Lesson 11 - Responding, Select | "Music begins where the possibilities of language end." - Jean Sibelius

STANDARD: MU:Re7.1.E.Ia

Apply criteria to select music for specified purposes, supporting choices by citing characteristics found in the music and connections to interest, purpose, and context.

TEACHERS:

Create a mock situation for your students. Choose a time period, ensemble type, composer, city, specific event and venue (preferably of a place you are visiting overseas). Ask your students to write down their criteria for selecting music based on this situation.

 

EXAMPLE SITUATION:

A group is performing during Lent at the Salzburg Dom during Mass.

 

STUDENTS:

Based on the given situation, which criteria might one think about before choosing pieces to perform at Mass? Explain why this criteria was necessary, citing sources as needed.


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