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High School Music of the World

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Get ready to elevate your music knowledge to the next level. In this course, you will learn about Global musical traditions as you explore the function of music in a multitude of cultures. You will examine the fundamentals, sound, and structure of music to understand how music is representative of the culture it was created in. This course provides elective credit and fulfills a performing/fine art requirement for high school graduation.Follow the link below for the Department of Education description for this course:

Segment One

Module 01 - Identity

  •  Introduction to Identity
  • What Is World Music?
  • Timbre
  •  Music and Self Expression
  •  Identity Project

Module 02 - Memory

  • Introduction to Memory
  • Melody
  • Music and Remembrance
  • Memory Project

Module 03 - Media

  • Introduction to Media
  • Harmony
  • Music and Media
  • Media Project

Module 04 - Dance

  • Introduction to Dance
  • Rhythm and Tempo
  • Dance

Segment Two

Module 05 - Migration

  • Introduction to Migration
  • Dynamics
  • Music and Mobility
  •  Migration Project

Module 06 - Communication

  • Introduction to Communication
  • Keys
  • Music and People
  • Communication Project

Module 07 - Community

  •  Introduction to Community
  • Texture
  • Music and Expression
  • Community Project

Module 08 - Marketplace

  • Introduction to Marketplace
  • Form
  • Music and Products