Music 9

In 9th grade the musicians choose music as an elective so we have a lot more time to dig into deeper concepts of music.

Unit 1

We begin the year with a look a jazz and improvisation; especially the harmonic structures that build the idiom.

Unit 2

We then dive into the western art music’s approach to form. Especially the Sonata Allegro form.

Unit 3

The third unit looks at Afro-Cuban music and its origins. We will be dissecting its rhythms and groove.

Unit 4

The last unit of the year we delve into extended chords and expression elements of the romantic and impressionist era.

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