ERIC Number: ED061240
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
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Music: Instrumental Techniques, Percussion.
A course in introduction to music emphasizing harmony is presented. The approach used is a laboratory approach in which pupils will develop skill in playing percussion instruments, sing, listen to, read and compose music with emphasis on elementary concepts of harmony. Course objectives include: (1) The student will recognize duple, triple, quadruple, quintuple, and sextuple rhythms in their simple and compound forms; (2) The student will know names of lines and spaces of treble and bass clef, order of flats, order of sharps and will have a knowledge of key signature construction in major and minor modes; (3) The student will show a knowledge of tuning various percussions so as to get the best possible tone quality from the instruments; (4) The student will show the proper handgrip of his striking devices for all percussion and accessory instruments; and (5) The student will demonstrate the proper wrist action in playing on a drum pad and he will experience playing all the percussion instruments with proper technique. Course content covers the development of performance skills. (Author/CK)
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Authoring Institution: Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.