Music-ITE: Approaches to Listening, Appraising and Responding

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In this resource on the Music-ITE website, Gary Spruce considers what is meant by the terms ‘listening', ‘appraising' and ‘responding', and explores the strengths and limitations of traditional approaches to listening and appraising. Also, a range of approaches to supporting pupils' development as listeners and appraisers is explored, and ways of supporting student teachers in planning for a range of musical responses.


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