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EAR TRAINING

CCA (secondary school)

Ear training can be defined as the process of developing aural skills which are vital principles in learning. It is also the development of one’s ability to identify music sounds as it is a fundamental rudiment in learning.

A song follows a set of singing rhymes when it is well composed.Singing rhymes are vital to the flow of a song when it is orderly arranged or composed. Last words on each line of a song should have a link in terms of identical sound.

ORAL TRAINING

This has to do with intensive training of the human voice to conform with the rhythm of the music. The pitch and other components should be harmonized when singing through the human voice.

 

TWO-PART SINGING

Two part singing or harmony has to do with music written for two voices or two musical instruments.The parts give different note of each chord of the music.The first two parts sings or plays the melody while the other one provides the harmony

 

THREE-PART SINGING

Threepart singing has to do with music written for three voices or three musical instruments.

 

EVALUATION

  1. What is ear training?
  2. Explain oral training.

 

GENERAL EVALUATION/ REVISION QUESTIONS

  1. What is denouement?
  2. Explain characterization.
  3. Define drama and theatre respectively.
  4. What is the difference between chroma, intensity and value?
  5. What is shading?
  6. Explain these types of shading. (i) Hatching (ii) Cross hatching  (iii) Pointillism

 

WEEKEND ASSIGNMENT

  1. …………..…..is the height or depth of musical sound. (a) Pitch (b) Chord  (c) Intensity  (d) Timbre
  2. Trio is an Italian word in music which meansinstrumentalization or vocalization by …………different sounds or voices to make a melodious music or song. (a) two            (b) three   (c) four      (d) five
  3. A written piece of music designed purposely for two voices or two musical instruments is based on ……… (a) one part singing (b) two part singing (c) three part singing (d) four part singing
  4. A written piece of music meant for three voices or three musical instruments is based on ……………(a) three part singing (b) two part singing (c) All of the above. (d) None of the above.
  5. Singing with regards to vocal expression solely depends on what element of music. (a) Pitch (b) Timbre  (c) Duration  (d) Texture

 

THEORY

  1. What is ear training?
  2. Explain oral training.

 

See also

CONTEMPORARY DANCE

RUDIMENTS AND THEORIES OF MUSIC

STUDY OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

HOW TO ACHIEVE A SENSE OF BELONGING

DRAMA DIRECTOR

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