Making Presentation Music

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Making Presentation Music

  1. 1. Making Presentation Music Joshua Sidden
  2. 2. Western Classical Music <ul><li>Begun in Greece </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural music of Western Civilization </li></ul><ul><li>Roman Empire </li></ul><ul><li>Began with vocal songs </li></ul><ul><li>Grew to ensembles and electronic instruments </li></ul><ul><li>Types of music in this field </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Medieval </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Renaissance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Classical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Early Romantic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Late Romantic </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Medieval <ul><li>pre 1450 era </li></ul><ul><li>Not useful in learning situations </li></ul><ul><li>Most of the music is vocal based </li></ul>
  4. 4. Renaissance <ul><li>1450-1600 era </li></ul><ul><li>More developed than Medieval music </li></ul><ul><li>Still has primitive quality </li></ul><ul><li>Can be used for reflection and discussion </li></ul>
  5. 5. Classical <ul><li>1750-1820 era </li></ul><ul><li>Most popular music ever written </li></ul><ul><li>Works of Mozart </li></ul><ul><li>Structure appeals to left hemisphere of brain </li></ul>
  6. 6. Early Romantic <ul><li>1820-1860 era </li></ul><ul><li>Beethoven experimented with sweeping melodies </li></ul><ul><li>Their music emotional </li></ul><ul><li>This music difficult fit for training </li></ul>
  7. 7. Late Romantic <ul><li>1860-1900 era </li></ul><ul><li>This music is exciting and enjoyable </li></ul><ul><li>More difficult to use in training </li></ul>
  8. 8. Theatrical Soundtracks <ul><li>1927-present </li></ul><ul><li>Soundtracks are great sources for training topics </li></ul><ul><li>If feel a strong emotion listen to the music in the background </li></ul>
  9. 9. Twentieth Century Music <ul><li>Very broad Category </li></ul><ul><li>Difficult to use for learning </li></ul><ul><li>Current selections may invite unwanted ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Types of music in this field </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rap </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rock and Country </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New Age </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Rap <ul><li>1985-present </li></ul><ul><li>Emotionally angry music </li></ul><ul><li>Use only if you want agitation or energy </li></ul><ul><li>Rap is useful in one context, creating classroom rhymes </li></ul>
  11. 11. Rock and Country <ul><li>1920-present </li></ul><ul><li>Has an emotional edge </li></ul><ul><li>Should not be used when you want trainees to reflect or talk to one another </li></ul>
  12. 12. New Age <ul><li>1981-present </li></ul><ul><li>Helps people relax </li></ul><ul><li>This music helps for brainstorming </li></ul>
  13. 13. Enhancing Communication with Music <ul><li>The goal should be to enhance the learning environment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The best songs to use is that have both clarity of form and purpose </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Background music should maintain a constant tempo and volume level </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Basic understanding of the music styles any trainer can communicate and speak the language of music more effectively </li></ul>
  14. 14. Summary of Music Types <ul><li>Western Classical Music </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Medieval </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Renaissance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Classical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Early Romantic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Late Romantic </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Twentieth Century Music </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rap </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rock and Country </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New Age </li></ul></ul>

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