CMS Choir  

Learning Guide 5

Questions

1. How do you read music? 

2. What are the main symbols on the staff?

3. What are the names of the notes on the staff?

 

  • Students will discuss and demonstrate basic music terms 

 

Key Vocabulary

 

  • D.C. Al Fine/Fine
  • D.S. Al Fine
  • 1st and 2nd Ending
  •  Dot

  • One-measure repeat

  • Multi-Measure Rest

  •  3/4 Time Signature

  • Dotted Half Note

  • Dotted Quarter Note

  • Eighth Rest

     

CMS Choir

Learning Guide 5

Theory 

Questions

1. How do you read music? 

2. What are the main symbols on the staff?

3. What are the names of the notes on the staff?

 

  • Students will discuss and demonstrate basic music terms 

CMS Choir

Learning Guide 5

Theory cont. 

Questions

  • What is the diferance between Unison singing and Harmoney singing?

CMS Choir

Learning Guide 5 

Key Vocabulary 

 

  • Articulation
  • Accent

Learning Targets

  • Students will be able to demonstrate and produce the correct mouth shape srequired to produce proper vowel and consonant sounds
  • Students will be able to understand how to produce a proper tone resulting from proper Vowel shapes
  • Students will understand how to produce a proper tone resulting from correct seating and standing posture.
  • Students will understand how to produce a proper tone resulting from correct breath support.

Vocal 

Breathe Support - in singing, efficient and

appropriate use of the breath stream for phonation

CMS Choir 

Learning Guide 5

Questions

  • What is a Opera?
  • What is acapella?
  • Who is Eric Whitacre?

Learning Targets

  • Students will be able to identify different operas and classical styles?

History