Competency 43 Music
a group of beats set off by a bar line
the distance between two notes is called an

  • pattern of pitches that moves up, down, or stays the same
  • referred to as a tune
  • ex.

    Row, Row, Row Your Boat, Joy to the World, Hickory Dickory Dock


  • it is the unique quality of a voice or sound
  • choosing different instruments for different characters is an example of

the speed of music
the tone/quality of sound such as:speaking, whispering, calling, singing
string instruments
violins, viola, cello, piano, string bass, harp, guitars are all examples of…
bass instruments
trumpets, french horn, trombone, tuba are all classified as…
wood winds
pipe organs, oboes, clarinets, saxophones, flutes, piccolos are all classified as…
percussion instruments
xylophone, snaredrums, tambourines, cymbals are all classified as…
kodaly method

  • the step-by-step method
  • do,re,mi,fa,sol,la,ti,do
  • 3Ps-preparation, presentation, practice

melodic rhythm
happy birthday to you and the star-spangled banner both have the same…

  • the sounds and silences in music
  • has a steady beat
  • contains a tempo and meter
  • tapping on your knee
  • can have a repeated rhythmic pattern

to sing in tune is called…

  • a repeating pulse that can be felt in music
  • conveys a feeling of action and excitement
  • can convey a feeling of peace and rest

the element of music represent by the highand lowness of sound

  • the louds and softs of music
  • the volume in music
  • includes soft, med soft, med loud, loud
  • music motion that signals “shhh” and “shout”