National Core Arts Standards: Music — Grade 9


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MU:Cn10.0.C.Ia

Demonstrate how interests, knowledge, and skills relate to personal choices and intent when creating, performing, and responding to music.

MU:Cn10.0.C.IIa

Demonstrate how interests, knowledge, and skills relate to personal choices and intent when creating, performing, and responding to music

MU:Cn10.0.C.IIIa

Describe and demonstrate multiple ways in which sounds and musical ideas can be used to represent extended sonic experiences or abstract ideas.

MU:Cn10.0.E.5a

Demonstrate how interests, knowledge, and skills relate to personal choices and intent when creating, performing, and responding to music.

MU:Cn10.0.E.8a

Demonstrate how interests, knowledge, and skills relate to personal choices and intent when creating, performing, and responding to music

MU:Cn10.0.E.Ia

Demonstrate how interests, knowledge, and skills relate to personal choices and intent when creating, performing, and responding to music.

MU:Cn10.0.E.IIa

Demonstrate how interests, knowledge, and skills relate to personal choices and intent when creating, performing, and responding to music.

MU:Cn10.0.E.IIIa

Demonstrate how interests, knowledge, and skills relate to personal choices and intent when creating, performing, and responding to music.

MU:Cn10.0.H.8a

Demonstrate how interests, knowledge, and skills relate to personal choices and intent when creating, performing, and responding to music.

MU:Cn10.0.H.I

Demonstrate how interests, knowledge, and skills relate to personal choices and intent when creating, performing, and responding to music

MU:Cn10.0.H.IIa

Demonstrate how interests, knowledge, and skills relate to personal choices and intent when creating, performing, and responding to music.

MU:Cn10.0.H.IIIa

Demonstrate how interests, knowledge, and skills relate to personal choices and intent when creating, performing, and responding to music.

MU:Cn10.0.T.Ia

Demonstrate how interests, knowledge, and skills relate to personal choices and intent when creating, performing, and responding to music.

MU:Cn10.0.T.IIa

Demonstrate how interests, knowledge, and skills relate to personal choices and intent when creating, performing, and responding to music

MU:Cn10.0.T.IIIa

Demonstrate how interests, knowledge, and skills relate to personal choices and intent when creating, performing, and responding to music.

MU:Cn10.H.5a

Demonstrate how interests, knowledge, and skills relate to personal choices and intent when creating, performing, and responding to music.

MU:Cn11.0.C.Ia

Demonstrate understanding of relationships between music and the other arts, other disciplines, varied contexts, and daily life.

MU:Cn11.0.C.IIa

Demonstrate understanding of relationships between music and the other arts, other disciplines, varied contexts, and daily life.

MU:Cn11.0.E.5a

Demonstrate understanding of relationships between music and the other arts, other disciplines, varied contexts, and daily life.

MU:Cn11.0.E.8a

Demonstrate how interests, knowledge, and skills relate to personal choices and intent when creating, performing, and responding to music.

MU:Cn11.0.E.Ia

Demonstrate how interests, knowledge, and skills relate to personal choices and intent when creating, performing, and responding to music.

MU:Cn11.0.E.IIa

Demonstrate understanding of relationships between music and the other arts, other disciplines, varied contexts, and daily life.

MU:Cn11.0.E.IIIa

Demonstrate understanding of relationships between music and the other arts, other disciplines, varied contexts, and daily life.

MU:Cn11.0.H.5a

Demonstrate how interests, knowledge, and skills relate to personal choices and intent when creating, performing, and responding to music.

MU:Cn11.0.H.8a

Demonstrate how interests, knowledge, and skills relate to personal choices and intent when creating, performing, and responding to music.

MU:Cn11.0.H.Ia

Demonstrate how interests, knowledge, and skills relate to personal choices and intent when creating, performing, and responding to music.

MU:Cn11.0.H.IIa

Demonstrate how interests, knowledge, and skills relate to personal choices and intent when creating, performing, and responding to music.

MU:Cn11.0.H.IIIa

Demonstrate how interests, knowledge, and skills relate to personal choices and intent when creating, performing, and responding to music.

MU:Cn11.0.T.Ia

Demonstrate understanding of relationships between music and the other arts, other disciplines, varied contexts, and daily life.

MU:Cn11.0.T.IIa

Demonstrate understanding of relationships between music and the other arts, other disciplines, varied contexts, and daily life.

MU:Cn11.0.T.IIIa

Demonstrate understanding of relationships between music and the other arts, other disciplines, varied contexts, and daily life.

MU:Cr1.1.C.Ia

Describe how sounds and short musical ideas can be used to represent personal experiences, moods, visual images, and/or storylines

MU:Cr1.1.C.IIa

Describe and demonstrate how sounds and musical ideas can be used to represent sonic events, memories, visual images, concepts, texts, or storylines

MU:Cr1.1.C.IIIa

Assemble and organize multiple sounds or extended musical ideas to create initial expressive statements of selected extended sonic experiences or abstract ideas.

MU:Cr1.1.E.5a

Compose and improvise melodic and rhythmic ideas or motives that reflect characteristic(s) of music or text(s) studied in rehearsal.

MU:Cr1.1.E.8a

Compose and improvise ideas for melodies and rhythmic passages based on characteristic(s) of music or text(s) studied in rehearsal.

MU:Cr1.1.E.Ia

Compose and improvise ideas for melodies, rhythmic passages, and arrangements for specific purposes that reflect characteristic(s) of music from a variety of historical periods studied in rehearsal.

MU:Cr1.1.E.IIa

Compose and improvise ideas for arrangements, sections, and short compositions for specific purposes that reflect characteristic(s) of music from a variety of cultures studied in rehearsal.

MU:Cr1.1.E.IIIa

Compose and improvise musical ideas for a variety of purposes and contexts.

MU:Cr1.1.H.5a

Generate melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic ideas for simple melodies (such as two phrase) and chordal accompaniments for given melodies.

MU:Cr1.1.H.8a

Generate melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic ideas for melodies (created over specified chord progressions or AB / ABA forms) and two-to three-chord accompaniments for given melodies.

