An Introduction to KS3 Music
August 04, 2015
This simple PowerPoint presentation is useful for KS3 students, and can be used in lessons as a discussion starter and introduction to each topic. It covers the elements of music, theory of music, musical periods and instruments of the orchestra.
Includes pictures and links to videos that briefly cover each topic.
Elements of Music include: duration, dynamics, pitch, structure, tempo and texture
Theory of Music includes: notes, musical symbols, chords and sharps and flats
Musical Periods includes: Medieval Era, Renaissance Era, Baroque Era, Classical, Romantic and Modern music
Instruments of the Orchestra include: strings, woodwind, brass, percussion, the voice and world instruments
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