3rd Grade Music

Welcome 'Bach' to School!


What Will Third Grade Learn in Music?

 

RHYTHM

 Pulse (quarter/half/whole)

 Whole note

Whole note

 Whole rest

2 half notes tied together = whole note

3 quarter notes tied together = dotted half note

Dotted half note

3 beat measures

Sixteenth notes

4 beat measures

 

MELODY

Proper vocal technique

Vocal repertoire

Patriotic Music

Speech Songs

Grandparents Song 

Music staff

Solfege: Do Re Mi Sol La, high Do, low La

 

HARMONY

 Mallet technique

 Unison singing

 Ostinato

 Simple bordun (crossover)

 Melody vs. harmony

Major vs. minor

2-part songs

Compose ostinatos

Canon/round

 

FORM

 Phrase

 AB Form

Interlude

Extended form


TIMBRE

Crescendo vs. decrescendo

Orchestral string family


INSTRUMENTS

 Unpitched percussion instruments: Drums

 Hand drum technique

 Woodwind family

 Body Percussion (clap, snap, pat, stomp)

Pitched percussion (wood vs. metal)

Glockenspiel

Metallophone

Xylophone