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Name: The Basic Elements of Music
ID: col10218
Language: English (en)
Summary: Explanations (suitable for any age) of the basic elements of music, with suggested activities for introducing the each concept to children at early elementary school level. The course may be used by instructors not trained in music; all necessary definitions and explanations are included.
Collection Subtype: Course
Subject: Arts
Keywords: activities, counterpoint, elementary, harmony, melody, music, texture, timbre
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 1.0

Authors: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (caschmidtjones@gmail.com)
Copyright Holders: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (caschmidtjones@gmail.com)
Maintainers: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (caschmidtjones@gmail.com)

Latest version: 1.8 (history)
First publication date: Dec 11, 2003 2:55 pm US/Central
Last revision to collection: May 24, 2010 3:32 pm GMT-5

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Version History

Version: 1.8 May 24, 2010 3:32 pm GMT-5 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
Added counterpoint discussion activity

Version: 1.7 Jan 10, 2007 11:40 am US/Central by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
Separated explanation modules from activities modules, added some activities.

Version: 1.6 Feb 4, 2005 2:04 pm US/Central by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
Added meter

Version: 1.5 Mar 19, 2004 2:58 pm US/Central by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
rearranged, and added new modules

Version: 1.4 Jan 22, 2004 11:17 am US/Central by (Unknown)
Changes:
Course composer upgrade

Version: 1.3 Dec 11, 2003 4:22 pm US/Central by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
added course description

Version: 1.2 Dec 11, 2003 3:37 pm US/Central by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
Added "Musical Forms" Module

Version: 1.1 Dec 11, 2003 3:10 pm US/Central by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
New Course

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