MU:Cr1.1.H.Ia

Generate melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic ideas for improvisations, compositions (forms such as theme and variation or 12-bar blues), and three-or-more- chord accompaniments in a variety of patterns (such as arpeggio, country and gallop strumming, finger picking patterns).

MU:Cr1.1.H.IIa

Generate melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic ideas for compositions (forms such as rounded binary or rondo ), improvisations, accompaniment patterns in a variety of styles, and harmonizations for given melodies.

MU:Cr1.1.H.IIIa

Generate melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic ideas for a collection of compositions (representing a variety of forms and styles), improvisations in several different styles, and stylistically appropriate harmonizations for given melodies.

MU:Cr1.1.T.Ia

Generate melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic ideas for compositions or improvisations using digital tools

MU:Cr1.1.T.IIa

Generate melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic ideas for compositions and improvisations using digital tools and resources.

MU:Cr1.1.T.IIIa

Generate melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic ideas for compositions and improvisations that incorporate digital tools, resources, and systems.

MU:Cr2.1.C.Ia

Assemble and organize sounds or short musical ideas to create initial expressions of selected experiences, moods, images, or storylines.

MU:Cr2.1.C.Ib

Identify and describe the development of sounds or short musical ideas in drafts of music within simple forms (such as onepart, cyclical, or binary).

MU:Cr2.1.C.IIa

Assemble and organize multiple sounds or musical ideas to create initial expressive statements of selected sonic events, memories, images, concepts, texts, or storylines.

MU:Cr2.1.C.IIb

Describe and explain the development of sounds and musical ideas in drafts of music within a variety of simple or moderately complex forms (such as binary, rondo , or ternary ) .

MU:Cr2.1.C.IIIa

Analyze and demonstrate the development of sounds and extended musical ideas in drafts of music within a variety of moderately complex or complex forms.

MU:Cr2.1.C.IIIb

Research, identify, explain , and apply personally-developed criteria to assess and refine the technical and expressive aspects of evolving drafts leading to final versions

MU:Cr2.1.E.5a

Select and develop draft melodic and rhythmic ideas or motives that demonstrate understanding of characteristic(s) of music or text(s) studied in rehearsal.

MU:Cr2.1.E.5b

Preserve draft compositions and improvisations through standard notation and audio recording

MU:Cr2.1.E.8a

Select and develop draft melodies and rhythmic passages that demonstrate understanding of characteristic(s) of music or text(s) studied in rehearsal.

MU:Cr2.1.E.8b

Preserve draft compositions and improvisations through standard notation and audio recording

MU:Cr2.1.E.Ia

Select and develop draft melodies, rhythmic passages, and arrangements for specific purposes that demonstrate understanding of characteristic(s) of music from a variety of historical periods studied in rehearsal.

MU:Cr2.1.E.Ib

Preserve draft compositions and improvisations through standard notation and audio recording

MU:Cr2.1.E.IIa

Select and develop arrangements, sections, and short compositions for specific purposes that demonstrate understanding of characteristic(s) of music from a variety of cultures studied in rehearsal.

MU:Cr2.1.E.IIb

Preserve draft compositions and improvisations through standard notation, audio, or video recording

MU:Cr2.1.E.IIIa

Select and develop composed and improvised ideas into draft musical works organized for a variety of purpose s and contexts.

MU:Cr2.1.E.IIIb

Preserve draft musical works through standard notation, audio, or video recording.

MU:Cr2.1.H.5a

Select, develop, and use standard notation or audio/video recording to document melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic ideas for drafts of simple melodies (such as two-phrase) and chordal accompaniments for given melodies.

MU:Cr2.1.H.8a

Select, develop, and use standard notation and audio/video recording to document melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic ideas for drafts of melodies (created over specified chord progressions or AB / ABA forms) and two-to-three -chord accompaniments for given melodies

MU:Cr2.1.H.Ia

Select, develop, and use standard notation and audio/video recording to document melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic ideas for drafts of improvisations, compositions ( forms such as theme and variation or 12-bar blues) , and three-or more- chord accompaniments in a variety of patterns (such as arpeggio, country and gallop strumming, finger picking patterns).

MU:Cr2.1.H.IIa

Select, develop, and use standard notation and audio/video recording to document melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic ideas for drafts of compositions (forms such as rounded binary or rondo ), improvisations, accompaniment patterns in a variety of styles, and harmonizations for given melodies.

MU:Cr2.1.H.IIIa

Select, develop, and use standard notation and audio/video recording to document melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic ideas for drafts of compositions (representing a variety of forms and styles), improvisations in several different styles, and stylistically appropriate harmonizations for given melodies.

MU:Cr2.1.T.Ia

Select melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic ideas to develop into a larger work using digital tools and resources

MU:Cr2.1.T.IIa

Select melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic ideas to develop into a larger work that exhibits unity and variety using digital and analog tools.

MU:Cr2.1.T.IIIa

Select, develop, and organize multiple melodic, rhythmic and harmonic ideas to develop into a larger work that exhibits unity, variety, complexity, and coherence using digital and analog tools, resources, and systems.

MU:Cr3.1.C.Ia

Identify, describe, and apply teacher provided criteria to assess and refine the technical and expressive aspects of evolving drafts leading to final versions.

MU:Cr3.1.C.IIa

Identify, describe, and apply selected teacher-provided or personally-developed criteria to assess and refine the technical and expressive aspects of evolving drafts leading to final versions.

MU:Cr3.1.C.IIIa

Share music through the use of notation, solo or group performance, or technology, and demonstrate and explain how the elements of music, compositional techniques and processes have been employed to realize expressive intent.

MU:Cr3.1.E.5a

Evaluate and refine draft compositions and improvisations based on knowledge, skill, and teacher-provided criteria.

MU:Cr3.1.E.8a

Evaluate and refine draft compositions and improvisations based on knowledge, skill, and collaboratively-developed criteria .

MU:Cr3.1.E.Ia

Evaluate and refine draft melodies, rhythmic passages, arrangements, and improvisations based on established criteria , including the extent to which they address identified purposes.

