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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 free course, Using film music in the classroom, explores them all.
After studying this course, you should be able to:
- understand methods of introducing film music to secondary school pupils
- understand how the concept of music accompanying image can be applied to skills of composition
- understand 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 course will explore some of these approaches through various activities.
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Originally published: Tuesday, 29th March 2016
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