Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Rhythm and Silence

Nu works project-
1. Each student constructs an original musical instrument.
2. Make groups
3. Compose, write and perform your song.

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Unit 3: Rhythm and Silence

  Unit 3: Rhythm and Silence
1.      Research  
2.     Rhythm and Silence in music, Visual Art, Dance & Theater
4.     Dance Studio
5.     Performance
6.     Video Project
7.      Video Critic Discussion and blog entry

Rhythm can be found in the choreography of a dance, in the painting of an artist, and of course, in songs and melodies.
In looking at music, we see all sorts of styles. Some styles are slow and mellow (like a waltz) others are quick and lively (like a tango). The one thing that all rhythms have in common, however, is repetition. Rhythms must repeat themselves.
In painting, rhythm can be created with the repetition of strokes, visual elements, or even entire subjects. . . and probably the very best example of a rhythmic visual artist is the famous action painter,