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Dimensions of Music
Explore the dimensions of music in a series of weekly, online, 90-minute class sessions starting March 24. Led by instructor, vocalist and teacher Matthew Melendez with a combination of lecture, listening, group exercises, and discussion.
Participants gain an introduction to the fundamentals of literacy, history, and theory in the style of an interactive nature documentary.
What?s the difference between beat and rhythm?
What?s a do? A re? A mi?
Why so much Italian?
What?s a fach? And should I give one?
Beginning with beat, meter and rhythm, and moving through the elements of pitch, scales, tonality (key), melody, chords, harmony, form, texture and color, the class will look at how each of these dimensions are used by musicians to craft art and convey meaning, how they?re interrelated, and how they?re notated.