Orchestra Sequence for MU.__.O.3.1

  • M/J Orchestra 1 (MU.68.O.3.1)I R
    Describe how the combination of instrumentation and expressive elements in a musical work can convey a specific thought, idea, mood, and/or image.
    KnowsDos
    • music style periods and genres
    • musical communication of thought, idea, mood, and/or image
    • instrumentation/voicing, tempo markings, expression markings, articulation markings, phrasing, scales, timbre, rhythm, orchestration, or lyrics
    • discuss how a composer uses musical devices to create an expressive impact in the pieces played or heard by students.
    • describe the emotions expressed in a given piece of music, and predict how changes in musical elements, e.g., tempo, articulation, or mode, might change the feel of the given piece. (see MU.68.O.1.1)
    • use knowledge of musical elements to describe the efficacy of musical styles and instrumentation for a given occasion.
    • provide audio and visual examples from standard orchestral repertoire.
  • M/J Orchestra 2 (MU.68.O.3.1)I R
    Describe how the combination of instrumentation and expressive elements in a musical work can convey a specific thought, idea, mood, and/or image.
    KnowsDos
    • expressive musical elements such as dynamics, tempi, and articulations
    • music style periods and genres
    • discuss how a composer uses musical devices to create an expressive impact in the pieces played or heard by students.
    • describe the emotions expressed in a given piece of music, and predict how changes in musical elements, e.g., tempo, articulation, or mode, might change the feel of the given piece. (see MU.68.O.1.1)
    • use knowledge of musical elements to describe the efficacy of musical styles and instrumentation for a given occasion.
  • M/J Orchestra 3 (MU.68.O.3.1)I R
    Describe how the combination of instrumentation and expressive elements in a musical work can convey a specific thought, idea, mood, and/or image.
    KnowsDos
    • expressive musical elements such as dynamics, tempi, and articulations
    • major and minor modalities
    • outstanding examples of visual art, theater, and dance that represent emotions
    • music style periods and genres
    • discuss how a composer uses musical devices to create an expressive impact in the pieces played or heard by students (see MU.68.C.3.1).
    • describe the emotions expressed in a given piece of music, and predict how changes in musical elements, e.g., tempo, articulation, or mode, might change the feel of the given piece. (see MU.68.O.1.1)
    • discuss how emotions can be expressed in the other arts disciplines.
    • use knowledge of musical elements to describe the efficacy of performance mediums and musical styles in works intended for various events, such as marches for parades, thematic music for holiday celebrations, dirges for funerals, and fanfares for weddings.
    • participate in an individual or group project to create a short piece which expresses a particular concept or emotion, and explain what compositional techniques were used to convey the intended meaning.
  • M/J Orchestra 4 (MU.68.O.3.1)I R
    Describe how the combination of instrumentation and expressive elements in a musical work can convey a specific thought, idea, mood, and/or image.
    KnowsDos
    • expressive musical elements such as dynamics, tempi, and articulations
    • major and minor modalities
    • modes
    • outstanding examples of visual art, theater, and dance that represent emotions
    • music style periods and genres
    • discuss how a composer uses musical devices to create an expressive impact in the pieces played or heard by students (see MU.68.C.3.1).
    • describe the emotions expressed in a given piece of music, and predict how changes in musical elements, e.g., tempo, articulation, or mode, might change the feel of the given piece. (see MU.68.O.1.1)
    • discuss how emotions can be expressed in the other arts disciplines.
    • use knowledge of musical elements to describe the efficacy of performance mediums and musical styles in works intended for various events, such as marches for parades, thematic music for holiday celebrations, dirges for funerals, and fanfares for weddings.
    • participate in an individual or group project to create a short piece which expresses a particular concept or emotion, and explain what compositional techniques were used to convey the intended meaning.
  • Orchestra 1 (MU.912.O.3.1)I R
    Analyze expressive elements in a musical work and describe how the choices and manipulations of the elements support, for the listener, the implied meaning of the composer/performer.
    KnowsDos
    • composer intent.
    • musical genres and styles.
    • Baroque, Classical, Romantic, 20th and 21st Century style periods, compositional characteristics.
    • modality
    • tempo markings, expression markings, articulation markings, phrasing, scales, modes, harmonic structure, timbre, rhythm, orchestration, or lyrics, etc
    • use knowledge of musical elements to describe how particular styles of music are appropriate for various events, such as marches for parades, thematic music for holiday celebrations, dirges for funerals, or fanfares for weddings.