MU:Cr3.1.E.IIa

Evaluate and refine draft arrangements, sections, short compositions, and improvisations based on personally-developed criteria, including the extent to which they address identified purposes.

MU:Cr3.1.E.IIIa

Evaluate and refine varied draft musical works based on appropriate criteria, including the extent to which they address identified purposes and contexts.

MU:Cr3.1.H.5a

Apply teacher-provided criteria to critique, improve, and refine drafts of simple melodies (such as two-phrase) and chordal accompaniments for given melodies.

MU:Cr3.1.H.8a

Apply teacher-provided criteria to critique, improve, and refine drafts of melodies (created over specified chord progressions or AB / ABA forms) and two-to-three -chord accompaniments for given melodies.

MU:Cr3.1.H.Ia

Develop and apply criteria to critique, improve, and refine drafts of improvisations, compositions (forms such as theme and variation or 12-bar blues) and three-or more -chord accompaniments in a variety of patterns (such as arpeggio, country and gallop strumming, finger picking patterns).

MU:Cr3.1.H.IIa

Develop and apply criteria to critique, improve, and refine drafts of compositions (forms such as rounded binary or rondo ), improvisations, accompaniment patterns in a variety of styles, and harmonizations for given melodies.

MU:Cr3.1.H.IIIa

Develop and apply criteria to critique, improve, and refine drafts of compositions (representing a variety of forms and styles) , improvisations in a variety of styles, and stylistically appropriate harmonizations for given melodies.

MU:Cr3.1.T.Ia

Drawing on feedback from teachers and peers, develop and implement strategies to improve and refine the technical and expressive aspects of draft compositions and improvisations.

MU:Cr3.1.T.IIa

Develop and implement varied strategies to improve and refine the technical and expressive aspects of draft compositions and improvisations.

MU:Cr3.1.T.IIIa

Develop and implement varied strategies and apply appropriate criteria to improve and refine the technical and expressive aspects of draft compositions and improvisations.

MU:Cr3.2.C.Ia

Share music through the use of notation, performance, or technology, and demonstrate how the elements of music have been employed to realize expressive intent.

MU:Cr3.2.C.Ib

Describe the given context and performance medium for presenting personal works, and how they impact the final composition and presentation.

MU:Cr3.2.C.II

Share music through the use of notation, solo or group performance, or technology, and demonstrate and describe how the elements of music and compositional techniques have been employed to realize expressive intent.

MU:Cr3.2.C.IIa

Share music through the use of notation, solo or group performance, or technology, and demonstrate and describe how the elements of music and compositional techniques have been employed to realize expressive intent.

MU:Cr3.2.C.IIb

Describe the selected contexts and performance mediums for presenting personal works, and explain why they successfully impact the final composition and presentation.

MU:Cr3.2.C.IIIa

Describe a variety of possible contexts and mediums for presenting personal works, and explain and compare how each could impact the success of the final composition and presentation

MU:Cr3.2.C.IIIb

Identify and select specific sections, movements, or entire works that express personal experiences and interests, moods, visual images, concepts, texts, or storylines in moderately complex or complex forms.

MU:Cr3.2.E.5a

Share personally-developed melodic and rhythmic ideas or motives individually or as an ensemble that demonstrate understanding of characteristics of music or texts studied in rehearsal

MU:Cr3.2.E.8a

Share personally-developed melodies and rhythmic passages individually or as an ensemble that demonstrate understanding of characteristics of music or texts studied in rehearsal.

MU:Cr3.2.E.Ia

Share personally-developed melodies, rhythmic passages, and arrangements individually or as an ensemble that address identified purposes.

MU:Cr3.2.E.IIa

a Share personally-developed arrangements, sections, and short compositions individually or as an ensemble that address identified purposes.

MU:Cr3.2.E.IIIa

Share varied, personally-developed musical works individually or as an ensemble that address identified purposes and contexts

MU:Cr3.2.E.IIIb

Share varied, personally developed musical works individually or as an ensemble that address identified purposes and contexts

MU:Cr3.2.H.5a

Share final versions of simple melodies (such as two-phrase) and chordal accompaniments for given melodies, demonstrating an understanding of how to develop and organize personal musical ideas.

MU:Cr3.2.H.8a

Share final versions of melodies (created over specified chord progressions or AB / ABA forms) and two-to-three -chord accompaniments for given melodies, demonstrating an understanding of how to develop and organize personal musical ideas.

MU:Cr3.2.H.Ia

Perform final versions of improvisations, compositions (forms such as theme and variation or 12-bar blues) , and three-or more -chord accompaniments in a variety of patterns (such as arpeggio, country and gallop strumming, finger picking patterns), demonstrating technical skill in applying principles of composition/improvisation and originality in developing and organizing musical ideas.

MU:Cr3.2.H.IIa

Perform final versions of compositions (forms such as rounded binary or rondo ), improvisations, accompaniment patterns in a variety of styles, and harmonizations for given melodies, demonstrating technical skill in applying principles of composition/improvisation and originality in developing and organizing musical ideas.

MU:Cr3.2.H.IIIa

Perform final versions of a collection of compositions (representing a variety of forms and styles), improvisations in several different styles, and stylistically appropriate harmonizations for given melodies, demonstrating technical skill in applying principles of composition/improvisation and originality in developing and organizing musical ideas. Present Essential Question(s): When is creative work ready to share? Enduring Understanding: Musicians evaluate, and refine their work through openness to new ideas, persistence, and the application of appropriate criteria. CREATING Anchor Standard 2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work. Enduring Understanding: Musicians creative choices are influenced by their expertise, context, and expressive intent. Essential Question(s): How do musicians make creative decisions? Enduring Understanding: Musicians presentation of creative work is the culmination of a process of creation and communication Music - Harmonizing Instruments Strand Essential Question(s): How do musicians improve the quality of their creative work? CREATING CREATING Anchor Standard 3: Refine and complete artistic work. P

MU:Cr3.2.T.Ia

Share compositions or improvisations that demonstrate a proficient level of musical and technological craftsmanship as well as the use of digital tools and resources in developing and organizing musical ideas.

