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ERIC Number: ED061242
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
Pages: 11
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Music: Instrumental Techniques, Strings.
Ryan, Philip
A course in music which emphasizes harmony is presented. The approach used is a laboratory one in which pupils will develop skill in playing orchestral string instruments, sing, listen to, read and compose music with emphasis on elementary concepts of harmony. Course objectives include: (1) The student will select the title of a familiar melody heard from a list provided; (2) The student will identify the type of instrumental ensemble heard using a list provided; (3) The student will determine by ear whether an example is in major, minor, or major and minor mode; (4) The student will identify simple musical forms by ear and by eye; (5) The student will exhibit proper position and maintenance of his instrument and bow; (6) The student will play from notation rhythmic passages using whole, half, dotted half, quarter, dotted quarter, eighth, dotted eight, and sixteenth notes; and, (7) The student will play passages which will utilize several bowing techniques. Course content is focused on: (1) development of performance skills, (2) Chromatic Scale, (3) Major Scales and Chords, and (4) Minor Scales and Chords. (Author/CK)
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Authoring Institution: Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.