At a Glance:

 
  • Format: Live; Meets Weekly on Wednesdays at 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm CST; See the SKrafty Class Calendar HERE.
  • Course Dates: 9/11/19 – 12/18/19
  • Minecraft Activities: Yes
  • Graded: Yes
  • Number of Lessons: 14

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Description:
Music permeates the human experience, is found in all cultures in all part of the world. The class is designed to help students think critically and reflectively about music and how they themselves find value in a work of music. Class topics and activities empower students to develop a deeper understanding of what they are listening to in music. Participating students will explore the elements of music using diverse examples found in classical literature, folk music, and popular music.

This class will include lessons and activities that offer a variety of ways for students to engage and learn. Activities will include listening, quizzes, and student projects. Student projects can be completed using a variety of approaches. Options will be covered and explained in class, and may include:

● Minecraft music projects, generally using a mod
● Projects in Noteflight
● Recording a student making/performing live music
● Slideshow style presentations

Course Length:

This is one-semester course; 14 weeks with a break for Thanksgiving.

When:

Class will meet on Wednesdays from 3:00 to 3:45 CST beginning Sep 11, 2019 and ending on Dec.18, 2019.


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Music Appreciation

Course Content

Lessons Status
1

Week 1: Course Introduction

2

Week 2: Sound and Pitch

3

Week 3: Beat and Rhythm

4

Week 4: Accent, Meter, and Tempo

5

Week 5: Melody and Harmony

6

Week 6: Dynamics and Timbre

7

Week 7: Voices and Instruments Available on: October 23, 2019 12:00 am

8

Week 8: Form Available on: October 30, 2019 12:00 am

9

Week 9: Texture and Style Available on: November 6, 2019 12:00 am

10

Week 10: Early Music (Middle Ages and Renaissance) Available on: November 13, 2019 12:00 am

11

Week 11: The Baroque Era Available on: November 20, 2019 12:00 am

12

Week 12: The Classical Era Available on: December 4, 2019 12:00 am

13

Week 13: The Romantic Era Available on: December 11, 2019 12:00 am

14

Week 14: The Modern Era Available on: December 18, 2019 12:00 am