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ERIC Number: ED061239
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
Pages: 14
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Music: Instrumental Techniques, Woodwinds.
Baker, Melvin
A course in introduction to music emphasizing modes and forms is presented. The approach used is a laboratory approach in which pupils will develop skill in playing wood-wind instruments, sing, listen to, read and compose music with emphasis on identification of elementary concepts of mode and form. Course objectives include: (1) pupil will select the title of a familiar melody heard from a list provided; (2) The student will identify the performing medium by ear from various choices; (3) Given a staff notated example, the pupil will indicate any pitch discrepancies in an example heard; (4) The pupil will properly assemble a wood-wind instrument of his choice, including preparation and adjustment of reed, if any; (5) The pupil will play from memory a chromatic scale for a range of two octaves; and (6) The pupil will play with characteristic timbre at a speed of at least two tones per second, scales of one octave, articulation to be determined by instructor. Course content focuses on development of performance skills. (Author/CK)
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Authoring Institution: Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.