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How to use a song to teach music elements

In the introduction to lesson 2, we discuss how to use a song to teach specific music elements.

Music elements can include pulse, tempo, pitch, dynamics and composition.

Download the lesson plan for lesson 2 and watch the video below.

Lesson 2 learning objectives:

  • To identify and show the pitch levels of a phrase
  • To use the tone-set me – ray – doh (m-r-d) to sing song phrases, to use memory recall and to improvise
  • To compose using ‘human notation’