Chapter 3 - Music Learning by Ear and by Eye
Choose one of the four cultural perspectives on music included on pp. 46-54
Japan: Time-honored Music Learning
West Africa: Family and Nonformal Learning
Ireland: Heritage Music at Home and in Competition
First Nations: Music as Indigenous Knowledge
1. Discuss the music and traditions, making at least five cogent informational points in describing it.
2. Identify at least one significant difference between that cultural music and the traditional American public school program. Explain.
3. Discuss one way in which you might allow this music to influence or be integrated into your ideal program. (You may choose elementary, choral or instrumental, but be sure your reader or listener knows which.)