Lesson: MINIMALISM (in progress)

Before the Lesson

Half of the class should listen to Recording A.

The other half should listen to Recording B.


Part 1.

a. Find a partner who listened to the other recording, and tell them about the music you listened to.

  • What similarities were there between the two pieces of music?
  • What differences can you find?

b. Discuss with your partner:

  • Both of these pieces are considered to be part of the musical movement or style known as minimalism. What elements or factors might characterise minimalist music?

-More on Part 1-

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