Unit C4 – Pulse & Metre

In Unit C4, students will build on their experience of playing in different metres. They should become confident with:

  • playing in 2 crotchets in a bar
  • playing in 3 quavers in a bar
  • playing in 6 quavers in a bar
  • playing and identifying upbeats

They should also start becoming more confident in aurally identifying 2, 3, or 4 crotchets in a bar.

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Worksheets

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C4 Time Signatures Quiz 1 (2, 3, and 4 crotchets per bar)
C4 Time Signatures Quiz 2 (3 and 6 quavers per bar)
C4 Upbeats (2, 3, and 4 crotchets per bar)


Repertoire

Upbeats

Get Set! Piano Pieces 1
We Wish You a Merry Christmas – pg 18
Tingalayo! – pg 20
If You’re Happy And you Know It – pg 22

New Horizons Book 1
Drifting – pg 14 (Stage F elements)

Piano Star – Five Finger Tunes
Birds in Spring – pg 23 (DC al Fine)
The Notes in My Song – pg 28
She’ll Be Comin’ Round the Mountain – pg 32

Piano Star 1
After School – pg 19 (Stage D features)

2 crotchets in a bar (2/4)

Get Set! Piano Pieces 1
Eve’s Fairy Fingers – pg 20
Burney Bee – pg 21
Soft Kitten – pg 21
Love Somebody – pg 22
Magic Matt – pg 23
Rainbows – pg 23

Mosaic Volume 1
Let’s Play Ball – pg 8 (Stage B elements)
Penta – pg 16 (Stage D elements)
Question Mark (?) – pg 22 (Stage D elements)
Funny Car Horns – pg 32 (Stage D elements)

Piano Star 1
Double Decker – pg 17
Ten o’Clock Tiptoe – pg 29 (Stage D features)

6 Quavers in a Bar (6/8)

Einaudi Graded Pieces 1
Divenire – pg 56 (Stage D elements)

New Horizons Book 1
Allegretto – pg 10 (Stage F/G elements)
Drifting – pg 14 (Stage F elements)
Turning Always – pg 15 (Stage E/F elements)