Commercial Music Track
Creating a Music Track with Electronic musical Instruments
Peters Township HS
TI:ME Technology Areas Addressed:
Electronic Musical Instruments
Prior Knowledge and Skills:
Students have basic skills on piano and an open mind
NAfME Standards of 1994 Addressed:
NAfME Standards of 1994: Performing on instruments, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music.
NAfME 2014: Performing
NAfME Standards of 1994: Improvising melodies, harmonies, and accompaniments.
NAfME Standards of 1994: Composing and Arranging Music within specified guidelines.
NAfME 2014: Creating
NAfME Standards of 1994: Evaluating music and music performances.
NAfME 2014: Responding
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Students will create background music for a tv commercial in real time
Students will critique each others work
Teacher will give each student a tv commercial without the sound track.
Students will search for specific sound that they think they might use for the given commercial
Students will improvise melodies and harmonies to the given commercials.
Students will compose a specific sound track for the commercial
Students will perform composition in real time in front of the class
Students will evaluate each others work
Did students use ideas such as color, contrast, fluidity, and motion to prepare them for this exercise?
Students will add audio voice over to this video using Digital Performer.