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Music

Grade 9-12 Music Standard 4

Content Standard

Composing and arranging music within specified guidelines

Achievement Standard

    Proficient:
  • Students compose music in several distinct styles, demonstrating creativity in using the elements of music for expressive effect
  • Students arrange pieces for voices or instruments other than those for which the pieces were written in ways that preserve or enhance the expressive effect of the music
  • Students compose and arrange music for voices and various acoustic and electronic instruments, demonstrating knowledge of the ranges and traditional usages of the sound sources

    Advanced:
  • Students compose music, demonstrating imagination and technical skill in applying the principles of composition

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