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Series: Miniclips: Elements of Music


Dynamics

Dynamics

Your students will learn about the musical element of dynamics—or differences in volume. This Miniclip describes loud and quiet dynamics, and defines concepts such as pianissimo, piano, forte, fortissimo, crescendo, and decrescendo in easy to...Show More
Form

Form

Introduce the musical element of form to your students with this fantastic Miniclip! Musical form describes the structure in a piece of music, which is demonstrated through sing-a-longs to Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star and Ring-a-ring o’ Roses....Show More
Pitch

Pitch

Introduce your students to the musical element of pitch! This fun Miniclip looks at how pitch can either be high or low, and shows the difference between ascending and descending pitches using demonstrations with a range of instruments.
Rhythm

Rhythm

This Miniclip explores the musical element of rhythm—which is all about the timing of sounds. The video describes long and short sounds using a variety of instruments and clapping methods to demonstrate, and shows how combining these different...Show More
Texture

Texture

In this colourful Miniclip, your students will learn all about the musical element of texture—the layers of sound in music! Through a mixture live-action and animation, students will learn about the differences between thick and thin textures;...Show More
Timbre

Timbre

Introduce the element of timbre to your students with the bright graphics, demonstrations, and clear explanations in this Miniclip. Your students will discover how instruments have a different timbre, why this occurs, and the moods that timbre...Show More