Program Flyer: The Music of World War II: Songs of Hope and Love


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Content Provider
Contact Information
Mike Dee
mdee@msmnyc.edu
120 Claremont Avenue

New York, NY 10027
9174934514
Program Title
The Music of World War II: Songs of Hope and Love
Program Type
Individual Program
Program Rating
   based on 2 evaluation(s).
Target Audience
Public Library: Library Patrons
Maximum Number of Participants
none
Minimum Number of Participants
none
Primary Disciplines
Music
Program Description
The Music of World War II: Songs of Hope and Love
Learn about the historical and cultural circumstances behind some of the best-known and most-loved songs from the World War II era. How were the composers able to write such beautiful tunes during times of such hardship? What stories lie beneath each song? Uncover the chronicles of this memorable era of music from the 20th century.
Program Format
A small jazz ensemble of Manhattan School of Music teaching artists will lead an interactive presentation.
Objectives
The participant will:
- engage in activities to learn about the history of the World War II era
- explore the stories behind songs and composers from this time
- listen to some of the beloved songs from these years
- interact with live musicians
- learn about the cultural background of the period
National/Common Core Standards to which this program aligns
National Standards for Music
NA-M.K-5.6 Listening to, Analyzing, and Describing Music
NA-M.K-5.7 Evaluating Music and Music Performances
NA-M.K-5.8 Understanding Relationships Between Music, the Other Arts, and Disciplines
Outside the Arts
NA-M.K-5.9 Understanding Music in Relation to History and Culture
State/Regional Standards to which this program aligns
New York State Learning Standards for Social Studies
Standard 2: World History
Students will: use a variety of intellectual skills to demonstrate their understanding of major ideas, eras, themes, developments, and turning points in world history and examine the broad sweep of history from a variety of perspectives.
Standard 3: Geography
Students will: use a variety of intellectual skills to demonstrate their understanding of the geography of the interdependent world in which we live - local, national, and global - including the distribution of people, places, and environments over the Earth's surface.

New York State Learning Standards for the Arts
Standard 1: Creating, Performing, and Participating in the Arts
Students will actively engage in the processes that constitute creation and performance in the arts (dance, music, theater, and visual arts) and participate in various roles in the arts.
Standard 2: Knowing and Using Arts Materials and Resources
Students will be knowledgeable about and make use of the materials and resources available for participation in the arts in various roles.
Standard 3: Responding to and Analyzing Works of Art
Students will respond critically to a variety of works in the arts, connecting the individual work to other works and to other aspects of human endeavor and thought.
Standard 4: Understanding the Cultural Contributions of the Arts
Students will develop an understanding of the personal and cultural forces that shape artistic communication and how the arts in turn shape the diverse cultures of past and present society.
Program Length
45 minutes or one regular class period
Program Cost
Point to Point: $300.00
By Request: $300.00
Program Fee Notes
ISDN bridging charges for the network connection test, sound check, and class presentation videoconferences must be assumed by partner school. Please note one exception: Sound check/dress rehearsal charges for the MOVE program will be assumed by Manhattan School of Music.
Cancellation Policy
Cancellation Policy Cancellations must be made at least two (2) business days prior to videoconference session. Failure to do so will result in a cancellation fee equivalent to the program fee. Weather Policy In the event of severe, inclement weather preventing a scheduled videoconference session from occurring, Manhattan School of Music and partner will reschedule the conference in a timely manner so that the educational collaboration may continue. Manhattan School of Music and partner agree to notify one another should there be a forecast for severe, inclement weather at their respective location. Please contact Mike Dee at mdee@msmnyc.edu immediately to coordinate appropriate action. Technical Troubleshooting Policy In the event of technical malfunctions or disruptions that arise before or during a scheduled videoconference session due to network carrier(s) services or videoconferencing technologies on the Manhattan School of Music or partner premises, Manhattan School of Music and partner technical support services will make every effort to remedy these issues in a timely, cooperative, and efficient manner so that the scheduled conferences may proceed as scheduled. If it is determined that the session cannot proceed, Manhattan School of Music and partner agree to reschedule the conference in a timely manner so that the educational collaboration may continue.
Is recording allowed?
No

Program Delivery Mode(s)
Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)

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