What is the difference between rhythm and pitch?
Rhythm is a combination of long and short sounds Pitch is the how high or low a note sounds Together, rhythm and pitch create melodies
Rhythm and Pitch
Rhythm: Not the same as pulse/beat. Rhythms can change. Pitch: One note can have multiple versions of high and low. Melody: A series of single pitches that go together to create a singable tune.
Which do you think is more important in music: rhythm or pitch?
- Both are equally important
Humans can sense rhythms from 6 months old! The pitch of a sound is determined by its frequency The earliest melodies were sung by birds!
Draw / write: What is the difference between rhythm and pitch in music?
Draw / write: What are examples of how rhythm and pitch can be used together to create interesting music?
How does rhythm and pitch work together to create emotion in music?
Why do you think it's important for you to learn how to read music?