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More Music Enrichment Activities

More Music Enrichment Activities

 

Elements of Music:

If you have access to youtube, watch the following about elements of music: beat, rhythm, pitch, tempo (fast and slow), and naming lines and spaces on the staff.  These are animated videos with Mike the microphone and Luigi’s baton, Cadence the drummer and Fret the guitar explaining musical elements with song.

 

The Music Show--6 separate episodes, a few minutes long each:

Episode 1:  The Beat is the Heart of Music  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0kaX2l413p8

Episode 2:  I’ve Got Rhythm https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RYsGlNpx2YI

Episode 3:  Take a Rest https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RYsGlNpx2YI&t=2s

Episode 4:  Sing High, Low, Middlehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xCqpi5Ekwiw 

Episode 5:  Presto is Fast, Largo is Slowhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fTyD2pfAsaI 

Episode 6:  Lines and Spaces, Baby https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2lXF-AcYbv0

Music Express Forte Piano (loud and quiet) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U51u2OCXlJI&t=1s



These videos are about note values and note names on the treble clef staff:

Musical Notes!  Learning About Music for Kids https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YjFIlLKjmkI&t=123s

 

From MusicK-8 magazine, these videos are about naming notes on the treble clef staff.  They have animated characters and song to teach musical concepts:

Treble Clef:  I Knew You Were Treble:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J1v74oWfK8s

Naming line notes:Every Good Boy Does Fine https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4r9LA60BtTw

Naming space notesFACE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J1v74oWfK8s

Learning about rests (silent beats): Give It a Rest https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRG0LFNLcCA

Quarter Note:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nlNxytJE3p8

 

Songs:

Any grade:  Sing a song from music class to a grownup or other member of your family

The Penguin Polka (on youtube)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3tkjD43n84

(this is from the 2nd grade concert in January)

Sing/say any of your fingerplays (Two Little Bluebirds, One little dinosaur, A Turkey and a Duck, The Itsy Bitsy Spider, Six Little Ducks, or any other one you remember)



Instruments of the Orchestra:

Watch the video “The Remarkable Farkle McBride” by John Lithgow https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oM5pmq5nr1Q

Watch Cello Wars, a Star Wars parody, Lightsaber duel on cellohttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BgAlQuqzl8o

 

Tell someone an instrument you want to play and why