MU:Cr3.2.T.IIa

Share compositions and improvisations that demonstrate an accomplished level of musical and technological craftsmanship as well as the use of digital and analog tools and resources in developing and organizing musical ideas.

MU:Cr3.2.T.IIIa

Share a portfolio of musical creations representing varied styles and genres that demonstrates an advanced level of musical and technological craftsmanship as well as the use of digital and analog tools, resources and systems in developing and organizing musical ideas.

MU:Pr4.1.C.Ia

Identify and select specific excerpts, passages, or sections in musical works that express a personal experience, mood, visual image, or storyline in simple forms (such as one-part, cyclical, binary).

MU:Pr4.1.C.IIa

Identify and select specific passages, sections, or movements in musical works that express personal experiences and interests, moods, visual images, concepts, texts, or storylines in simple forms (such as binary , ternary , rondo ) or moderately complex forms.

MU:Pr4.1.C.IIIa

Analyze how the elements of music (including form), and compositional techniques of selected works relate to the style, function, and context, and explain and support the analysis and its implications for rehearsal and performance.

MU:Pr4.1.E.5a

Select varied repertoire to study based on interest, music reading skills (where appropriate), an understanding of the structure of the music, context, and th

MU:Pr4.1.E.8a

Select a varied repertoire to study based on music reading skills (where appropriate), an understanding of formal design in the music, context, and the technical skill of the individual and ensemble.

MU:Pr4.1.E.Ia

Explain the criteria used to select a varied repertoire to study based on an understanding of theoretical and structural characteristics of the music, the technical skill of the individual or ensemble, and the purpose or context of the performance

MU:Pr4.1.E.IIa

Develop and apply criteria to select a varied repertoire to study and perform based on an understanding of theoretical and structural characteristics and expressive challenges in the music , the technical skill of the individual or ensemble, and the purpose and context of the performance

MU:Pr4.1.E.IIIa

Develop and apply criteria to select varied programs to study and perform based on an understanding of theoretical and structural characteristics and expressive challenges in the music, the technical skill of the individual or ensemble, and the purpose and context of the performance.

MU:Pr4.1.H.5a

Describe and demonstrate how a varied repertoire of music that includes melodies, repertoire pieces, and chordal accompaniments is selected, based on personal interest, music reading skills, and technical skill, as well as the context of the performances.

MU:Pr4.1.H.8a

Describe and demonstrate how a varied repertoire of music that includes melodies, repertoire pieces, and chordal accompaniments is selected, based on personal interest, music reading skills, and technical skill (citing technical challenges that need to be addressed) , as well as the context of the performances

MU:Pr4.1.H.Ia

Explain the criteria used when selecting a varied repertoire of music for individual or small group performances that include melodies, repertoire pieces, improvisations, and chordal accompaniments in a variety of patterns (such as arpeggio, country and gallop strumming, finger picking patterns).

MU:Pr4.1.H.IIa

Develop and apply criteria for selecting a varied repertoire of music for individual and small group performances that include melodies, repertoire pieces, improvisations, and chordal accompaniments in a variety of styles.

MU:Pr4.1.H.IIIa

Develop and apply criteria for selecting a varied repertoire for a program of music for individual and small group performances that include melodies, repertoire pieces, stylistically appropriate accompaniments, and improvisations in a variety of contrasting styles.

MU:Pr4.2.C.Ia

Analyze how the elements of music (including form) of selected works relate to style and mood, and explain the implications for rehearsal or performance.

MU:Pr4.2.C.IIa

Analyze how the elements of music (including form) of selected works relate to the style, function , and context , and explain the implications for rehearsal and performance.

MU:Pr4.2.C.IIIa

Develop interpretations of works based on an understanding of the use of elements of music (including form ) , compositional techniques, style, function, and context, explaining and justifying how the interpretive choices reflect the creators intent.

MU:Pr4.2.E.5a

Demonstrate, using music reading skills where appropriate, how knowledge of formal aspects in musical works inform prepared or improvised performances.

MU:Pr4.2.E.8a

Demonstrate, using music reading skills where appropriate, how the setting and formal characteristics of musical works contribute to understanding the context of the music in prepared or improvised performances.

MU:Pr4.2.E.Ia

Demonstrate, using music reading skills where appropriate, how compositional devices employed and theoretical and structural aspects of musical works impact and inform prepared or improvised performances.

MU:Pr4.2.E.IIa

Document and demonstrate, using music reading skills where appropriate, how compositional devices employed and theoretical and structural aspects of musical works may impact and inform prepared and improvised performances.

MU:Pr4.2.E.IIIa

Examine, evaluate, and critique, using music reading skills where appropriate, how the structure and context impact and inform prepared and improvised performances

MU:Pr4.2.H.5a

Identify prominent melodic and harmonic characteristics in a varied repertoire of music that includes melodies, repertoire pieces, and chordal accompaniments selected for performance, including at least some based on reading standard notation.

MU:Pr4.2.H.8a

Identify prominent melodic, harmonic, and structural characteristics and context (social , cultural , or historical ) in a varied repertoire of music that includes melodies, repertoire pieces, and chordal accompaniments selected for performance, including at least some based on reading standard notation.

MU:Pr4.2.H.Ia

Identify and describe important theoretical and structural characteristics and context (social, cultural, or historical) in a varied repertoire of music that includes melodies, repertoire pieces, improvisations, and chordal accompaniments in a variety of patterns (such as arpeggio, country and gallop strumming, finger picking patterns).

MU:Pr4.2.H.IIa

Identify and describe important theoretical and structural characteristics and context (social, cultural, and historical) in a varied repertoire of music that includes melodies, repertoire pieces, improvisations, and chordal accompaniments in a variety of styles.

MU:Pr4.2.H.IIIa

Identify and describe important theoretical and structural characteristics and context (social, cultural, and historical) in a varied repertoire of music selected for performance programs that includes melodies, repertoire pieces, stylistically appropriate accompaniments, and improvisations in a variety of contrasting styles.

