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 2A Listen to each midi file and decide whether the music is in 2 (including 6/8) or 3 time. click here example 1
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 2B You must sing as an echo three short phrases. You will hear the key chord first followed by a pulse (2 bars of 2/4 or 1 bar of 3/4). The three phrases will follow immediately, and a wood block will help keep the pulse in the echo sections. Examples 1-4 are in 2/4 and 5-8 in 3/4   example 1
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 2C You will first hear the key-chord and the pulse (1 bar). A two bar melody will follow straight on, then a bar of silence and then the altered version. You must decide whether the change was RHYTHMIC or MELODIC and then try to be more specific about what difference you heard. Write down your answers to all 8 examples before looking at the answers. click here example 1
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 2D Example 1 Questions
1.Dynamics: where was the quietest part of the music?
2.Gradation of tone: What happened towards the end - did it get louder or quieter?
3.Articulation: Was the beginning staccato (detached) or legato (smooth)?
4.Tempo changes: did the tempo change anywhere?
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  Example 2 Questions
1.Dynamics: Where was the loudest part of the piece?
2.Gradation of tone: Did the 2nd half get louder or quieter?
3.Articulation: Was the piece staccato (detached) or legato (smooth)?
4.Tempo changes: What happened at the end of the piece?
click here example 2
  Example 3 Questions
1.Dynamics: Where was the loudest part of the piece?
2.Gradation of tone: Did the 2nd half get louder or quieter? Was this sudden or gradual?
3. Articulation: Was the 2nd half staccato (detached) or legato (smooth)?
4.Tempo changes: Did the music change tempo? What happened?
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  Example 4 Questions
1.Dynamics: where was the loudest of the music?
2.Gradation of tone: What happened towards the end - did it get louder or quieter?
3.Articulation: Was the beginning staccato (detached) or legato (smooth)?
4.Tempo changes: did the tempo change anywhere?
click here example 4