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ERIC Number: EJ833730
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 5
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 5
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0027-4321
Teaching World Music through Feature Films
Lum, Chee-Hoo
Music Educators Journal, v95 n3 p71-75 2009
When used effectively, feature films can bring a plethora of visual and aural stimulation to students and enhance their learning about world cultures. Feature films can take students to places, sights, and sounds that they have yet to experience. After watching these films, students might become new admirers or even keen followers of the subject at hand. Music educators would do well to find ways to incorporate feature films into their curricula. The feature-film examples ("Songcatcher", "The Overture", "Sopyonje", and "Vanaprastham") presented in this article illustrate the type of information that teachers might disseminate to students before they watch the films. Also included is a series of direct and open-ended questions that students might consider as they view each film.
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Language: English
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