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2021-2022 University Catalog 
2021-2022 University Catalog [Archived Catalogue]

MMED 738 Orff Level I

3 credits 45.0 hours
700 level graduate course

Pedagogy skills for teaching basic Orff Schulwerk will be explored and discussed through the use of Music for Children, Murray Volume I and pentatonic folk song material, movement and recorder. Level I teachers will actively learn to use speech, rhymes, poetry, playing pitched and unpitched percussion as well as singing, playing, and improvising in pentatonic for creating an active music curriculum in the school setting. Soprano Recorder pedagogy and skills, creating student-friendly compositions in an elemental style, and models for improvisation will be developed.

This course is not repeatable for credit.
This course is equated with the following courses: MUED*641, MMED*738