Band 3: MU.912.H.2.3

Big Idea: Historical and Global Connections
  • Understanding: The arts reflect and document cultural trends and historical events, and help explain how new directions in the arts have emerged.
    • Benchmark: Analyze the evolution of a music genre.
☆ Categorized as Nice to Know (NTK) ☆ To be evaluated by Responding Items (R)

Students will be able to:

  • compare and contrast the historic and stylistic periods in Western music
    • various periods of music history (e.g. Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, 20th Century, and 21st Century)
  • describe the evolution of specific genres
    • various genres and how they developed (e.g. American music-jazz, blues, rock, pop)
  • describe the historical, political or philosophical events that may have impacted the development of a particular genre
    • historical and cultural events which occurred and influenced the composers of the time (e.g. Mozart and the Enlightenment, Shostakovich composing during the Russian Revolution)
  • recognize the labels that identify the specific styles of American music
    • various labels for American Music (e.g. pop, jazz, rock, blues)
  • recognize the labels that identify the styles of specific music from non-Western cultures
    • non-Western music genres (e.g. Latin, African)

Students will know:

  • various labels for American Music (e.g. pop, jazz, rock, blues)
  • various genres and how they developed (e.g. American music-jazz, blues, rock, pop)
  • non-Western music genres (e.g. Latin, African)
  • various periods of music history (e.g. Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, 20th Century, and 21st Century)
  • historical and cultural events which occurred and influenced the composers of the time (e.g. Mozart and the Enlightenment, Shostakovich composing during the Russian Revolution)