Orchestra 3: 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 Best Assessed in the Classroom (BAC)

Students will be able to:

  • discuss the origin of various folk melodies and examine their style characteristics such as rhythm, tonality, melodic line, lyrics, and instrumentation.
    • style characteristics.
  • relate the concept of America as a “melting pot” to the musical influence on American composers.
    • America as the melting pot.
    • American composers.
  • list the media used to access global cultures, and theorize how this exposure has and will influence music.
    • media used to access global cultures

Students will know:

  • style characteristics.
  • America as the melting pot.
  • American composers.
  • media used to access global cultures