Band 6 Honors: MU.912.H.1.4

Big Idea: Historical and Global Connections
  • Understanding: Through study in the arts, we learn about and honor others and the worlds in which they live(d).
    • Benchmark: Analyze how Western music has been influenced by historical and current world cultures.
☆ Categorized as Nice to Know (NTK) ☆ To be evaluated by Responding Items (R)

Students will be able to:

  • identify the genres and corresponding historic periods in band music through performance of a varied repertoire
    • different musical genres (e.g. folk music, military music, chamber music)
    • different historical periods (e.g. Baroque, Classical)
  • identify the cultural influences of the music studied in class.
    • musical elements of various cultures including Asian, Latin, European, South American, and African
  • describe historical and philosophical movements that have affected composers and musicians
    • historical and philosophical movements (e.g. the Reformation, the Renaissance, the Industrial Revolution, the Age of Enlightenment)
  • describe and discuss the influence major historical periods had on music in America
    • various American historical periods (e.g. the Colonial Period, the Civil War, the Victorian Era, the “Roaring ‘20s," the “Big Band Era,' the 1960’s)
  • recognize the musical characteristics in Western music that were inspired by present and past world cultures.
    • styles including Baroque, Classical, Romantic, contemporary, jazz, pop, chant, spiritual, folk, opera, or world music
    • cultures including Asian, Latin, European, South American, or African
  • describe the evolution of one’s own instrument through its development and explain how the performance literature has been impacted as a result
    • instrumental evolution and/or history (e.g. the trumpet: conch shell, shofar, cornetti, bugle—limited pitches, keys, rotary valves, piston valves—chromatic possibilities, cornet, trumpet)

Students will know:

  • Influence of performance music on society/culture
  • different musical genres (e.g. folk music, military music, chamber music)
  • different historical periods (e.g. Baroque, Classical)
  • musical elements of various cultures including Asian, Latin, European, South American, and African
  • historical and philosophical movements (e.g. the Reformation, the Renaissance, the Industrial Revolution, the Age of Enlightenment)
  • various American historical periods (e.g. the Colonial Period, the Civil War, the Victorian Era, the “Roaring ‘20s," the “Big Band Era,' the 1960’s)
  • styles including Baroque, Classical, Romantic, contemporary, jazz, pop, chant, spiritual, folk, opera, or world music
  • cultures including Asian, Latin, European, South American, or African
  • instrumental evolution and/or history (e.g. the trumpet: conch shell, shofar, cornetti, bugle—limited pitches, keys, rotary valves, piston valves—chromatic possibilities, cornet, trumpet)