Elements of Music Rhythm • The combinations of long and short, even and uneven sounds that convey a sense of movement. Melody • A logical succession of musical pitches arranged in a rhythmic pattern. Harmony • The vertical blocks of different tones that sound simultaneously; a progression of chords. Form • The design of music, incorporating repetition, contrast, unity, and variety. The organization of music, its shape or structure.
The Expressive Elements of MusicAdd variety and contrast tomusic•Timbre - The distinctive quality of tone ofa sound.•Dynamics - The volume of sound; theloudness or softness of a musical passage.•Tempo - The pace at which musicmoves, based on the speed of theunderlying beat.
Elements of DanceElements of Movement - Space, Force, andTime•Concepts of contrast and unity•Force and energy•Patterns and sequencingRelationship between Music and Dance•Movement, physical education, and the kinestheticarts•Creativity and improvisation in dance•Locomotor skills and axial movements
Elements of TheatreConcepts Structural Elements of Plot•Character •Exposition•Setting •Complication•Conflict •Crisis •Climax•Audience •Resolution•Motivation The 5 W’s•Props, stage areas, blocking, •Who, What, Where, When,cues Why?•Monologue and dialogue•Protagonist and antagonist
Elements of Visual ArtsLine•A point moving in space. Line can vary in width, length,curvature, color, or direction.Color• The visual sensation dependent on the reflection orabsorption of light from a given surface (hue, value, andintensity)Shape/Form• A two-dimensional area or plane that may be open orclosed, free-form or geometric.
Elements of Visual ArtsTexture•The surface quality of materials, eitheractual (tactile) or implied (visual).Value•Lightness or darkness of a hue or neutralcolor. A value scale shows the range of valuesfrom black to white.Space•The emptiness or area between, around,above, below, or contained within objects.