:

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 is an accompaniment?

1/5

Q2.What is a drone?

2/5

Q3.What is an ostinato?

3/5

Q4.To play a triad, which pitches do you play?

4/5

Q5.Which style of music is the 'oom pah pah' rhythm associated with?

5/5

Lesson summary: How can a melody be accompanied? (Part 2)

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