MUSICAL PROCESSES IN THE PRIMARY SCHOOL CLASSROOM

Benjamin Adjepong, Benjamin Conduah

Abstract


Music is a strand of the Creative Art curriculum content for Ghanaian primary schools. Composition, performance and listening forms part of the methods or strategies that are supposed to be used to teach this art form in the classroom. Elsewhere, it is argued that these three musical processes constitute the starting point of music activities in the classroom. Having some knowledge and practical insight of each of these processes is therefore very significant for the teacher’s professional practice in the music classroom. This article attempts to describe these processes and highlights some activities that can serve as a guide for the teacher to engage pupils in music activities under each of these three interrelated activities for effective musical learning and experiences.

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music, composition, performance, listening, teaching, primary school, Ghana

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.46827/ejes.v7i12.3417

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