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Emily Crocker & John Leavitt: Essential Musicianship: A Comprehensive Choral Method Book 2

To The Teacher
National Standards For Arts Education
Effective Teaching Checklist
Goals and Overview
Voice: Posture - Breath - Tone - 5 Basic Vowels
Theory: Rhythm - Beat - Note Values (quarter, half, whole)
Sight-Reading: Rhythm Drills
Theory: Basic Notation (staff, clefs, note names)
Sight-Reading: Note Identification
Goals and Overview
Voice: Breath Support (diaphragm)
Theory: Measure - Meter - Barlines
Sight-Reading: Pitch Drills
Performance: Accompanied Song
Sweet Music in the Night (unison)
Goals and Overview
Voice: Practice (posture, breath, vowels)
Theory: Review
Theory: Whole Steps and Half Steps
Sight-Reading: Whole/Half Step Practice
Performance: A Cappella Songs
Treble: Indian Summer
Tenor Bass: Love's Lament
Mixed: Kyrie Eleison
Goals and Overview
Voice: Practice (posture, breath, vowels) - Articulation
Theory: Sharps and Flats - Key of C Review - Key of G
Sight-Reading: Pitch Drills (key of G practice)
Theory: Accidentals - Key Signature
Sight-Reading: Pitch Drills (key of G practice)
Performance: 4-Part A Cappella Canon
Sun is High
Goals and Overview
Voice: Practice (Posture, Breath, Tone, Articulation)
Theory: Melodic Intervals
Sight-Reading: Melodic Interval Practice
Theory: Harmonic Intervals - Chords
Sight-Reading: Interval Practice - Pitch Drills
Performance: Accompanied Song
The Spider and the Fly (SA, TB, or SATB
Goals and Overview
Voice: The Breathing Process
Theory: Triads - The Tonic Chord
Sight-Reading: Tonic Chord Practice
Theory: Rests (quarter, half, whole)
Sight-Reading: Rhythm Drills - Pitch Drills
Performance: A Cappella Songs
Treble: Jubilate Deo
Tenor Bass: Jubilate Deo
Mixed: To Make A Prarie
Goals and Overview
Voice: Review
Theory: Review
Performance: Accompanied Songs
Treble: Fond Affection
Tenor Bass: The Rainbow
Mixed: How Doth the Little Crocodile
Goals and Overview
Voice: Vocalization
Theory: Meter- Dotted Half Notes
Sight-Reading: Changing Meters
Performance: Accompanied Song
Three Nursery Rhymes (unison)
and much more!

Essential Musicianship, Book 2, recommended for Grades 8-10 or other older beginners, is a sequential choral method that helps the older beginner or returning singer develop basic to intermediate skills. Each of the twenty chapters includes materials for vocal development, music theory, sight reading and performance. The Teacher Edition provides comprehensive lesson plans based on the National Standards for Arts Education.

Item code: 6548B | Book | $24.95 |add item to cart
Choral  | 254 Pages | Spiral-bound | Oversize
073999401059 | 0793543347 | 08740105

Music series: Essential Elements Choir | Related: Choral Methods
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