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Using film music in the classroom
There are many approaches to using film music in the classroom, including: a focus on...
There are many approaches to using film music in the classroom, including: a focus on pupil experience; a focus on the structure of composition; a focus on the relationship between music and image.
By the end of this free course, you will have:
- an awareness of methods of introducing film music to secondary school pupils;
- an understanding of how the concept of music accompanying image can be applied to skills of composition;
- an awareness of how to develop techniques of appraising and analysing film music through classroom activities.
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Using film music in the classroom
There are many approaches to using film music in the classroom, including:
a focus on pupil experience;
a focus on the structure of composition;
a focus on the relationship between music and image;
This unit will explore some of these approaches through various activities.
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Originally published: Thursday, 28th July 2011
Last updated on: Friday, 31st August 2012
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