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Use this Music Appreciation and Art of Listerning video entitled Counterpoint and Timbre to study the basic technical aspects of music, including counterpoint and instrumental timbre.

Use this K12 music appreciation video to study Counterpoint and Timbre. Discover how the use of modes, major or minor keys together with tempo can evoke different moods by listening to well-known pieces played in a different key and at a different tempo. Learn how important timbre has become, by listening to well known tunes played by the "wrong" instrument.


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Counterpoint and Timbre video. Learning Objectives for this video:

  • Counterpoint in Music. Learn about Counterpoint and Timbre. Learn how to listen to music actively by recognizing the elements of a musical composition and understanding what a composition offers.
  • Gain insight to the basic technical aspects of music, including rhythm, melody, harmony, counterpoint, instrumental timbre, and the writing of musical notation.
  • Learn how to grasp the ideas and emotions conveyed by a musical composition.
  • Gain insight to themes and variations in music and explore many different types of music, including rock, soul, ragas, Gregorian chant, and folk.
  • Discover the many benefits of using online video for visual learning. Educational video for teaching the K-12 curriculum provides online learning for children and students of all ages and abilities. Using subtitled video - or video with closed captions - enables children to choose between watching, listening to, or reading each presentation whichever best suites their individual learning style. A wonderful option particularly for dyslexia and special needs education.

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