Experiencing Music. Listening to Music Experiencing Music Alone Experiencing Music With Others Critiquing Music Importance of Musical Study. Quick Write. “If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.” -Henry David Thoreau (1817-62)
Listening to Music
Experiencing Music Alone
Experiencing Music With Others
Importance of Musical Study
“If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.”
-Henry David Thoreau (1817-62)
Read the quote and explain the metaphor as is pertains to life and music.
How would you define perceptive listening?How would you define listening?
The lowest level of listening. perceptive.
The music blends into the background and becomes part of the surrounding noise.
Examples include being placed on hold while talking on the phone, music being played while you shop, or music in an elevator.Casual Listening
The second level of listening. perceptive.
In this level, you don’t just hear the music, you actively listen to it.
Listening in this level may result in an emotional experience.
Also called “goose-bump listening”.Sensuous Listening
This is the highest level of listening. perceptive.
When listening perceptively, one pays attention to the technical aspects of the music.
Within this level, the structure and elements are taken into account.
Examples include performing and studying music.Perceptive Listening
Role: APerceptive listener
Audience: A casual listener
Format: A letter
Topic: A persuasive letter to convert the casual listener to a persuasive listener based on the merits of perceptive listening within the notes and the texts.
Write a paragraph explaining some situations in which a person might listen to music alone. In your opinion, what are the benefits of being able to listen alone?
Your response must be at least five sentences.
What is the most popular way for people to experience music alone?
Describe your most memorable music experience. Were you alone or with others? What made the experience so memorable?
A mariachi band is a type of musical ensemble. perceptive.
These groups often include several violins, trumpets, a large bass guitar, and special five and six-string guitars.Mariachi
Why is it important for music and the arts to be taught in schools? What are the benefits?
- Dr. Denise C. Gardner, Effects of Music Courses on Retention, Georgia Tech, 2000. 2.