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Grade 6-12
16m

Phrases and Forms: Building Music

by Frank V. | Music POPULAR

5 Lessons 16:55
  1. 1. Weekly Learning Plan Trailer 0:26
  2. 2. Traditional Definition of Phrasing 3:19
  3. 3. Improve Phrasing 3:36
  4. 4. Forms:AB & AABA & ABAC 3:34
  5. 5. Creating a Melody 6:00

Grade 6-12

16m

POPULAR

Course


About the course

Through tension and resolution, explore the feeling of phrasing and forms -- the road maps for all music. Learn the difference between stable and unstable notes and their influence on creating melody. Brush up on your music writing skills with this project!

Are Phrases and Forms similar to sentences and paragraphs? Learn how to define and distinguish them with this week's topic.

Project

Musical Phrasing and Forms

Course overview

1

Weekly Learning Plan Trailer

2

Traditional Definition of Phrasing

Students will learn about the definition of phrasing and its components.

3

Improve Phrasing

Students will learn how to improvise phrasing by using stable and unstable notes.

4

Forms:AB & AABA & ABAC

Students will learn about the definition of forms and how to distinguish different sections of music.

5

Creating a Melody

Students will learn more about AABA and ABAC form by creating a melody in the format.

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Quiz

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Tags:

  • Jazz
  • Music
  • Music Composition
  • Music Theory
  • Phrases

Recommended Materials

  • Your Instrument
  • The Provided Sheet Music
  • Staff paper
  • Pencil

Instructor

Frank is a professional jazz musician with training from NYU and WWU. Nominated as the Emerging Artist of the Year 2017 by Earshot Jazz Magazine, his music is fluid and unapologetic. Frank aims to inspire a deep love of the art in his students.

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