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Listening Guide for Class Discussions

Guided Listening Jim Matthews   Students must be taught how to listen to music.  If not, then they might simply say “That sounds good.” Or, “I like/don’t like that.” The deeper we want them to understand exactly what to listen to for meaning and understanding, the deeper the questioning must be.  It is the same […]

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Sound Models

Model Musician Sounds Jim Matthews Who are YOUR models for music?  Which performing artists do YOU listen to? Who do you play for your students as a STANDARD – model of excellence? This certainly is NOT a complete list as there are many models which are not listed.  This is simply a start. Flute – […]

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