Module 1

Topics Covered in the Module:

  • The octave and its 7 letter names
  • The Staff/Stave
  • Clefs
  • Note names on the G clef
  • Note names on the F clef

Content Covered in the Module:

  • Vibration and pitch
  • Timbre and dynamics
  • The fundamental pitch
  • Placing letter names on a keyboard
  • Dividing the octave

    Module 2

    Topics Covered in the Module:

    • Beat, pulse and meter
    • Quadruple, triple and duple meters
    • Crotchet, quaver and minim
    • Rests and semibreve
    • Stem rule

    Content Covered in the Module:

    • Deconstruct rhythmic patterns
    • Start reading rhythm notation

    Module 3

    Topics Covered in the Module:

    • C Major scale
    • Accidentals
    • Enharmonic equivalent
    • Other scales
    • Tetrachords – Wholetones and Semitones

    Content Covered in the Module:

    • Connect emotionally with music
    • Understand emotion in music through scales
    • Find sharps and flats on a keyboard
    • Build scales on a keyboard
    • Build scales from sheet music

    Module 4

    Topics Covered in the Module:

    • Rhythmic notation – the correct use of ties and dots
    • Grouping correctly using ties and dots
    • Time signature: numerators/nominators, duple, triple, quadruple time
    • Weak and strong beats
    • Stacked tied notes

    Content Covered in the Module:

    • Rhythmic differentiation