MU:Pr4.2.T.Ia

Describe how context, structural aspects of the music, and digital media/tools inform prepared and improvised performances.

MU:Pr4.2.T.IIa

Describe and demonstrate how context, theoretical and structural aspects of the music and digital media/tools inform and influence prepared and improvised performances.

MU:Pr4.2.T.III

Examine, evaluate and critique how context, theoretical and structural aspects of the music and digital media/tools inform and influence prepared and improvised performances.

MU:Pr4.3.C.Ia

Develop interpretations of works based on an understanding of the use of elements of music, style, and mood, explaining how the interpretive choices reflect the creators intent.

MU:Pr4.3.C.IIa

Develop interpretations of works based on an understanding of the use of elements of music, style, mood, function , and context , explaining and supporting how the interpretive choices reflect the creators intent

MU:Pr4.3.C.IIIa

Create rehearsal plans for works, identifying the form, repetition and variation within the form, compositional techniques, and the style and historical or cultural context of the work.

MU:Pr4.3.E.5a

Identify expressive qualities in a varied repertoire of music that can be demonstrated through prepared and improvised performances.

MU:Pr4.3.E.8a

Demonstrate understanding and application of expressive qualities in a varied repertoire of music through prepared and improvised performances.

MU:Pr4.3.E.Ia

Demonstrate an understanding of context in a varied repertoire of music through prepared and improvised performances.

MU:Pr4.3.E.IIa

Demonstrate how understanding the style , genre , and context of a varied repertoire of music influences prepared and improvised performances as well as performers technical skill to connect with the audience.

MU:Pr4.3.E.IIIa

Demonstrate how understanding the style, genre, and context of a varied repertoire of music informs prepared and improvised performances as well as performers technical skill to connect with the audience

MU:Pr4.3.H.5a

Demonstrate and describe in interpretations an understanding of the context and expressive intent in a varied repertoire of music selected for performance that includes melodies, repertoire pieces, and chordal accompaniments

MU:Pr4.3.H.8a

Demonstrate and describe in interpretations an understanding of the context (social , cultural , or historical ) and expressive intent in a varied repertoire of music selected for performance that includes melodies, repertoire pieces, and chordal accompaniments.

MU:Pr4.3.H.Ia

Describe in interpretations the context (social, cultural, or historical) and expressive intent in a varied repertoire of music selected for performance that includes melodies, repertoire pieces, improvisations, and chordal accompaniments in a variety of patterns (such as arpeggio, country and gallop strumming, finger picking patterns) .

MU:Pr4.3.H.IIa

Explain in interpretations the context (social, cultural, and historical) and expressive intent in a varied repertoire of music selected for performance that includes melodies, repertoire pieces, improvisations, and chordal accompaniments in a variety of styles.

MU:Pr4.3.H.IIIa

Explain and present interpretations that demonstrate and describe the context (social, cultural, and historical) and an understanding of the creators intent in repertoire for varied programs of music that include melodies, repertoire pieces, stylistically appropriate accompaniments, and improvisations in a variety of contrasting styles.

MU:Pr4.3.T.Ia

Demonstrate how understanding the context, expressive challenges, and use of digital tools in a varied repertoire of music influence prepared or improvised performances.

MU:Pr4.3.T.IIa

Demonstrate how understanding the style , genre , context, and use of digital tools and resources in a varied repertoire of music influences prepared or improvised performances and performers ability to connect with audiences.

MU:Pr4.3.T.IIIa

Demonstrate how understanding the style, genre, context, and integration of digital technologies in a varied repertoire of music informs and influences prepared and improvised performances and their ability to connect with audiences.

MU:Pr4.I.T.Ia

Develop and explain the criteria used for selecting a varied repertoire of music based on interest, music reading skills, and an understanding of the performers technical and technological skill.

MU:Pr4.I.T.IIa

Develop and apply criteria to select a varied repertoire to study and perform based on interest; an understanding of theoretical and structural characteristics of the music; and the performers technical skill using digital tools and resources.

MU:Pr4.I.T.IIIa

Develop and apply criteria to select varied programs to study and perform based on interest, an understanding of the theoretical and structural characteristics, as well as expressive challenges in the music, and the performers technical skill using digital tools, resources, and systems.

MU:Pr5.1.C.Ia

Create rehearsal plans for works, identifying repetition and variation within the form

MU:Pr5.1.C.Ib

Using established criteria and feedback, identify the ways) in which performances convey the elements of music, style, and mood.

MU:Pr5.1.C.Ic

Identify and implement strategies for improving the technical and expressive aspects of multiple works

MU:Pr5.1.C.IIa

Create rehearsal plans for works, identifying the form , repetition and variation within the form, and the style and historical or cultural context of the work .

MU:Pr5.1.C.IIb

Using established criteria and feedback, identify the ways in which performances convey the formal design , style, and historical/cultural context of the works.

MU:Pr5.1.C.IIc

Identify and implement strategies for improving the technical and expressive aspects of varied works.

MU:Pr5.1.C.IIIa

Using established criteria and feedback, identify the ways in which performances use compositional techniques and convey the formal design, style, and historical/cultural context of the works.

MU:Pr5.1.C.IIIb

Identify, compare , and implement strategies for improving the technical and expressive aspects of multiple contrasting works.

MU:Pr5.1.C.IIIc

Share live or recorded performances of works (both personal and others), and explain and/or demonstrate understanding of how the expressive intent of the music is conveyed.

MU:Pr5.1.E.8a

Develop strategies to address technical challenges in a varied repertoire of music and evaluate their success using feedback from ensemble peers and other sources to refine performances.

MU:Pr5.1.E.Ia

Develop strategies to address expressive challenges in a varied repertoire of music, and evaluate their success using feedback from ensemble peers and other sources to refine performances.

MU:Pr5.1.E.IIa

Develop and apply appropriate rehearsal strategies to address individual and ensemble challenges in a varied repertoire of music, and evaluate their success.

MU:Pr5.1.E.IIIa

Develop, apply, and refine appropriate rehearsal strategies to address individual and ensemble challenges in a varied repertoire of music.

