ERIC Number: ED061241
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
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Music: Beginning Strings, Instrumental Techniques--Strings.
Biringer, Frank A., Jr.; Ronci, Sal
A course in introduction to music emphasizing modes and forms is presented. The approach used is a laboratory one in which pupils will develop skill in playing string instruments, sing, listen to, read and compose music with emphasis on identification of elementary concepts of mode and form. Course objectives include: (1) The pupil will select the title of a familiar melody heard from a list provided; (2) The pupil will identify the performing medium by ear; (3) The pupil will determine by ear if an example contains a complete cadence, an incomplete cadence, or no cadence; (4) The pupil will properly tighten, rosin and loosen bow; (5) The pupil will play rhythmic patterns on the open strings; (6) The pupil will play simple melodies which will utilize several bowing techniques; and (7) The pupil will demonstrate proper left hand position while performing three different finger patterns on each string in both half and first positions. Course content covers: (1) development of performance skills, (2) major scales, major and minor chords, and (3) forms. (Author/CK)
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Authoring Institution: Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.