Arts Education (2006)
10.) Identify theme and variations in musical selections.
13.) Recognize styles of twentieth-century music.
Examples: jazz, pop, country
13.) Recognize vocal timbre as soprano, alto, tenor, or bass.
12.) Identify the relationship of American music to American history.
Example: "We Shall Overcome" as a symbol of the Civil Rights Movement
Grade(s): 6 - 12
Instrumental Music Level IV
6.) Evaluate in written form a live performance with respect to tone, intonation, balance, technique, interpretation, musical effect, and stage deportment.
Vocal Music Level I
8.) Analyze a vocal composition to determine how the use of tempo, dynamics, and articulation are used to create a specific mood or effect.
Example: "Hallelujah Chorus" evoking excitement
12.) Define the elements of music, including melody, rhythm, form, timbre, harmony, and texture.
Vocal Music: Level IV
5.) Improvise vocally in various musical styles.
Examples: jazz, blues, gospel