Ambos a Dos: A five note song, entry, and save

“Ambos a Dos”, a five notes song, entry and save

Alejandro Jimenez
[email protected]
M.D Fox Elementary School

TI:ME Technology Areas Addressed:





General Music


Classroom Computer,Sibelius notation program


45 Minutes

Prior Knowledge and Skills:

Basic computer,” turn on “, open file,type and save

NAfME standard of 1994 Addressed:

NAfME standard of 1994: Singing, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music.
NAfME standard of 1994: Performing on instruments, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music.

NAfME 2014: Performing 

NAfME standard of 1994: Reading and notating music.

NAfME 2014: Creating 

NAfME standard of 1994: Listening to, analyzing and describing music.

NAfME 2014: Responding 

NAfME standard of 1994: Understanding Music in Relation to History and Culture

NAfME 2014: Connections


Computer generated sound and visual,headphones


Given to the students the Spanish Caribbean “Ambos a Dos”,a 2/4, 8 measure
five pitches(C-D-E-F-G) short song:

Students will:
1-Entry notes one by one on the blank staff generated by the program
2-Save entered notes
3-Playback for corrections


Provide the students with a teacher generated handout that will include the song with the rhythmic patterns of pitches:

Students will open the program Sibelius and follow teacher’s generated instructions to enter and save work.
Class discussion of the song “Ambos a Dos”,connected to the Spanish Caribbean culture.Singing of the song
Listen to the song from the entered notes in the computer.


Completed the entered song the students will playback ,listen and evaluate their entry for possible mistakes and correct them.

Follow Up:


Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Scroll to Top