Unit Code: EDU507

Unit Title:Β Introduction to Western Music Notation

In this unit, the student is introduced to the western music notations (Staff Notation, SOLFA and Number) which are universally used by musicians and composers for recording their music. Moreover, the teacher trainee will use contemporary instrument, voice, guitar and keyboard to play and experience these notations. Furthermore, they will have the opportunity to experience their traditional music and relate them to the required forms of notations for reading, recording and performing music. The skills of reading and writing music will also enable teacher trainee to compose record and teach simple western, contemporary songs. Finally, the teacher trainees will also learn to appreciate their traditional music and others by performing and then record the traditional music in writing.