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  • 1. First Edition Fundamentals of Music: Music Education By Elle Dragos and Jordan Lowery
  • 2. User Guide This eBook was created by Jordan Lowery and Elle Dragos as an introduction to music fundamentals for elementary students. This book could be helpful to anyone who is just learning music, as well.
  • 3. Chapter 1: Introduction to Music 1 The basics used to learn music are beat/time, rhythm, solfege, and notes. In this book you will learn about all of the basics, and be able to use them. Get ready to learn and sing, because this book is all about MUSIC!
  • 4. The Basics: Everything you will learn in this book! 1.Beat and Time 2.Rhythm 3.Solfege 4.Notes Music is all around you, all the time! You hear music at home, in the grocery store, in the car, at school, and many more places. Music is made up of sounds that you can make with your mouth, your hands, and instruments. All you need is a beat and some notes to make any kind of music you want. In this book we will learn about beat/rhythm, time signatures, notes/solfege, and other musical terms. Let’s get started so you can start making music! 3
  • 5. Chapter 2: Beat and Time 2
  • 6. Beat A beat in music is the steady pulse in. You can tap the beat with your hands against your legs, clap, or tap your toes to keep a steady rhythm. 5
  • 7. Time Signatures A time signature tells you what the beat of a song will be. Click on the link below to visit a site that will let you listen to different beats in different time signatures. aining/terms.asp?id=301 6
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  • 9. Chapter 3: Rhythm 3
  • 10. Rhythm The rhythm of a song is the way the words go. Any easy way to think of rhythm is to think of how the song flows and sounds to you. Here is a chart of notes and rests that help to make the rhythm of a song. You will learn more about what the notes mean in the next chapter! 9
  • 11. Rhythm Game! Click the link below to play a game about rhythm. mes/rhythm/rhythm.html 10
  • 12. Chapter 4: Solfege 4
  • 13. Solfege The Scale Do Solfege is a scale in music that gives short names to different notes, or sounds. The scale also has hand signs, and is used as a warm-up in singing and playing instruments. Do TZxDSw46gDnYP33_B0XC_4PGsNpU5pXMm2tFoO9yXAT_l6 BC5NhT2nyKmj0cg9Ek1yuHcatM3Wxk3jFuoHntJuREPPINaFh DE-7g 12
  • 14. Do Click below to hear Do! 13
  • 15. Re Click below to hear Re! 14
  • 16. Mi Click below to hear Mi! 15
  • 17. Fa Click below to hear Fa! 16
  • 18. Sol Click below to hear Sol! 17
  • 19. La Click below to hear La! 18
  • 20. Ti Click below to hear Ti! 19
  • 21. Chapter 5: Rhythm Syllables and Notes 5
  • 22. Rhythm Syllables and Notes Rhythm Syllables for each note: Rhythm syllables are the names we give to the different types of musical notes, which are whole notes, half notes, quarter notes, and two-eighth notes. You will learn about 4 types of notes. 21
  • 23. Whole Note This note has 4 beats. 22
  • 24. This note has 2 beats. Half Note 23
  • 25. Quarter Note This note has 1 beat. 24
  • 26. Eighth Notes This note has a half of a beat per note. 25