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 Unit Details

Unit Title
Connecting
Unit Number
MCHCH04
Course
Mixed Chamber Choir
Content Area
Fine Arts
Description
Music is not created in a vacuum; it has been created and performed by musicians deeply embedded and influenced by their culture and times and relates to other subjects in many different ways. Students will develop an understanding for historical and cultural significances and connections with other subjects that are critical to their growth as musicians.

Timeline
34 Week(s)
Enduring Understandings
Music is created and performed in the contexts of society, culture, and history.
Essential Questions
What role has music played throughout history?
How has music influenced culture? How has culture influenced music?
What can the historical context tell us about the composer’s intent when performing a piece of music?
How do the principles and processes used to create music connect to the arts and non-arts related disciplines?
How have roles of creators, performers, and vocations evolved in the production and presentation of the arts?
How should performers and listeners behave at various concerts?






Additional Unit Resources

Music History/Musicology DVDs

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Standard
Standard Component
  
Interpret expressive intent and meaning of musical works, citing as evidence the treatment of elements of music.
HC1B
ECO
  
Students will perform a varied repertoire of choral music in public with others.
PP2A, PP2B, PP2C
  
Apply criteria to identify various forms or structures, such as overtures and marches.
AP1A
  
Demonstrate appropriate concert etiquette as an audience member and performer within various contexts.
AP2B, HC1C
  
  
Standard
Standard Component
  
Students will interpret and perform music using expression such as dynamics, phrasing and style.
PP2E, EP1C
  
Infer connections between the arts or non-arts related disciplines (science, language arts, physical education/health, etc.) to the performance of choral literature.
IC1B
  
Identify characteristics and contexts of various historical periods, genres, and styles.
HC1A, HC1B