Ms. Curtis Notes

Music 10, Music 112, Theatre Arts 120, Social Studies 9

Notes

Posted: February 16, 2015

Reading Assignment s for Tuesday, Feb 15, 2015.

Posted: February 9, 2015

Our first unit will involve training our ears and eyes to identify the instruments commonly found in an orchestra. The following website will help you http://www.sfskids.org/classic/templates/instorchframe.asp?pageid=3 . instuments_of_the_orchestra_worksheet_new.docxpart_b_listen_and_learn.docxorchestra_seating_chart_complete.docx

Posted: February 9, 2015

 Be prepared to identify both aurally and visually the instruments of the orchestra. In addition, be sure that you can place all istruments in their proproer families. Use the attached notebook file to assist you!instruments.notebook

Posted: February 5, 2015

Reading assignment "Constructing Reality"

Posted: November 4, 2014

Our music genre of study for this week is Canadian Folk. Instead of a Music Log, you will research and create a presentation on Folk music of Canada and the East Coast.Your presentation must include birthyears(or age), birth province, images, video/audio clips of classic and current folk artists, as well as information on the ECMA , Juno Awards, and Canadian Folk Music Awards. There are a LOT of Canadian folk artists to choose from! You should highlight a minimum of 10, of whom you will have listened to throughout the course of this week. Be sure to highlight both classic and current folk artists. The following websites will assist you. :) DUE DATE: MONDAY, NOV. 10th   http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=arti... http://folkawards.ca/ http://folkmusiccanada.ca/ http://folkawards.ca/nominees/

Posted: October 22, 2014

You will need to refer to all and any notes dicussed thus far regarding the styles of Blues, Jazz, Rock ' Roll. See attachment for an overview of what you should be familiar with.
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Posted: October 14, 2014

Our music genre of study this week is Rock 'n Roll of the 80's, 90's, 2000's. Attached you will find the powerpoint presntation that we used inclass to guide our discussion on music of these decades. Feel free to use this to help you comlete your music log entries, which are due on Friday. Happy listening ! :)
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Posted: October 5, 2014

This week we will begin our discussion on eth origins of Rock 'n Roll. To begin, you are to complete the attached assignment. This will assist you in completing your Music Log, which is due Wednesday this of this week.
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Posted: September 29, 2014

Our music genre for this  week is JAZZ. Attached you will find the powerpoint presentation that we referred to in today's class.
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Posted: September 29, 2014

Each week we will be studying a genre of music. You will be responsible to listen , on your own time, a minimm of 5 songs in the genre of the week. Last week was Blues. Your log will be collected each Friday at the beginning of class.
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Posted: September 16, 2014

We have had thorough discussion on the Elements of Music. Now it's time to practise listening for these elements in the music that you hear everyday. Attached are: Elements of Msuic handout with terms and explanations; and the format for your assignment, which is DUE on THURSDAY, SEPT. 18th.  

Posted: September 12, 2014

Today we discussed those elements that make a style of music sound the way that it does. Attached you will find the document that you will used to assist you with your upcoming assignment. You will be comparing and contrasting two versions of the same song. Please try to have your selected songs on a listening device so that you can work on this assignment in class.   Have a great weekend!
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Posted: September 8, 2014

Your test will be on Wednesday. Be prepared to identify both aurally and visually the instruments of the orchestra. In addition, be sure that you can place all istruments in their proproer families. Use the attached notebook file to assist you!
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