M.E411

Compose a Consequent Phrase

Compose a Consequent Phrase

Teachers will provide an antecedent musical phrase of four measures in length. Students will then compose a new consequent phrase on demand during a single class period.

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This is an analytic rubric. The column on the left shows the dimension that is being measured in the student’s performance. The levels across the top row indicate the performance level in the dimensions. Occasionally all dimensions and performance levels are exemplified by multiple students in a single recording.

TEACHER SCORING RUBRIC

  • Dimension
  • Correct Notation

    All measures contain the correct number of beats. All stems point in the correct direction. Each staff contains the correct clef and key signature. All measures are separated by barlines. The end is designated with a double barline. All parts of notes or rests (noteheads, stems, flags, beams, extension dots, etc.) are placed correctly.

  • Compositional Quality

    The consequent phrase ends in the same key as the antecedent phrase. The consequent phrase is roughly the same length as the antecedent phrase.  The end of the consequent phrase implies a sense of harmonic closure. The consequent phrase uses at least one rhythmic feature of the antecedent phrase. The consequent phrase uses at least one melodic/tonal feature of the antecedent phrase.

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  • Fulfills none of these statements.

    N/A at this time.
  • Fulfills one or two of these statements.

    N/A at this time.
  • Fulfills three or four of these statements.

    N/A at this time.
  • Fulfills five or six of these statements.

    N/A at this time.
  • Fulfills none of these statements.

    N/A at this time.
  • Fulfills one of these statements.

    N/A at this time.
  • Fulfills two or three of these statements.

    N/A at this time.
  • Fulfills four or five of these statements.

    N/A at this time.
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