Aim: How can we identify the tempo of music through movement?
Summary: Students demonstrate the expressive quality of tempo through movement.
Standards: US 1, 2, 5, 6; NYC 1, 2, 3
Modality: performing, responding
Materials: Audio Tracks, Teacher Worksheets
Time Required: 15 minutes
This activity is part of: Music Educators Toolbox
Music Educators Toolbox by Carnegie Hall is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Symphony No. 9 in E Minor 'From the New World', Op. 95 – II. Largo by Antonin Dvořák. Performed by the Skidmore College Orchestra. Available from Musopen. Sound files on the Musopen repository are licensed as public domain.
Violin Concerto in D, Opus 61, 2nd movement, by Ludwig van Beethoven. Performed by the US Air Force Band. Available from Musopen. Sound files on the Musopen repository are licensed as public domain.