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Grade 4 - Scope & Sequence

Scope & Sequence 


Grade 4 

                                        I.  Melodic Development 

              • singing range expansion; C to E'
              • independent singing of a two-part round
              • repertoire of memorized songs
              • F#, Bb
              • dorian mode
              • legato-staccato
              • E to D' on recorder
              • improvisation
              • patriotic & folk song repertoire

 

                                        II.  Rhythmic Development 

              • fermata
              • eighth & sixteenth notes, eighth rest
              • meter: two-four, three-four, four-four,
              • ties, slurs
              • improvisation

 

                                        III.  Harmonic Development 

              • tonic-dominant relationship
              • aural perception of major & minor modes
              • moving bordun

 

                                        IV.  Form Development 

              • sequence patterns
              • theme and variation
              • square dance
              • ballet

 

                                        V.  Tone Color Development 

              • individual instruments
              • band/orchestra families
              • vocal ranges: soprano, alto, tenor, bass