In our most recent unit, we have been learning that some music tries to convey feelings (happy, angry, sad) or sometimes depict a picture or a scene (a bird, an old castle, fast falling raindrops).
We saw a connection between the feelings and certain musical elements (fast/slow, loud/quiet). For example, we saw that sad music is usually slow and quiet, while angry music can be loud.
Students and parents, if you happen to hear music during the winter break, take a moment to think about it. Are the musicians trying to convey a feeling or a picture? What is it about the music that indicates this?
Enjoy the vacation!