Do you like them?
Words review classical adj. 古典的; 古典文艺的 roll vt. & vi. 滚动; (使)摇摆 n. 摇晃; 卷; 卷形物; 面包圈 rock ’n’ roll 摇滚乐 orchestra n. 管弦乐队 rap n. 说唱乐 folk adj. 民间的 jazz n. 爵士音乐 choral adj. 唱诗班的; 合唱队的
Do you like music?
How does music make you feel?
relaxed calm happy
“Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.” —— Ludwig van Beethoven “音乐是比所有智慧和哲学都更为 重要的发现。” —— 贝多芬
What do you know about music? Try to guess what kind of music the following belong to.
A large group of people playing all kinds of musical instruments together.
It is a musical style that originated at the beginning of the 20th century in African American communities in the Southern United States.
It’s considered to be serious. It has a value that continues for a long time.
Many people get together to sing.
It’s a kind of traditional music from a particular country, region or community.
It is a type of popular music with a strong rhythm in which the words are spoken, not sung.
It was popular in the 1950s. It has very loud sound with strong beat.
Rock ’n’ Roll
Type of music that comes from the folk music of the southern and western US.
The different kinds of music
? ? ? ? ? ? ? Classical music Rock ’n’ Roll Orchestra Folk music Jazz Chorus Symphony ? Blues ? Rap ? Country music ? Pop music ? Modern music ? Chinese music ? Western music
Listen to the eight different kinds of music. Guess which music matches which picture. Then please tell your feeling.
1. What kind of music do you like: Chinese or Western,
classical or modern? Why?
2. Why do you like to listen to
Some sayings about music Music is a universal language. Try many different styles of music, and always remember that music will never be a waste of time. Without music, life is a journey through a desert. Music is the source of joys and inspiration in life. With the time passing on, some of the beautiful melodies will always be engraved on people’s minds.
Do you know any famous bands?
List some if you do.
Can you name these bands according
to the following pictures?
Do you know anything about the Monkees?
The Monkees — the most popular band in the USA from 1966 to 1968!
Do you know anything about the Monkees? It is a 4-person band that was very popular in the 1960s in America and as well as a TV show of the same name and it modeled on “The Beatles”. The band used techniques rarely seen on TV at that time. Now it is still popular in the world today. This band who first sang the song is “Bubblegum”.
Homework 1. Look up the new words and expressions of the Reading in the dictionary. 2. Preview the Reading: THE BAND THAT WASN’T