    • recall specific events that used music effectively to convey a mood or feeling, and discuss, using music vocabulary, the musical elements that created the atmosphere.
    • analyze and discuss a composer’s intent in a given piece of music based on the use of musical components.
    • describe how the combination of instrumentation and expressive elements in a musical work can convey a specific thought, idea, mood, and/or image.
  • Orchestra 2 (MU.912.O.3.1)I R
    Analyze expressive elements in a musical work and describe how the choices and manipulations of the elements support, for the listener, the implied meaning of the composer/performer.
    KnowsDos
    • composers of literature listened to and performed in class.
    • composer intent.
    • musical genres and styles.
    • Baroque, Classical, Romantic, 20th and 21st Century style periods, compositional characteristics.
    • modality
    • discuss a composer’s intent in a given piece of music based on the use of musical components.
    • use knowledge of musical elements to describe how particular styles of music are appropriate for various events, such as marches for parades, thematic music for holiday celebrations, dirges for funerals, or fanfares for weddings.
    • recall specific events that used music effectively to convey a mood or feeling, and discuss, using music vocabulary, the musical elements that created the atmosphere.
  • Orchestra 3 (MU.912.O.3.1)I R
    Analyze expressive elements in a musical work and describe how the choices and manipulations of the elements support, for the listener, the implied meaning of the composer/performer.
    KnowsDos
    • composers of literature listened to and performed in class.
    • composer intent.
    • musical genres and styles.
    • Baroque, Classical, Romantic, 20th and 21st Century style periods, compositional characteristics.
    • modality
    • discuss a composer’s intent in a given piece of music based on the use of musical components.
    • use knowledge of musical elements to describe how particular styles of music are appropriate for various events, such as marches for parades, thematic music for holiday celebrations, dirges for funerals, or fanfares for weddings.
    • recall specific events that used music effectively to convey a mood or feeling, and discuss, using music vocabulary, the musical elements that created the atmosphere.
  • Orchestra 4 (MU.912.O.3.1)I R
    Analyze expressive elements in a musical work and describe how the choices and manipulations of the elements support, for the listener, the implied meaning of the composer/performer.
    KnowsDos
    • composers of literature listened to and performed in class.
    • composer intent.
    • musical genres and styles.
    • Baroque, Classical, Romantic, 20th and 21st Century style periods, compositional characteristics.
    • modality
    • discuss a composer’s intent in a given piece of music based on the use of musical components.
    • use knowledge of musical elements to describe how particular styles of music are appropriate for various events, such as marches for parades, thematic music for holiday celebrations, dirges for funerals, or fanfares for weddings.
    • recall specific events that used music effectively to convey a mood or feeling, and discuss, using music vocabulary, the musical elements that created the atmosphere.
  • Orchestra 5 Honors (MU.912.O.3.1)I R
    Analyze expressive elements in a musical work and describe how the choices and manipulations of the elements support, for the listener, the implied meaning of the composer/performer.
    KnowsDos
    • composers of literature listened to and performed in class.
    • composer intent.
    • musical genres and styles.
    • Baroque, Classical, Romantic, 20th and 21st Century style periods, compositional characteristics.
    • modality
    • discuss a composer’s intent in a given piece of music based on the use of musical components.
    • use knowledge of musical elements to describe how particular styles of music are appropriate for various events, such as marches for parades, thematic music for holiday celebrations, dirges for funerals, or fanfares for weddings.
    • recall specific events that used music effectively to convey a mood or feeling, and discuss, using music vocabulary, the musical elements that created the atmosphere.
  • Orchestra 6 Honors (MU.912.O.3.1)I R
    Analyze expressive elements in a musical work and describe how the choices and manipulations of the elements support, for the listener, the implied meaning of the composer/performer.
    KnowsDos
    • composers of literature listened to and performed in class
    • composer intent
    • musical genres and styles
    • Baroque, Classical, Romantic, 20th and 21st Century style periods, compositional characteristics.
    • modality
    • discuss a composer’s intent in a given piece of music based on the use of expressive elements.
    • use knowledge of musical elements to describe how particular styles of music are appropriate for various events, such as marches for parades, thematic music for holiday celebrations, dirges for funerals, fanfares for weddings, etc.
    • recall specific events that used music effectively to convey a mood or feeling, and discuss, using music vocabulary, the musical elements that created the atmosphere.