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Music! Its Role and Importance in Our Lives for Grades 9-12

Exploring Music's Influence

Explore music from a sociological perspective and take your students on a journey tracing the history and influence music has on cultures around the world.


Connect the Past & Present

Without leaving the classroom, learn about musical genres and various styles. Engage your students with activities designed to help them connect with the cultural and historical context of the music they are learning about.

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Musician Profiles

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Listening Selections

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Musical Scores

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Locator Maps

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Genres Covered

Comprehensive, Inspiring and Engaging

Bring the world to your classroom with interactivity, videos, artist interviews, authentic recordings, and more—all housed within a carefully designed curriculum focused on the many ways music enriches our lives.

Comprehensive, Inspiring and Engaging


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Music! Its Role and Importance in Our Lives is a curriculum built on quality listening selections. Learn more about the artists and ensembles you can invite into your classroom with just a click here.

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The nationally-recognized authorship team brings experience, insight, and range to the spiraling curriculum. Meet the thought leaders behind Music! Its Role and Importance in Our Lives.