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Music 3.6

Critical evaluation and response. The student listens to, responds to, and evaluates music and musical performances. The student is expected to:

  • (1) exhibit audience etiquette during live and recorded performances;
    • (A) recognize known rhythmic and melodic elements in aural examples using appropriate vocabulary;
    • (B) identify specific musical events in aural examples such as changes in timbre, form, tempo, or dynamics using appropriate vocabulary;
    • (C) respond verbally and through movement to short musical examples; and
    • (D) describe a variety of compositions and formal or informal musical performances using specific music vocabulary.

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