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Think about how a quiet lullaby evokes calm, while a loud, energetic march can stir excitement. The emotions that certain types of music conjure are due in large part to the dynamics of the music that is to say the relative volume of a sound or note. Dynamics play an important role in how music is expressed and experienced, and the best way to help children understand the range of dynamic expression is through exposure. In this lesson, the Friendly Frogs sang, listened, and relaxed to music with varying dynamics in activities designed to build a strong foundation for understanding fundamental music concepts and expression.