Reviewing the melodic and textural ideas in Pachelbel's Canon in D

In this lesson, you will recap all your knowledge of Baroque music so far. You will recap how to perform melodies from Pachelbel's Canon ensuring they are musical and stylistic. You will then learn how to use a Digital Audio Workstation to place these melodies into a contrapuntal texture.

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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!

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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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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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

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Question 9

Question 10

Q1.What is a phrase?

1/10

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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How did Pachelbel successfully compose and weave together melodies?

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

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Q1.When was the Baroque Period?

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Q2.What is the main texture of Pachelbel's Canon in D?

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Q3.What are the two sharps in the key of D major?

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Q4.In a scale, what number note is the 'root' note?

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Q5.Which instrument would we find in the Baroque period?

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Q6.What is a canon?

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Q7.What do we call melodic decorations in music?

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Q8.What is this ornament and how do you play it?

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Q9.What is a phrase?

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Q10.What is the correct word for getting louder?

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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 did Pachelbel successfully compose and weave together melodies?

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.When was the Baroque Period?

1/10

Q2.What is the main texture of Pachelbel's Canon in D?

2/10

Q3.What are the two sharps in the key of D major?

3/10

Q4.In a scale, what number note is the 'root' note?

4/10

Q5.Which instrument would we find in the Baroque period?

5/10

Q6.What is a canon?

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Q7.What do we call melodic decorations in music?

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Q8.What is this ornament and how do you play it?

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Q9.What is a phrase?

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Q10.What is the correct word for getting louder?

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Lesson summary: Reviewing the melodic and textural ideas in Pachelbel's Canon in D

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