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2011-2012 University Catalogue 
2011-2012 University Catalogue [Archived Catalogue]

MUED 643 - VSM Orff Certification Level 3

3 credits
Course offered at Villanova Summer Music Program. The Orff Certification Courses above are part of the American Orff-Schulwerk (AOSA) approved certification program. Level III: This course will focus on pedagogy of more complex music from Music for Children Volumes III & V as well as eclectic folk music and more complex musical elements, including syncopation, meter, permutations of 16th notes, melody, theme and variation, chaconne, irregular speech/poetry and iconic notation, with an emphasis on improvisation and drama. Recorder studies will explore a wide range of music, including Schulwerk source materials, traditional folk music, and historical and modern repertoire. Movement classes will include a more detailed study of Laban’s movement efforts, folk dances in complex meter, and more complex choreography synthesizing all dance elements studied thus far.

Prerequisites MUED*642