Jiangsu Open University, Nanjing, China
The purpose of this study is to examine students’ preferences between two music appreciation teaching methods, historical and analytical analysis, with a group of 120 students enrolled in music appreciation classes in a university in Jiangsu, China. The results show both two teaching approaches positive effects on music appreciation. The analytical information group helps the subjects understand the composer's intention and the structure of musical works. Historical information is more powerful than analytical information in arousing emotional responses and stimulating learning interest.
music appreciation, historical approach, analytical approach, university students
Xiyuan Peng. A Study on the Effects of Two Teaching Approaches on Music Appreciation. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2023) Vol. 6, Issue 17: 57-65. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2023.061712.
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