Using notation, ask learners to work out in their heads the sound of:
then compare these with the actual sound when played.
Using notation, ask learners to describe the overall character of pieces, referring to style, structure, harmonic language, dynamic range, texture, etc. Suggest how they affect the mood of the music.
Ask learners to clap/hum/sing/say at sight appropriate phrases from pieces to be learnt.
Play extracts with subtle deviations from the text in terms of pitch, rhythm, articulation, phrasing, harmonies, dynamics, etc. Ask learners to point out the differences.
Music from all parts of the world is appropriate for these activities.
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