Basics of Dynamics is an all-in-one interactive lesson which guides students through the sights, sounds, and feel of dynamics in music. This slideshow keeps students fully immersed in the music concept using real-life photographs, colorful backgrounds, and meaningful interactions. The slideshow has a classic, sophisticated design geared to attract both young and advanced music students alike. Best of all, the intuitive slideshow is perfect for a non-music substitute as well as a master music teacher! Students will enjoy this slideshow as part of a center or whole-group activity.
This is only the beginning of what is sure to be an epic series of “Basics”! Check out what’s already available:
Basics of Beat
Basics of Pitch
Basics of Rhythm
Basics of Harmony
Basics of Dynamics
—introductory slides with icon map and main menu for ease of navigation
—definition of rhythm
—5 slides featuring the sounds of dynamics (e.g., loud, soft, getting louder, getting softer, sudden change in volume)
—5 slides featuring the sights/videos of dynamics (e.g., cymbal crashing, big cat sounds, bullet train, choir, orchestra)
—5 slides with interactive musical excerpts to show the feel of dynamics (e.g., sing-along videos and play-along rhythm audio)
—1 slide of the musical opposites (i.e., dynamics are not pitch).
—5 bonus slides with additional audio examples and facts.
—4 slides with multiple choice questions (students click on the correct answer)
—1 slide with multiple bonus questions from which students can choose