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Marvelous Musical Deli - Welcome to the Deli! An Introduction to Form in Music

Grade Levels
2nd - 5th
Formats Included
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18 usuable
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This item is part of The Marvelous Musical Deli Series. The Marvelous Musical Deli is a free online resource dedicated to teaching the concept of musical form. The website and video series are an endeavor to take the somewhat abstract concept of form and make it more concrete for younger students. Join Simon Sandwich and his crew of Deli Dudes as they bring form to life. Visit musicaldeli.iheartteachingmusic.com for more details.

This PowerPoint presentation will walk your students through the following concepts:
-What is Musical Form?
-How Do We Describe Form?
-What's Up With the Deli? (introduces the concept of building a sandwich to represent form)
-Meet the Deli Dudes (meet Simon Sandwich and his Deli Dudes)
-Common Forms in Music (covers Strophic/AAAA, Binary/AB/AABB, Ternary/ABA, & AABA forms)- A few short musical examples are suggested, but feel free to use your favorite pieces. (Music files not included - you must purchase your own copies.)

Please Note:This product is a PowerPoint version of the information found on The Marvelous Musical Deli's What is Musical Form? page. The information presented on the website is free to use. This product is meant to serve as a convenience for those who prefer to teach through a PowerPoint, instead of a website.

Included in this Download:
Meet the Deli Dudes & I Hear a Pattern! PowerPoint
Lesson Plan PDF with suggestions for incorporating The Marvelous Musical Deli into your classroom

Also Available in The Marvelous Musical Deli Series:
Test Your Ears!
Silly Sandwich Rondo
Large Form Cards FREEBIE
The Marvelous Musical Deli Intro to Form Bundle
more items coming soon!

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Credits (links in product file):
Graphics licensed from Lettering Delights


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Total Pages
18 usuable
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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