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MEGA-REVIEW in Google Classroom

MEGA-REVIEW

PIANO & TREBLE CLEF NOTE NAMESName piano note:  https://www.musictheory.net/exercises/keyboard/y9dyyynbbnb


Find piano note from treble clef staff:  https://www.musictheory.net/exercises/keyboard-reverse/bg1yryybnbnbyyy

AUDIO QUIZZES:
Rhythm Quiz:  https://www.musictechteacher.com/music_quizzes/aq_rhythm_sound_match/story_html5.html


What instrument is playing?  https://www.musictechteacher.com/music_quizzes/aq_identify_the_instrument_sounds/story_html5.html


REVIEW INSTRUMENT FAMILIES BY PICTURES/TEXT/AUDIO:
https://www.musictechteacher.com/music_learning_theory/music_instruments.htm
Created by John Garland: Wednesday, April 21 2:57 PM

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Counting out Loud in Google Classroom

Counting out Loud

1. Record Vocabulary:

Duration: How long a note lasts.

Tempo: Speed. How fast or slow a song is, measured by Beats per Minute (BPM).

Pulse: Another term for beat, when beat refers to the steady , measured, counting note.

Beat: Can be slang for a drum pattern, can be used to explain one specific count, can be used to refer to the pulse or counting overall of music. Can be used to describe one unit (a quarter note in 4/4)

2. Video lesson on counting.
3. Write in count and note names for Mary had a Little Lamb
Created by John Garland: Saturday, March 6 7:06 PM

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virtual instruments and sequencers in Google Classroom

virtual instruments and sequencers

Please post a private comment saying which instrument or sequencer you liked working with the most.

Virtual instruments:
https://www.virtualmusicalinstruments.com/drums
https://www.virtualmusicalinstruments.com/bongos
https://www.virtualmusicalinstruments.com/glockenspiel
https://www.virtualmusicalinstruments.com/piano
https://femurdesign.com/theremin/

Music Sequencers:
www.drumbit.app
https://musiclab.chromeexperiments.com/Experiments
https://musiclab.chromeexperiments.com/Song-Maker/
Created by John Garland: Friday, February 19 7:43 PM

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Rhythm games in Google Classroom

Rhythm games

1. Visit this website and play the "Rhythm Racing" game. https://musicplayonline.com/

2. Same website link, play "Which Rhythm do you hear?" game.

3. Play this game: https://www.classicsforkids.com/games/rhythm_master.php

4. Visit https://drumbit.app/ to create your own beat using a beat sequencer.

5. Use a private comment to tell me which game was most fun, and if you enjoyed using the drumbit app.
Created by John Garland: Sunday, February 14 5:30 AM

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Music at Mass in Google Classroom

Music at Mass

Materials attached below.

If you are absent, please read through the "parts of the mass" pdf file.
Created by John Garland: Friday, February 5 11:45 PM

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Rhythm in Google Classroom

Rhythm

ASSIGNMENT
1. Please review this lesson: https://www.musictheory.net/lessons/11

2. Then take these two quizzes:
https://www.musictechteacher.com/music_quizzes/aq_rhythm_sound_match/story_html5.html

https://www.musictechteacher.com/music_quizzes/aq_rhythm_sound_match2/story_html5.html

3. In a private comment - Explain a quarter note in your own words, and answer how many eighth notes make up one quarter note.
Created by John Garland: Wednesday, January 27 1:07 PM

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Chrome Music Lab in Google Classroom

Chrome Music Lab

We will be using the website: https://musiclab.chromeexperiments.com/Experiments

I want you to:

Build a song with "Song Maker"
Explore the four options in "Rhythm"
Make a couple drawings in "Kandinsky"
Explore the several other options, like "Melody Maker, Piano Roll, and Oscillators."

We will watch a video on the Theremin (musical instrument), and we will also discuss music represented as a graph. Up and Down represents pitch and left to right represents time or rhythm.

WHEN YOU COMPLETE THIS, LEAVE A PRIVATE COMMENT WHICH WAS YOUR FAVORITE "LAB" AND WHY.

Created by John Garland: Sunday, December 6 6:17 AM

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Christmas Rhythms Quiz in Google Classroom

Christmas Rhythms Quiz

Complete the listening quiz with me.

