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Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 6 - 12
Instrumental Music: Level IV
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1.) Produce a characteristic tone in all registers at all dynamic ranges.

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 6 - 12
Instrumental Music: Level IV
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2.) Sight-read Grade IV literature.

•  Counting music in all meter signatures using a counting system
•  Performing music in all meter signatures
•  Performing music containing all dynamic markings
•  Performing music utilizing all articulations, including spiccato, sforzando, louré, and flautando for strings
Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 6 - 12
Instrumental Music: Level IV
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3.) Perform all major scales, C harmonic minor, A melodic minor, and their related arpeggios, including two octaves for flute, clarinet, and strings.

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 6 - 12
Instrumental Music: Level IV
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4.) Demonstrate a combination of mature tone, good pitch center, and proper balance when performing as a member of a group.

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 6 - 12
Instrumental Music: Level IV
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5.) Demonstrate compositional skills by creating a sixteen-measure melody over a given accompaniment.

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 6 - 12
Instrumental Music: Level IV
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6.) Evaluate in written form a live performance with respect to tone, intonation, balance, technique, interpretation, musical effect, and stage deportment.

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 6 - 12
Instrumental Music: Level IV
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7.) Notate from aural dictation rhythms commonly found in triple meters.

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 6 - 12
Instrumental Music: Level IV
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8.) Demonstrate the construction of a natural minor scale using the whole step-half step pattern.

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 6 - 12
Instrumental Music: Level IV
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9.) Compose a harmonic accompaniment to a given melody using the I, IV, and V chords.

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 6 - 12
Instrumental Music: Level IV
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10.) Describe ways in which concepts of music relate to concepts in other disciplines.

Examples: relationship between ratios in music and ratios in mathematics, relationship between topics in patriotic music to topics in history

•  Comparing music of several cultures of the world
Example: comparing Russian folk music to American folk music