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ERIC Number: EJ1162116
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Jan
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1048-3713
Popular Music Genres, Music Producers, and Song Creation in the General Music Classroom
Colquhoun, Shane
General Music Today, v31 n2 p17-20 Jan 2018
In secondary general music classes, music educators have the opportunity to bridge the gap between the music students' experiences in school and the music they engage with outside of school. According to Williams, nontraditional music students have musical lives outside of school but choose not to participate in traditional ensembles. In this article, I explore three teaching strategies that can be used to engage students with popular music. These strategies are through studying music genres, studying music producers, and listening to popular songs to distinguish if a song is a remake, cover, sample, remix, or an original song.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Secondary Education
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Language: English
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