MU:Pr5.1.H.5a

Apply teacher-provided criteria to critique individual performances of a varied repertoire of music that includes melodies, repertoire pieces, and chordal accompaniments selected for performance, and apply practice strategies to address performance challenges and refine the performances.

MU:Pr5.1.H.8a

Apply teacher-provided criteria to critique individual performances of a varied repertoire of music that includes melodies, repertoire pieces, and chordal accompaniments selected for performance, and identify practice strategies to address performance challenges and refine the performances.

MU:Pr5.1.H.Ia

Develop and apply criteria to critique individual and small group performances of a varied repertoire of music that includes melodies, repertoire pieces, improvisations, and chordal accompaniments in a variety of patterns (such as arpeggio, country and gallop strumming, finger picking patterns), and create rehearsal strategies to address performance challenges and refine the performances.

MU:Pr5.1.H.IIa

Develop and apply criteria to critique individual and small group performances of a varied repertoire of music that includes melodies, repertoire pieces, improvisations, and chordal accompaniments in a variety of styles, and create rehearsal strategies to address performance challenges and refine the performances.

MU:Pr5.1.H.IIIa

Develop and apply criteria, including feedback from multiple sources , to critique varied programs of music repertoire (melodies, repertoire pieces, stylistically appropriate accompaniments, improvisations in a variety of contrasting styles ) selected for individual and small group performance, and create rehearsal strategies to address performance challenges and refine the performances.

MU:Pr5.1.T.Ia

Identify and implement rehearsal strategies to improve the technical and expressive aspects of prepared and improvised performances in a varied repertoire of music

MU:Pr5.1.T.IIa

Develop and implement rehearsal strategies to improve and refine the technical and expressive aspects of prepared and improvised performances in a varied repertoire of music

MU:Pr5.1.T.IIIa

Apply appropriate criteria as well as feedback from multiple sources and develop and implement varied strategies to improve and refine the technical and expressive aspects of prepared and improvised performances in varied programs of music.

MU:Pr5.3.E.5a

Use self-reflection and peer feedback to refine individual and ensemble performances of a varied repertoire of music.

MU:Pr6.1.C.Ia

Share live or recorded performances of works (both personal and others), and explain how the elements of music are used to convey intent.

MU:Pr6.1.C.Ib

Identify how compositions are appropriate for an audience or context, and how this will shape future compositions.

MU:Pr6.1.C.IIa

Share live or recorded performances of works (both personal and others), and explain how the elements of music and compositional techniques are used to convey intent.

MU:Pr6.1.C.IIb

Explain how compositions are appropriate for both audience and context, and how this will shape future compositions.

MU:Pr6.1.C.IIIa

Explain how compositions are appropriate for a variety of audiences and contexts, and how this will shape future compositions.

MU:Pr6.1.C.IIIb

Apply researched or personally developed criteria to select music that expresses personal experiences and interests, visual images, concepts, texts, or storylines in moderately complex or complex forms, and describe and justify the choice as models for composition.

MU:Pr6.1.E.5a

Demonstrate attention to technical accuracy and expressive qualities in prepared and improvised performances of a varied repertoire of music

MU:Pr6.1.E.5b

Demonstrate an awareness of the context of the music through prepared and improvised performances.

MU:Pr6.1.E.5c

Demonstrate understanding and application of expressive qualities in a varied repertoire of music through

MU:Pr6.1.E.8a

Demonstrate attention to technical accuracy and expressive qualities in prepared and improvised performances of a varied repertoire of music representing diverse cultures and styles.

MU:Pr6.1.E.8b

Demonstrate an understanding of the context of the music through prepared and improvised performances.

MU:Pr6.1.E.Ia

Demonstrate attention to technical accuracy and expressive qualities in prepared and improvised performances of a varied repertoire of music representing diverse cultures, styles, and genres.

MU:Pr6.1.E.Ib

Demonstrate an understanding of expressive intent by connecting with an audience through prepared and improvised performances.

MU:Pr6.1.E.IIa

Demonstrate mastery of the technical demands and an understanding of expressive qualities of the music in prepared and improvised performances of a varied repertoire representing diverse cultures, styles, genres, and historical periods.

MU:Pr6.1.E.IIb

Demonstrate an understanding of intent as a means for connecting with an audience through prepared and improvised performances.

MU:Pr6.1.E.IIIa

Demonstrate an understanding and mastery of the technical demands and expressive qualities of the music through prepared and improvised performances of a varied repertoire representing diverse cultures, styles, genres, and historical periods in multiple types of ensemble s.

MU:Pr6.1.E.IIIb

Demonstrate an ability to connect with audience members before and during the process of engaging with and responding to them through prepared and improvised performances.

MU:Pr6.1.H.5a

Perform with expression and technical accuracy in individual performances of a varied repertoire of music that includes melodies, repertoire pieces, and chordal accompaniments, demonstrating understanding of the audience and the context.

MU:Pr6.1.H.8a

Perform with expression and technical accuracy in individual performances of a varied repertoire of music that includes melodies, repertoire pieces, and chordal accompaniments, demonstrating sensitivity to the audience and an understanding of the context (social , cultural , or historical ) .

MU:Pr6.1.H.Ia

Perform with expression and technical accuracy, in individual and small group performance s, a varied repertoire of music that includes melodies, repertoire pieces, improvisations, and chordal accompaniments in a variety of patterns (such as arpeggio, country and gallop strumming, finger picking patterns), demonstrating sensitivity to the audience and an understanding of the context (social, cultural, or historical).

MU:Pr6.1.H.IIa

Perform with expression and technical accuracy, in individual and small group performances, a varied repertoire of music that includes melodies, repertoire pieces, improvisations, and chordal accompaniments in a variety of styles, demonstrating sensitivity to the audience and an understanding of the context (social, cultural, and historical)

MU:Pr6.1.H.IIIa

Perform with expression and technical accuracy, in individual and small group performances, a varied repertoire for programs of music that includes melodies, repertoire pieces, stylistically appropriate accompaniments, and improvisations in a variety of contrasting styles, demonstrating sensitivity to the audience and an understanding of the context (social, cultural, and historical).

