Sorry Michal. I forgot that it was your post (that I was referring to in my
latest message!) about just instrumentals! THANKS for the idea!
----- Original Message -----
From: "M. Austin" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group"
Sent: Thursday, August 24, 2006 5:04 PM
Subject: Re: [teacherartexchange] music in the Art room
>I have gotten several of my World Music cd's from E-Bay. I also purchase
>them from the dollar store, and on clearance elsewhere. Several years ago I
>let them listen to their music, but discovered they spent more time
>skipping the "bad" songs, or skipping to songs they wanted to hear, so I
>made a rule "NO WORDS". They may listen to any music they want as long as
>there are no words spoken or sang. At first they balk, but once they
>"humored me" and started listening to a variety of instrumental music many
>students soon have a favorite. The students' favorites consist of a guitar
>cd, Casper (the instrumental cd from the movie), showtunes, AND the biggest
>surprise was a Yoga cd (they call it the medicine cd)! Some will purchase
>their own instrumental cd's and want to share them with the class, and
>several students have told me they liked listening to "my" music when they
>do their homework. Most of my cd collection was under $5.
>> However, as we're getting started, I was wondering if
>> anyone could recommend a good cd for some varied World
>> Music - or if you have any suggestions based on what
>> you listen to in your room.
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