Start a 10-Day Free Trial to Unlock the Full Review

Why Lesson Planet?

Find quality lesson planning resources, fast!
Share & remix collections to collaborate.
Organize your curriculum with collections. Easy!
Have time to be more creative & energetic with your students!

Why We Love Repetition in Music

Why does music rely so heavily on repetition? This is an interesting video from which to explore not only the psychological answers to this question, but also the ways in which humans perceive and rate different types of music.

203 Views 129 Downloads
CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • As a mini-project, have class members identify musical artists that have relied heavily on repetition, and contrast them with other successful artists where their music relied on other features
  • Use this video as part of a music theory class to discuss repetition's effect on musical experience and how it can give rise to focusing on new features of a piece
Pros

  • Illustrates process of a scientific experiment based on human behavior
  • Can flip online resource to include your own assessment questions and additional resources
Cons

  • None
Included Materials

  • Think
  • Dig Deeper