HARMONY AND CHORDS

2nd ESO Students added chords to a melody with just three chords: tonic, subdominant and dominant.

Andrea and Aitor went further and created counterpoint music.

ANDREA

AITOR

They also created melodies for given chords. Musical form is ABA. Enjoy them!

AITOR                   ILLÁN                    ESTÍBALIZ                  JESÚS

XIRA              SANHAYA                     CRISTIAN                 AARÓN

MOISÉS        PATRICIA                       NATALIA                 PEDRO

SOUNDSCAPES

1st ESO students created a story using only sound effects.

They recorded sounds of their acoustic environment and used Audacity, a free digital audio editor application for computers.

Click on their names to listen.

Alicia

A day in my life

The alarm clock goes off. I get up and go to the bathroom. I flush the toilet.

I go to the living room. I turn on the TV. I hear rain and I turn off the TV because I want to go to the park to meet my friends.

RECORDED OBJECTS:

  • Alarm clock
  • Toilet flushing
  • TV
  • Rain sound

 Álvaro

My cat doesn’t like water.

I pick her up and close the bathroom. I turn on the water and I throw the cat into the water. The cat gets angry.

In the end I dry the cat.

RECORDED OBJECTS:

  • My cat Lizzy
  • Water
  • Pencil case
  • Footsteps

Enol

A short story of my life

First I dropped a coin because my brother kicked me.

Then I threw a ball and the ball hit the computer keyboard. After that, my cousin played the maracas when my mum walked with heels and, in the end, my aunt called us and the telephone rang.

RECORDED OBJECTS:

  • Coin
  • Ball
  • Computer Keyboard
  • Maracas
  • Footsteps
  • Telephone

Marta

The story of my life

I’m walking, I hear a car.

I’m walking and I hear the river.

I go upstairs and I shake my keys.

Then my cousin tells me in her language: “Marta, turn on the ashtray, please”. I love her, so I do that.

RECORDED OBJECTS:

  • Footsteps
  • Car
  • Caudal river
  • Metallic stairs
  • Keys
  • My cousin
  • Ashtray

Raúl

A History of War

In 1941 an American soldier was walking in a Street of a German city while a nazi saw him from a window. He got his AK-47 and shot the American soldier.

When the American saw the nazi he found a colt revolver and fired at the nazi but he run away.

RECORDED OBJECTS:

  • Hockey ball.

Vicky