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6th Grade Music Appreciation

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Quarter 1:
Musical Elements

Quarter 3 Listening & Writing Prompt (due 1/20/17)
    -After listening to The Piano Guys "Beethoven's Five Secrets," write a one paragraph (5-8 sentences) listening response describing the song.  You need to address at least three musical elements correctly using the vocabulary we have been learning in class.

Music Theory

Baroque, Classical, Romantic Era intro

Quarter 2:
Baroque Era

Music Theory/Musical Elements
-Unit 2:
    -Note/Rest Values (Whole, Half, and Quarter)
    -Measure, Bar Line, and Double Bar Line
    -Time Signature
-Unit 3:
    -Time Signatures: 2/4 and 3/4
    -Dotted Half Note
    -Ties and Slurs

Quarter 3:
-Mozart's Symphony No. 40, mvt. 1
-Mozart's "Queen of the Night Aria" from The Magic Flute
-Haydn's Surprise Symphony
-Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata



Music Theory

Quarter 4
-Chopin's Revolutionary Etude
-Chopin's Minute Waltz
-Clara Schumann's Liebst du um Schonheit
-Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, mvt. 4

Music Theory
Sixteenth & Eighth Note Combinations
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