Module One: Text Questions
What are the basic elements of music? The basic elements of music are Beat, Meter, Dynamics and Harmony What is pitch? The frequency of a sound, and it relates to the highness or lowness of a tone that we hear. What is syncopation? Syncopation normally emphasized beat. syncopation involves disrupting or interrupting the expected or normal rhythm of music. What types of music use syncopation? Ska, reggae, rap, jazz, and some forms of metal, use syncopation regularly in the music. What are three examples of forms of music? One example of forms of music Describe each form. What is form in music?
Critical Thinking Questions
Music has sometimes been referred to as a "universal language." Why has this description been applied to music? Emotions are a common feeling shared among human beings. Music communicates so many things that everyone can understand without having to speak a word .It communicates love, frustration, hatred, war, friendship, commerce, marriage, separation, unity, confusion. Music is referred to as a Universal language Do you agree or disagree with this assessment? Yes I agree Why? Music is universal it provokes the same feelings no matter what kind or style it is music cultivates everyone’s inner feelings. and thoughts Why is musical notation important? Musical nation is important What benefits do musicians and others receive from being able to write down and note aspects of a musical piece? In the first part of the module, we discussed how music is everywhere in society. What are some of the ways that we use music? How do you use music in your own life? Music can help influence the mood or feeling in a place by the way in which it is played. What is a specific example of this that you have experienced? Discuss the experience (what was the song? how was it played? how did the mood/feeling change?). For example, you might discuss an experience at a concert, religious service, or another place...
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