To understand how to communicate the meaning of a song effectively

In this lesson, you will explore how to communicate a song using a variety of expression, including dynamics and articulation. You will also compose your own verse and perform your version of an acapella song with body percussion accompaniment.

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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 does SATB stand for

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Q2.Which is the highest female voice?

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Q3.Which is the lowest female voice?

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Q4.What is the highest male voice?

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Q5.Which is the lowest male voice?

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Q6.What does singing 'a cappella' mean?

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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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.What does SATB stand for

1/6

Q2.Which is the highest female voice?

2/6

Q3.Which is the lowest female voice?

3/6

Q4.What is the highest male voice?

4/6

Q5.Which is the lowest male voice?

5/6

Q6.What does singing 'a cappella' mean?

6/6

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Quiz:

Communicating the meaning of a song effectively

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

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Question 5

Q1.Which of these sentences best describes expression in music?

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Q2.Expression can include dynamics, articulation, timbre and...

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Q3.Why should we smile when we sing a happy song?

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Q4.Which of the following best describes a musical phrase?

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Q5.Which phrases in 'Bring me little water Sylvie' had the same lyrics?

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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:

Communicating the meaning of a song effectively

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

Q1.Which of these sentences best describes expression in music?

1/5

Q2.Expression can include dynamics, articulation, timbre and...

2/5

Q3.Why should we smile when we sing a happy song?

3/5

Q4.Which of the following best describes a musical phrase?

4/5

Q5.Which phrases in 'Bring me little water Sylvie' had the same lyrics?

5/5

Lesson summary: To understand how to communicate the meaning of a song effectively

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