Download and customize slideshows, worksheets, and other resources for use in the classroom or self-guided learning. Explores a selection of musical traditions in order to gain an appreciation of musical diversity in terms of aesthetics and meanings. Interrogates the concept of world music” as a way of sustaining binaries between the West and the rest.” By studying the historical, political, economic, social, and aesthetic contexts of varied musical practices, offers students an opportunity to learn how music both reflects and shapes its cultural setting. Through varied pedagogical techniques, offers an informed and critical understanding of music as a meaningful form of human expression. Electronic Tuner is a device that detects and displays the Pitch of musical notes played on a musical instrument. “Pitch” is the highness or lowness of a musical note, which is typically measured in Hertz. Simple tuners indicate—typically with an analog needle-dial, LEDs, or an LCD screen—whether … Read the rest

Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968), the most influential figure of the ‘Contemporary Art,’ was recognized for his strongly expressed contempt for the field of conventional ‘Fine Arts.’ He was in a way related to ‘Surrealist Movement,’ the descendant of ‘Cubism.’ Duchamp’s methodology and themes however, were not well received by ‘Cubists.’ This led to his inclination towards the ‘Dada Movement.’ “Nu descendant un escalier n° 2 (Nude Descending a Staircase, No.2)” was Marcel’s most famous as well as scandalous ‘Dadaist’ work, which also became a turning point of his life. Gattino, G., Riesgo, R., Longo, D., Leite, J., & Faccini, L. (2011). Effects of relational music therapy on communication of children with autism: A randomized controlled study. Nordic Journal of Music Therapy, 20(2), 142-154. Modernism publishes numerous books, monographs, catalogs, and fine art editions. Pakesch, Peter. Imagination Perception in Art. Exh. cat. Cologne: Walther König Buchhandlung and Kunsthaus Graz, 2003: 20, 56-57. … Read the rest

Photography is used by amateurs to preserve memories of favorite times, to capture special moments, to tell stories, to send messages, and as a source of entertainment. Trythall, S.J. (2006). Live music in hospitals: A new ‘alternative’ therapy. Journal of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health, 126(3), 113-115. Pagel. David. Scratching the Surface: Thomas Nozkowski” (Ace Gallery exhibition review). Los Angeles Times, 28 March 1996. Any work in an English-language museum or collection should usually be titled as the museum or owner titles it. However, a well-known variant title is sometimes acceptable. In such cases, it might be useful to give the name the owner uses in parentheses following the variant. Since the institution normally requires that its title be used in the caption, that title should appear first. In general, when alternative titles are used, the primary or principal title is given first, with the variant (or … Read the rest