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A SPOTLIGHT ON PIE COURSES: MUSIC APPRECIATION!

A course that teaches you about music and helps you show off your own musical skills!

 

Course Description:


Music is part of everyday life and reflects the spirit of our human condition. To know and understand music, we distinguish and identify cultures on local and global levels. This course will provide students with an aesthetic and historical perspective of music, covering a variety of styles and developments from the Middle Ages through the Twentieth First Century. Students will acquire basic knowledge and listening skills, making future music experiences more informed and satisfying. Learners will create fun music videos, play online games to check their knowledge, learn new terms, gain access to a Spotify playlist, and create a fun Jazz Album cover.


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Part 1:


Resources/Documents Provided:

· Elements of Music

· Glossary of Musical Terms

· A comprehensive guide to Italian musical terms and other terminology

· Renaissance Music Glossary


Units:

1. Elements of Music

2. Pop Music

a. Music Video Project

3. Ancient Music

4. The Renaissance Music