Basics of Pitch is an all-in-one interactive lesson which guides students through the sights, sounds, and feel of musical pitch. This slideshow keeps music students fully immersed in the concept of pitch 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 pitch
—5 slides featuring the sounds of pitch (e.g., high/low, moving higher/lower, melody, etc.)
—4 slides featuring the sights/videos of pitch (e.g., sound waves, graphical notation, vibrating guitar strings, etc.)
—3 slides with interactive musical excerpts (e.g. students play along with pitched percussion instruments, sing a scale in Solfege, and feel the vibrations of classroom objects).
—2 slides of the musical opposites (i.e., things that are unhitched).
—5 bonus slides with additional audio examples and fun facts.
—4 slides with multiple choice questions (students click on the correct answer)
—1 slide with multiple bonus questions from which students can choose