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Class intro and project outlines

  1. 1. MUSIC APPRECIATION<br />Miss Junker<br />235-1100 ext 142<br /><br />
  2. 2. Goals of this class<br />Study a range of musical styles and cultures<br />Study famous musicians and composers<br />Recognize and analyze famous works of music<br />Learn basic music reading and notation skills<br />Share your own music<br />Most importantly:<br />Figure out: WHAT IS MUSIC?? WHY IS IT IMPORTANT??<br />
  3. 3. Class projects<br />5 favorites<br />Musical Timeline<br />What is music, and why is it important?<br />
  4. 4. 1 Rule:<br />RESPECT EVERYONE IN THIS ROOM<br />
  5. 5. What you need for this class:<br />Binder<br />Looseleaf paper<br />Dividers: <br />History<br />Theory<br />Staff Paper<br />Listening journals<br />Projects<br />
  6. 6. Tests<br />6 unit tests<br />Each test will contain three main sections: <br />History<br />Theory<br />Listening<br />
  7. 7. Performance Critiques<br />You will need to attend one live performance before May 1st<br />Fill out a “critique worksheet” during or after the performance<br />Write a minimum 3 page paper about the performance<br />A program from the performance must also be turned in<br />
  8. 8. Miss Junker<br />Grade school: Cathedral<br />High school: Belleville East<br />College: University of Evansville, Indiana<br />Name change will be happening in June<br />Main instruments: Oboe and voice<br />I love reading, cooking, eating, and playing video games<br />
  9. 9. Now…what about you?<br />Your name?<br />What year in school are you?<br />Do you play an instrument or sing?<br />What is your favorite style of music?<br />Who is your favorite singer or band?<br />What are your hobbies?<br />Something interesting about yourself?<br />
  10. 10. Plan for the rest of the week:<br />Tuesday: <br />Short presentations<br />Go over previous test<br />Wednesday:<br />Introduction to music!<br />Thursday and Friday:<br />Work on your Favorite 5 Presentations<br />
  11. 11. Five Favorites<br />Pick your five favorite songs (current pop songs, old classics, or whatever is your favorite!)<br />Make a powerpoint presentation and tell us the following information about each song:<br />Who wrote it<br />Who performed it<br />When and where it was popular<br />Why it is in your top 5 favorites<br />
  12. 12. Not sure where to start? <br />My favorite groups/artists:<br />Billy Joel<br />Owl City<br />Journey<br />Genesis<br />Aaron Copland<br />
  13. 13. Favorite song from each group:<br />Billy Joel……………………………For the Longest Time<br />Owl City……………………………Fireflies<br />Journey…………………………….Don’t Stop Believin’<br />Jason Mraz……………………....I’m Yours<br />Aaron Copland…………………Fanfare for the Common Man<br />
  14. 14. Don’t Stop Believin’<br />Who wrote it? <br />Steve Perry<br />Who performed it?<br />Journey<br />When and where was it popular?<br />1981: US, Canada, Sweden, UK, Netherlands<br />2010: US, Canada, Ireland, UK <br />made popular again by the TV show “Glee”<br />Why is it my favorite song?<br />Driving background rhythm<br />Alternating bass line and piano at the beginning<br />Growing energy and intensity as the song goes on<br />
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  17. 17. You will need:<br />A recording of each of your favorite songs<br />Ways to present them:<br />ipod- Be sure and make a playlist so you can play the five songs in order<br />Burn a CD with the five songs in order<br />Bring your original CDs and I will import them into my player<br />Ask someone if they have your songs on their ipod<br />Import your songs directly into your PowerPoint<br />YOUTUBE IS BLOCKED AT ALTHOFF, AS ARE MOST WEBSITES WITH MP3 SONGS! <br />***INAPPROPRIATE LYRICS ARE NOT ALLOWED!!!! Preview your choices carefully before you present them to the class!***<br />
  18. 18. So let’s think…<br />Why is music important?<br />Here’s a few facts:<br />
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  20. 20. Wired Generation…<br />How does that change music??<br />