ERIC Number: ED058243
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Comprehensive Foundations of Music: A One-Year Elective Course for High School Students.
Washburn, Robert B.
This one-credit elective course for high school students is divided into two phases: Phase I, Elements of Music, and Phase II, Introduction to the Structure, Materials, and Literature of Music. The focal points of the course involve: (1) the study of theory through analysis of the earliest known musical works to those of the present; (2) the use of composition in developing insights in to great musical works; (3) the development of an awareness of music as an art in a historical context; (4) the development of aural-visual skills need in performance, analysis, and teaching; and (5) ample experience in conducting, orchestration, and arranging. A selective bibliography is provided. (DB)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Course Content, Curriculum Guides, Elective Courses, Humanities Instruction, Listening Skills, Literature Appreciation, Music Education, Secondary Education, Secondary School Curriculum
New York State ERIC Service, Room 468 EBA, State Education Department, Albany, New York 12224 (free microfiche copies)
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Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Secondary Curriculum Development.