# This lesson is teaching 8th grade students about dynamics and tempo.

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Students take notes and will be formatively assessed at the end (last slide).

Dynamics and Tempo

pp p piano soft mp Very soft pianissimo mezzo-piano DYNAMICS
Volume of the music. Very soft pp pianissimo p piano soft mp mezzo-piano medium soft

mf f ff medium loud forte loud very loud mezzo-forte DYNAMICS
fortissimo

DYNAMICS Crescendo = Gradually get louder Decrescendo =

DYNAMIC WORK soft What is the dynamic marking starting in measure 1?
What does it mean? HOW LONG DOES IT LAST? Write the analyzation in a full sentence. p The dynamic marking in measures ________ is ___ which means to play those measures __________. 1 - 4 soft

DYNAMIC WORK What is the dynamic marking starting in measure 1?
What does it mean? HOW LONG DOES IT LAST? Write the analyzation in a full sentence. f The dynamic marking in measures ________ is ___ which means to play those measures __________. 1 - 4 loud

Write the analyzation in a full sentence.
DYNAMIC WORK What is the dynamic marking starting in measure 1? What does it mean? What is the dynamic marking starting in measure 3? What does it mean? What is the dynamic marking starting in measure 4? What does it mean? Write the analyzation in a full sentence. The dynamic marking in measure ________ is ___ which means to play those measures __________. 1 - 2 pp very soft 3 crescendo In measure ____, there is a __________, which means to_________________. gradually get louder The dynamic marking in measure ________ is ___ which means to play those measures __________. 4 f loud

Write the analyzation in a full sentence.
DYNAMIC WORK What is the dynamic marking starting in measure 1? What does it mean? What is the dynamic marking starting in measure 2? What does it mean? What is the dynamic marking starting in measure 3? What does it mean? Write the analyzation in a full sentence. The dynamic marking in measure ________ is ___ which means to play those measures __________. 1 ff very loud 2 decrescendo In measure ____, there is a __________, which means to_________________. gradually get softer The dynamic marking in measure ________ is ___ which means to play those measures __________. mp 3 - 4 medium soft

Largo slow fast very fast TEMPO Moderato Allegro Presto
Speed of the music Largo slow moderate/medium Moderato fast Allegro very fast Presto

TEMPO WORK What does it mean?
What is the TEMPO marking at the beginning? What does it mean? WRITE THE ANALYZATION IN A FULL SENTENCE. largo The TEMPO marking at the beginning is ___________. This means to play the whole song ____________. slow

TEMPO WORK What is the TEMPO marking at the beginning?
What does it mean? WRITE THE ANALYZATION IN A FULL SENTENCE. allegro The TEMPO marking at the beginning is ___________. This means to play the whole song ____________. fast

On a piece of paper to be given to the teacher:
EXIT SLIP On a piece of paper to be given to the teacher: Identify and define all TEMPO and DYNAMIC markings in the music below (should be 6 definitions).

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