MU:Pr6.1.T.Ia

Using digital tools, demonstrate attention to technical accuracy and expressive qualities in prepared and improvised performances of a varied repertoire of music.

MU:Pr6.1.T.Ib

Demonstrate an understanding of the context of music through prepared and improvised performances.

MU:Pr6.1.T.IIa

Using digital tools and resources, demonstrate technical accuracy and expressive qualities in prepared and improvised performances of a varied repertoire of music representing diverse cultures, styles, and genres.

MU:Pr6.1.T.IIb

Demonstrate an understanding of the expressive intent when connecting with an audience through prepared and improvised performances.

MU:Pr6.1.T.IIIa

integrating digital and analog tools and resources, demonstrate an understanding and attention to technical accuracy and expressive qualities of the music in prepared and improvised performances of a varied repertoire of music representing diverse cultures, styles, genres, and historical periods

MU:Pr6.1.T.IIIb

Demonstrate an ability to connect with audience members before, and engaging with and responding to them during prepared and improvised performances.

MU:Re6.1.H.IIIa

Select, describe, and compare a variety of individual and small group musical programs from varied cultures, genres, and historical periods.

MU:Re7.1.C.Ia

Apply teacher-provided criteria to select music that expresses a personal experience, mood, visual image, or storyline in simple forms (such as one-part, cyclical, binary), and describe the choices as models for composition.

MU:Re7.1.C.IIa

Apply teacher-provided or personally-developed criteria to select music that expresses personal experiences and interests, moods, visual images, concepts, texts, or storylines in simple or moderately complex forms, and describe and defend the choices as models for composition.

MU:Re7.1.C.IIIa

Analyze aurally and/or by reading the scores of musical works the elements of music (including form), compositional techniques and procedures, relating them to aesthetic effectiveness, style, mood, and context; and explain how the analysis provides models for personal growth as composer, performer, and/or listener.

MU:Re7.1.E.5a

Identify reasons for selecting music based on characteristics found in the music, connection to interest, and purpose or context

MU:Re7.1.E.8a

Explain reasons for selecting music citing characteristics found in the music and connections to interest, purpose, and context.

MU:Re7.1.E.Ia

Apply criteria to select music for specified purposes, supporting choices by citing characteristics found in the music and connections to interest, purpose, and context.

MU:Re7.1.E.II

Apply criteria to select music for a variety of purposes, justifying choices citing knowledge of the music and the specified purpose and context.

MU:Re7.1.E.IIa

Apply criteria to select music for a variety of purposes, justifying choices citing knowledge of the music and the specified purpose and context.

MU:Re7.1.E.IIIa

Use research and personally developed criteria to justify choices made when selecting music, citing knowledge of the music, and individual and ensemble purpose and context

MU:Re7.1.H.5a

Demonstrate and describe reasons for selecting music, based on characteristics found in the music and connections to interest, purpose or personal experience.

MU:Re7.1.H.8a

Explain reasons for selecting music citing characteristics found in the music and connections to interest, purpose, and context.

MU:Re7.1.H.Ia

Apply criteria to select music for a variety of purposes, justifying choices citing knowledge of the music and the specified purpose and context.

MU:Re7.1.H.IIa

Apply criteria to select music for a variety of purpose, justifying choices citing knowledge of music and specified purpose and context

MU:Re7.1E.5a

identify reasons for selecting music based on characteristics found in the music, connection to interest, and purpose or context.

MU:Re7.2.C.Ia

Analyze aurally the elements of music (including form) of musical works, relating them to style, mood, and context, and describe how the analysis provides models for personal growth as composer, performer, and/or listener

MU:Re7.2.C.IIa

Analyze aurally and/or by reading the scores of musical works the elements of music (including form ) , compositional techniques and procedures, relating them to style, mood, and context; and explain how the analysis provides models for personal growth as composer, performer, and/or listener.

MU:Re7.2.C.IIIa

Develop, justify and defend interpretations of varied works, demonstrating an understanding of the composers intent by citing the use of elements of music (including form), compositional techniques, and the style/genre and context of each work.

MU:Re7.2.E.5a

Identify how knowledge of context and the use of repetition, similarities, and contrasts inform the response to music.

MU:Re7.2.E.8a

Describe how understanding context and the way the elements of music are manipulated inform the response to music.

MU:Re7.2.E.Ia

Explain how the analysis of passages and understanding the way the elements of music are manipulated inform the response to music.

MU:Re7.2.E.IIa

Explain how the analysis of structures and contexts inform the response to music.

MU:Re7.2.E.IIIa

Demonstrate and justify how the analysis of structures, contexts, and performance decisions inform the response to music

MU:Re7.2.H.5a

Demonstrate and explain, citing evidence, the use of repetition, similarities and contrasts in musical selections and how these and knowledge of the context (social or cultural) inform the response.

MU:Re7.2.H.8a

Describe how the way that the elements of music are manipulated and knowledge of the context (social and cultural) inform the response.

MU:Re7.2.H.Ia

Compare passages in musical selections and explain how the elements of music and context (social, cultural, or historical ) inform the response.

MU:Re7.2.H.IIa

Explain how the analysis of the structures and context (social, cultural, and historical) of contrasting musical selections inform the response

MU:Re7.2.H.IIIa

Demonstrate and justify how the structural characteristics function within a variety of musical selections, and distinguish how context (social, cultural, and historical) and creative decisions inform the response.

MU:Re7.2.T.Ia

Explain how knowledge of the structure (repetition, similarities, contrasts), technological aspects, and purpose of the music informs the response.

MU:Re7.2.T.IIa

Explain how an analysis of the structure, context , and technological aspects of the music informs the response.

MU:Re7.2.T.IIIa

Demonstrate and justify how an analysis of the structural characteristics, context, and technological and creative decisions, informs interest in and response to the music .

MU:Re7.I.T.Ia

Cite reasons for choosing music based on the use of the elements of music, digital and electronic aspects, and connections to interest or purpose.

