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A Brief History of 20th Century Music

Video Overview
The history, characteristics, images and audio examples of 20th century musical styles are explored in an up-to-date way through remaking a song in various musical styles. >
Extension Activities

Click here for  3 interactive music activities based on the above video.

Alabama Course of Study

Arts Education (2006)
Music

Grade 4

10.) Identify theme and variations in musical selections.
13.) Recognize styles of twentieth-century music.
Examples: jazz, pop, country

Grades 6-8
12.) Identify the relationship of American music to American history.
Example: "We Shall Overcome" as a symbol of the Civil Rights Movement
 
13.) Identify characteristic differences in music of various cultures.
Examples: Western music based on diatonic scale, music of the Far East based on pentatonic scale
• Identifying instruments unique to a specific culture
Examples: bagpipe--Scottish, talking drums--African
• Identifying ensembles unique to a specific culture
Examples:
- jazz band--American,
- mariachi band--Mexican,
- steel drums--Jamaican
 
Vocal Music Level I
 
8.) Analyze a vocal composition to determine how the use of tempo, dynamics, and articulation are used to create a specific mood or effect.

 Vocal Music: Level IV

5.) Improvise vocally in various musical styles.
Examples: jazz, blues, gospel
 
More Episodes OF Alabama's Musical Heritage and Culture

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Video Library

Education Sponsors

IQ Learning Network
  • Alpha Foundation
  • Daniel Foundation of Alabama
  • Hugh Kaul Foundation
  • Monte L. Moorer Foundation
  • Sybil H. Smith Charitable Trust
Web-Interactive Field Trips
  • Alabama Humanities Foundation
    A state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Robert Meyer Foundation
  • The Stephens Foundation
  • Wells Fargo Foundation
e-Learning for Educators/ APT Learn Online
  • Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham
  • U.S. Department of Education
STEM Education Initiative
  • Ann & Alfred F. Delchamps, Jr. Charitable Fund
  • BBVA Compass Bank
  • Beverly and Gary Cooper Charitable Fund
  • Community Foundation of South Alabama
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
General Educational Support
  • Alabama Department of Human Resources
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Books-A-Million
  • Honda Manufacturing of Alabama
  • Publix
  • Wells Fargo
PBS Kids Programs
  • Alabama Power
  • Books-A-Million
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Publix
  • US Space & Rocket Center
American Graduate
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Southern Education Desk
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting