In the performance, we saw how musicians communicate certain feelings through the music and how music can affect our own mood and actions. Composers and musicians add feeling to the music using a variety of musical elements, such as dynamics, tempo, and articulation.
1. Review musical elements as a class and then listen for them in music from the performance. (See musical elements and audio links below)
2. As you listen to the music, encourage students to move, use hand gestures, or draw visual representations of what they hear.
presto (really fast)
largo (really slow)