Music Journal Prompts – Music In Everyday Life

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Topic: Music in everyday lives; Music in various settings; Listener/audience response to music

Monday: Make a list of all the places and sources of music you hear in a week.

Tuesday: What would your life be like if the music was gone from all the places and sources you listed yesterday?  Would you miss the music?  Why or why not?

Wednesday: Where would you expect to hear this type of music?  Why do you think this? What would be the listener’s response? (Play an excerpt from Johannes Brahms’ Lullaby or a similar selection.)

Thursday: Where would you expect to hear this type of music?  Why do you think this? What would be the listener’s response? (Play an excerpt from This Little Light of Mine performed by The Freedom Singers or a similar selection)

Friday: Where would you expect to hear this type of music?  Why do you think this? What would be the listener’s response? (Play an excerpt from G.F. Handel’s Water Music Suite, Hornpipe or a similar selection)


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