CU Topics for Music
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Culminating Unit (CU) Topics for Music AMU3O
Research and create and informative project about one musical genre. Select an artist, composer of band who writes, performs or records this genre. Select a Canadian artist, composer of band who writes, performs or records this genre.
Your Music CU format could be a:
- Prezi.com. Student examples: "Jazz Music" by Alexandra, "Indie Pop music" by Michelle and "Classic Rock" by Ryan, "Jazz Music" by Shay.
- Radio interview using GarageBand
- Video about your genre
- essay (at least 5 paragraphs)
Paragraph 1- introduction
Paragraph 2 - music genre explained
Paragraph 3 - artist who performs this genre of music
Paragraph 4 - Canadian artist who performs this genre of music
Paragraph 5 - conclusion
Topics Chosen by Students
Students have selected an unfamiliar music genre, an composer or musician who writes, performs or records this genre of music and a Canadian artist who writes, performs or records this genre of music.
Student Name | Genre | Artist | Canadian Artists
- ? - Jazz + Ella Fitzgerald + Oscar Peterson
Student Exemplars of Music CUs
- Andre's project on Rap and Hip Hop.
- Luke's project on Post Hardcore Metal.
- Natalie's project on Latin Music
- Nicole's project on "Rhythm and Blues"
Transfer these links http://education.davidspencer.ca/music/cu/topics/
- Aboriginal- Canadian (First Nations, Inuit, Métis), American, Indigenous Australian music)
- alternative rock
- big band
- black music
- chance (aleatoric)
- classical (timeline) (era)
- drum and bass (jungle)
- electronic dance
- folk (folk song), Canadian examples: Ian and Sylvia Tyson
- folk rock
- glam rock
- gothic rock
- gospel, Canadian gospel, examples: George Beverly Shea, Toronto Mass Choir
- gregorian chant
- heavy metal
- hip hop
- hip hop (Christian)
- jazz fusion
- Latin American
- neoclassicism (movie and TV theme)
- new wave
- pop (popular)
- R & B (Rhythm and Blues), Rhythm and Blues in Canada
- rock and roll
Canadian Composers and Musicians
- Australian music Awards sponsored by AUSTRALIAN RECORDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION
- Covenant Awards
- Europe Music Awards (EMA)
- Grammy Awards
- Juno Awards
Past Topics Chosen by Students
- Reggae + Bob Marley + Chester Miller
- R & B + Marvin Gaye + The Weekend or Toya Alexis?
- Jazz + Joe Pass + Peter Appleyard
- bluegrass + Ralph Stanley (of the Stanley Brothers) + The Abrams Brothers
- Alternative Rock + The Neighbourhood + Purity Ring
- Music from India + ? + ?
- Country, Willie Nelson, Hank Snow
- Hip Hop + De La Soul + Madchild
- Country + Steve Earle + Dean Brody
- Dixieland + Dixieland All-Stars + La Vie En Rose
- Folk Rock music + Gate + The Band
- Blues + Robert Johnson + David Gogo
- R&B + James Brown + Tory Lanez
- House Music + Laid Back Luke + ? (Canadian)
- Medieval music + Perdigon + Tafelmusik
- Jazz + John Coltrane + Oscar Petterson
- Baroque + Johann Sebastian Bach + Glenn Gould