Friday, April 15, 2011

Primary 5: Music and Patterns

Ostinato (piano)
A short piece of music which repeats throughout the song.

Verse and Chorus (Call-and-Response)
The leader sings the call and the chorus (a group of singers) sings the response.
Swing Low Sweet Chariot

The Drunken Sailor

Ternary Form

Ternary form is a three-part A–B–A structure in a piece of music. The first and third parts (A) are musically identical, or very nearly so, while the second part (B) contrasts sharply with it.
New World Symphony (Theme from 2nd Movement)

Can be sung in two, three or four parts.
Canon in D

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