LESSON 2 MUSIC FOR RECREATION Objectives After doing though this lesson you should be able to; 1. Give example of action song. 2. Make a worthy leisure activity on different action songs. 3. Utilize music as an outlet of one’s feeling . NEXT CONTENTS PREVIOUS 1 3 Lesson
INTRODUCTION According to William Shakespeare “Though music, oft has such a chum to make bad, good and to provide no harm.” Music is a powerful antidote to the multifarious problem of delinquency but still music affords profitable changes in mans societal surrounding. People are inspired and motivated by music, especially the out of school youth. They are more than willing to sing and strum their guitar if only to give expressions of enjoyment and pride in his chosen art . NEXT CONTENTS PREVIOUS
The Action Song
Music is a refreshing change from the rigors of classroom work. Under the creative teacher, the music period becomes an eagerly awaited lesson where each child can relax and have RECREATON, while learning. It is here, where he can express himself through singing, playing or creating, stretch his tired muscles while developing his sense of rhythm, enjoy hearing pleasant sounds as he discover so many things heretofore unknown to him.
Singing ACTION SONGS is one of the most enjoyable classroom activities. An example is DO-RE-MI, a popular selection from Roger and Hammerstein’s. “The Sound of Music” In spite of its being quite common, it can be an interesting and novel experience learning it. A number of musical CONCEPTS may be learned from it .