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Classroom Composing, Harmonising and Arranging

Added: 30 Sep 2020 Contributor: PDST Resource type: Guide/notes / Lesson Plan / Presentation

PowerPoint slides (pdf format) with a variety of approaches to harmony, involving aural work, chord charts, pop songs, blues pattern, tongue twisters and single-line music scores for classroom activities. Suitable for 5th years, to scaffold their formal harmony lessons.

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Strand: Harmony

Suggestions for use: The slides follow a train of thought from aural examples through performing examples and composing examples. Full-class interaction is at the heart of this presentation. It will take a few lessons to complete these ideas.

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