M/J Chorus 3: MU.68.O.3.1

Big Idea: Organizational Structure
  • Understanding: Every art form uses its own unique language, verbal and non-verbal, to document and communicate with the world.
    • Benchmark: Describe how the combination of instrumentation and expressive elements in a musical work can convey a specific thought, idea, mood, and/or image.
☆ Categorized as Important (I) ☆ To be evaluated by Responding Items (R)

Students will be able to:

  • Describe how the combination of instrumentation and expressive elements in a musical work can convey a specific thought, idea, mood, and/or image
  • analyze and discuss the choices a composer makes to communicate a specific message.

Students will know:

  • instrumental timbre
  • vocal tone color
  • musical effect: MU.68.C.2.1
  • tonality: MU.68.C.1.1