1. Before you Watch The Video
What do you know about this topic already?
2. Check Your Vocabulary
3. Watch the Video
4. What Did You Learn From the Video?
5. Answer the Questions
A. Do you know how to play a musical instrument?
B. Which is larger, a viola or a violin?
C. How many strings are there on a guitar?
D. What does harmony mean?
E. Where do you find the music that you listen to?
6. Insights About Music
A. Jazz is the type of music originating in New Orleans around the beginning of the 20th century and subsequently developing through various increasingly complex styles, generally marked by intricate, propulsive tythms, polyphonic ensemble playing, improvisatory, virtuosic solos, melodic freedom, and a harmonic idom ranging from simple diatonicism through chromaticism to atonality.
B. Rock-and-roll is a style of popular music that derives in part from blues and folk music and is marked by a heavily accented beat and a simple, repetitive phrase structure.
C. Classical music is a loose expression for European and American music of a more serious kind, as opposed to popular or folk music, for example, Mozart, Bach or Handel.
7. Talk with a friend or partner about it.
What kind of music you you like?
Who are your favorite artists?
What are your favorite songs?
Discuss how music has changed since the year 1900.
Sources of music:
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