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MUSI 564: Orff Schulwerk II

Course Information from University Catalog

Not Repeatable

Continues intensive study of Orff teaching philosophy with practical and theoretical instruction and immersion. Teaches further concepts of rhythm and meter including asymmetrical patterns. Reviews pentatonic modes and their transpositions, studies pentachordal and hexachordal scales, and begins intensive work with diatonic modes. Students work with a variety of percussion instruments including body percussion, unpitched instruments, and barred instruments. They sing and play soprano, alto, tenor, and bass recorders. Movement studies continue with intensive study of vocabulary of dance and mime.​

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Hours of Lab or Studio per week: 0​​

Credits: 3


MUSI 563, or permission of instructor.​


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