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2022-2023 University Catalog 
2022-2023 University Catalog [Archived Catalogue]

MMED 740 Orff Level III

3 credits 45.0 hours
700 level graduate course

Orff Level III 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 l6th 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 MMED*739

This course is not repeatable for credit.
This course is equated with the following courses: MUED*643, MMED*740