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Music

Applications of Knowledge

Competency 2 – To interpret musical pieces

To invent vocal or instrumental pieces
To appreciate musical works, personal productions and those of classmates

Student constructs knowledge with teacher guidance.

Student applies knowledge by the end of the school year.

 

Student reinvests knowledge.

The statements in bold type indicate knowledge that should be given priority if the program is not taught in all cycles.
Elementary
Cycle One Cycle Two Cycle Three
  1. To become familiar with the musical content of the piece
1 2 3 4 5 6
  1. Language of music and graphic representation
    1. Looks for elements of musical language among the intensity and dynamics, duration, pitch, tone colour and quality of sound1
       
    1. Locates elements of musical language among the qualities of intensity, dynamics, duration, pitch, tone colour and quality of sound
       
    1. Respects the elements of musical language depending on the repertoire used
       
    1. Looks for elements of the conventional nontraditional code and elements of a personal representation2
       
    1. Locates elements of the traditional code, the conventional nontraditional code and a personal representation
       
    1. Respects the elements of the graphic representation used: conventional nontraditional, traditional and personal
       
  1. Structures
    1. Looks for elements related to the structure of the piece: form, tempo, rhythmic organization and melodic organization3
       
    1. Locates elements related to the structure of the piece: form, tempo, rhythmic organization and melodic organization
       
    1. Respects the elements related to the structure of the piece
       
  1. Sound sources
    1. Tries out ideas using the voice, the body, a musical instrument and a sound-producing object
       
    1. Repeats the musical sequence using voice, body, a musical instrument, a sound-producing object and information and communications technologies
       
    1. Uses the voice, body, musical instrument, sound-producing object and information and communications technologies proposed in the piece
       
    1. Adapts one of the following musical elements of the piece: language of music, graphic representation or structure
       
    1. Tries out musical ideas, taking into account musical elements
       
    1. Combines the musical elements in the piece
       
  1. To apply elements of technique
1 2 3 4 5 6
  1. Instrumental techniques
    1. Experiments with voice techniques such as opening of the mouth, breathing, intonation and posture
       
    1. Uses voice techniques related to the characteristics of the piece, including pronunciation
       
    1. Integrates the voice techniques related to the characteristics of the piece, such as tone
       
    1. Experiments with techniques related to the following percussion instruments and other sound sources: posture, form, means of production and technique
       
    1. Uses some of the following techniques related to percussion instruments, other sound sources and recorder: posture, form, means of production and technique
       
    1. Integrates the instrumental techniques into the sound sources used
       
  1. To bring out the expressive elements of the piece
1 2 3 4 5 6
    1. Adapts an expressive element of the piece
       
    1. Repeats the piece taking some expressive elements into account
       
    1. Integrates the expressive elements of the piece
       
  1. To apply the rules for group ensemble work
1 2 3 4 5 6
    1. Takes into account directions indicating the beginning and ending of the piece and the dynamics
       
    1. Takes into account directions indicating the beat
       
    1. Takes into account directions indicating changes in tempo
       
    1. Takes into account sound or visual cues
       
  1. To share his/her interpretation experience
1 2 3 4 5 6
    1. Shares significant aspects of the use of sound sources, technique and elements of musical language
       
    1. Describes important aspects of the use of sound sources, technique and elements of musical language
       
    1. Uses subject-specific vocabulary
       
1.  The complete list of elements of the language of music by cycle can be found in the Essential Knowledges table in the Music program.
2.  The complete list of graphic representation codes by cycle can be found in the Essential Knowledges table in the Music program.
3.  The complete list of elements of structures by cycle can be found in the Essential Knowledges table in the Music program.

To invent vocal or instrumental pieces
To appreciate musical works, personal productions and those of classmates

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