In Unit 15 students learn about different forms and structures in music. At this level students should
- learn to identify simple repeat bar lines and play pieces with repeats in them.
- gain experience of playing a simple march and understand the basic musical features of a march.
- Repeat marks
- Play a piece that uses repeat marks and discuss what happened with the student.
- Encourage the student to talk you through the geography of the piece. For example, where does the piece start, where is the repeat mark, where do you return to?
- Ask students to highlight or circle the repeat marks in pieces they play.
- When a student comes across a march in their tutor or pieces book start by getting the student to physically march in time (you may need to discuss what a march is if a child doesn’t know). This is great for basic pulse work.
- Talk about the characteristics of a march, and encourage the student to think about what features of the music contribute to the march style (as opposed to a waltz, for example). You are likely to focus on the time signature and pulse at this stage.
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Stage B Signs and Symbols
One worksheet on the signs and symbols covered in Stage B.