Educational Focus: Students demonstrate their understanding of the relationship between music and the text which inspired it.

Task Description
Students can work in groups or individually to create either a musical setting for a text, or to compose music inspired by a text, making use of some of the ideas generated during the previous activities.
Educational Focus: Students demonstrate their understanding of the relationship between music and the text which inspired it.

Task Description
Students can work in groups or individually to create either a musical setting for a text, or to compose music inspired by a text, making use of some of the ideas generated during the previous activities.

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Learning Objectives

From Words to Music is designed for students and educators to meet the following objectives.
  • Gain an understanding of how music can be used to capture the spirit of a story, heighten the telling of a story or to inspire the mood of a musical composition.
  • Consider why literature is an important source of inspiration to composers.
  • Create compositions in response to a literary stimulus.

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