MU:Re7.I.T.IIa

Select and critique contrasting musical works, defending opinions based on manipulations of the elements of music, digital and electronic aspects, and the purpose and context of the works

MU:Re7.I.T.IIIa

Select, describe and compare a variety of musical selections based on characteristics and knowledge of the music, understanding of digital and electronic aspects, and the purpose and context of the works.

MU:Re8.1.C.Ia

Develop and explain interpretations of varied works, demonstrating an understanding of the composers intent by citing technical and expressive aspects as well as the style/genre of each work.

MU:Re8.1.C.IIa

Develop and support interpretations of varied works, demonstrating an understanding of the composers intent by citing the use of elements of music (including form ), compositional techniques, and the style/genre and context of each work

MU:Re8.1.C.IIIa

Evaluate the effectiveness of the technical and expressive aspects of selected music and performances, demonstrating understanding of theoretical concepts and complex compositional techniques and procedures

MU:Re8.1.E.5a

Identify interpretations of the expressive intent and meaning of musical works, referring to the elements of music, contexts, and (when appropriate) the setting of the text.

MU:Re8.1.E.8a

Identify and support interpretations of the expressive intent and meaning of musical works, citing as evidence the treatment of the elements of music, contexts, and (when appropriate) the setting of the text.

MU:Re8.1.E.Ia

Explain and support interpretations of the expressive intent and meaning of musical works, citing as evidence the treatment of the elements of music, contexts, (when appropriate) the setting of the text, and personal research.

MU:Re8.1.E.IIa

Support interpretations of the expressive intent and meaning of musical works citing as evidence the treatment of the elements of music, contexts, (when appropriate) the setting of the text, and varied researched sources

MU:Re8.1.E.IIIa

Justify interpretations of the expressive intent and meaning of musical works by comparing and synthesizing varied researched sources, including reference to other art forms.

MU:Re8.1.H.5a

Identify interpretations of the expressive intent and meaning of musical selections, referring to the elements of music, context (personal or social), and (when appropriate) the setting of the text.

MU:Re8.1.H.8a

Identify and support interpretations of the expressive intent and meaning of musical selections, citing as evidence the treatment of the elements of music, context, and (when appropriate) the setting of the text.

MU:Re8.1.H.Ia

Explain and support interpretations of the expressive intent and meaning of musical selections, citing as evidence the treatment of the elements of music, context (personal, social, and cultural ), and (when appropriate) the setting of the text, and outside sources.

MU:Re8.1.H.IIa

Explain and support interpretations of the expressive intent and meaning of musical selections, citing as evidence the treatment of the elements of music, context (personal, social, and cultural), and (when appropriate) the setting of the text, and varied researched sources.

MU:Re8.1.H.IIIa

Establish and justify interpretations of the expressive intent and meaning of musical selections by comparing and synthesizing varied researched sources, including reference to examples from other art forms.

MU:Re8.1.T.Ia

Explain and support an interpretation of the expressive intent of musical selections based on treatment of the elements of music, digital and electronic features, and purpose

MU:Re8.1.T.IIa

Connect the influence of the treatment of the elements of music, digital and electronic features, context , purpose, and other art forms to the expressive intent of musical works.

MU:Re8.1.T.IIIa

to connect the influence of the treatment of the elements of music, digital and electronic features, context, purpose, and other art forms to the expressive intent of musical works.

MU:Re9.1.C.Ia

Describe the effectiveness of the technical and expressive aspects of selected music and performances, demonstrating understanding of fundamentals of music theory.

MU:Re9.1.C.Ib

Describe the ways) in which critiquing others work and receiving feedback from others can be applied in the personal creative process.

MU:Re9.1.C.IIa

Explain the effectiveness of the technical and expressive aspects of selected music and performances, demonstrating understanding of music theory as well as compositional techniques and procedures

MU:Re9.1.C.IIb

Describe ways in which critiquing others work and receiving feedback from others have been specifically applied in the personal creative process

MU:Re9.1.C.IIIa

Describe and evaluate ways in which critiquing others work and receiving feedback from others have been specifically applied in the personal creative process.

MU:Re9.1.C.IIIb

Demonstrate how interests, knowledge, and skills relate to personal choices and intent when creating, performing, and responding to music.

MU:Re9.1.E.5a

Identify and describe the effect of interest, experience, analysis, and context on the evaluation of music.

MU:Re9.1.E.8a

Explain the influence of experiences, analysis, and context on interest in and evaluation of music.

MU:Re9.1.E.Ia

Evaluate works and performances based on personally- or collaboratively developed criteria , including analysis of the structure and context.

MU:Re9.1.E.IIa

Evaluate works and performances based on research as well as personally- and collaboratively-developed criteria, including analysis and interpretation of the structure and context

MU:Re9.1.E.IIIa

Develop and justify evaluations of music, programs of music, and performances based on criteria, personal decision-making, research, and understanding of contexts.

MU:Re9.1.H.5a

Identify and describe how interest, experiences, and contexts (personal or social) effect the evaluation of music.

MU:Re9.1.H.8a

Explain the influence of experiences and contexts (personal, social, or cultural ) on interest in and the evaluation of a varied repertoire of music.

MU:Re9.1.H.Ia

Develop and apply teacher provided and established criteria based on personal preference, analysis, and context (personal, social, and cultural) to evaluate individual and small group musical selections for listening.

MU:Re9.1.H.IIa

Apply personally-developed and established criteria based on research , personal preference, analysis, interpretation, expressive intent , and musical qualities to evaluate contrasting individual and small group musical selections for listening.

MU:Re9.1.H.IIIa

Develop and justify evaluations of a variety of individual and small group musical selections for listening based on personally developed and established criteria, personal decision making, and knowledge and understanding of context .

MU:Re9.1.T.Ia

Evaluate music using criteria based on analysis, interpretation, digital and electronic features, and personal interests.

MU:Re9.1.T.IIa

Apply criteria to evaluate music based on analysis, interpretation, artistic intent , digital, electronic, and analog features, and musical qualities.

MU:Re9.1.T.IIIa

Develop and justify the evaluation of a variety of music based on established and personally-developed criteria , digital, electronic and analog features, and understanding of purpose and context .