Created by John Garland: Saturday, December 12 2:42 PM

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Musical stories in Google Classroom

Musical stories

Watch the following videos

Vivalidi's Four Seasons https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xcpc8VDsv3c&list=PLcjJOR8_XX3ZbpJL0M0d1mhD8-4EiIDME&index=25
(1725 - violin concerto published with notes about what he "sees" in the music)

and

From Disney's Fantasia 2000, Edward Elgar's Pomp and Circumstance. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXTdueNgdVk&list=PLcjJOR8_XX3ZbpJL0M0d1mhD8-4EiIDME&index=26
(1904 - Orchestral March)

Write a 3-5 sentence journal entry (Private comment, mark as done). What are specific ways music can make us "see" things? If you were an animator or artist, what music would you visualize a story to? Have you ever tried drawing a picture while music is playing? When you close your eyes, do you "see" music? How so?

Feel free to answer any of these questions, or simply summarize your thoughts on the videos we watched.
Created by John Garland: Saturday, November 14 7:38 PM

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MUSIC LINKS - Q1 in Google Classroom

MUSIC LINKS - Q1

There are 4 parts to this assignment.
BEFORE CLASS ENDS PLEASE COMPLETE #4 (Journal entry: Use private comment, 2-3 full sentences. "Which game, video, podcast, quiz or link was most enjoyable for you? Why? What did you gain from this?").

1. Solfege – We will do this together, then try on your own.
https://musicplayonline.com/solfa-practice-prepare-so-mi/

2. Explore links below

Rhythm Quiz:
https://www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/story.php?title=rhythm-quiz

Identify the instrument being played:
https://www.musictechteacher.com/music_quizzes/aq_identify_the_instrument_sounds/story_html5.html

Identify the instrument in the picture:
https://www.musictechteacher.com/music_quizzes/aq_identify_the_instruments/story_html5.html

Major, Minor, or Other (suspended 4th) – take the challenge. Is it bright like a major chord? Dark like a minor chord, or something else? “Floaty” perhaps? Try suspended 4th.
https://www.musictheory.net/exercises/ear-chord/dyeybyyngneydry

Games: Use the orange link at top to play music games:
https://www.classicsforkids.com/games.html

More games:
https://musicplayonline.com/

3. Choose a podcast or video below

Podcasts:
Meter Wars - https://app.kidslisten.org/ep/The-Music-Box-Meter-Wars#/
Who Plays What - https://app.kidslisten.org/ep/The-Music-Box-Who-Plays-What#/
Videos:
HOW BRASS INSTRUMENTS WORK
https://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-brass-instruments-work-al-cannon#watch

4. Complete journal: Use private comment, 2-3 full sentences. "Which game, video, podcast, quiz or link was most enjoyable for you? Why? What did you gain from this?"
Created by John Garland: Tuesday, October 20 5:42 PM

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Journal prompt choices in Google Classroom

Journal prompt choices

READ THE FOLLOWING 7 QUESTIONS. ANSWER TWO OF THEM.

1. Ludwig van Beethoven carried a notebook with him. When he came upon a sound he liked, he wrote it down to be included in one of his great symphonies. Pretend you are a composer.
Describe five sounds you would like to include in your music.

2. Music often brings back memories and the feelings associated with those memories. What song reminds you of a certain time in your
life? Why does this particular song bring back those memories?

3. What does it mean to have musical talent? Do you think a person is born with musical talent or is it learned? Explain in at least 2-3 sentences.

4. Brainstorm reasons people listen to music. Write a short paragraph that explains those and why others should listen to your favorite type of music.

5. Do you think it's fair for famous pop artists to lip-sync during a performance? Explain your viewpoint in 2-3 sentences.

6. Which of the following do you think plays the largest part in the development of an outstanding musician: desire, talent, practice,
environment, or encouragement? Explain your answer.

7. What song would make a good theme song for your life? Explain why.
Created by John Garland: Wednesday, September 23 10:38 PM

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Treble Clef Notes in Google Classroom

Treble Clef Notes

1. Visit this website to review the lesson: https://www.musictheory.net/lessons/10


2. CHALLENGE YOURSELF!!!! https://www.musictheory.net/exercises/note/beoyryyynyybrb

 
3. Make up a sentence for EGBDF. Use private comment, post/send it, mark as done(turn in).

Example: "even godzilla's babies drink faygo"
Created by John Garland: Saturday, September 19 11:59 AM