This Self-Learning Module (SLM) is prepared so that you, our dear learners, can continue your studies and learn while at home. Activities, questions, directions, exercises, and discussions are carefully stated for you to understand each lesson.
Each SLM is composed of different parts. Each part shall guide you step-by-step as you discover and understand the lesson prepared for you.
Pre-tests are provided to measure your prior knowledge on lessons in each SLM. This will tell you if you need to proceed on completing this module or if you need to ask your facilitator or your teacher’s assistance for better understanding of the lesson. At the end of each module, you need to answer the post-test to self-check your learning. Answer keys are provided for each activity and test. We trust that you will be honest in using these.
Please use this module with care. Do not put unnecessary marks on any part of this SLM. Use a separate sheet of paper in answering the exercises and tests. And read the instructions carefully before performing each task.
If you have any questions in using this SLM or any difficulty in answering the tasks in this module, do not hesitate to consult your teacher or facilitator.
1. describes the musical characteristics of representative selections of Cordillera, Mindoro, Palawan and of the Visayas after listening;
2. discovers ways of producing sounds on a variety of sources similar to instruments being studied;
3. improvises simple rhythmic/melodic accompaniments to selected music from the Cordillera, Mindoro, Palawan and of the Visayas; and
4. evaluates music and music performances applying knowledge of musical elements and style.
Compared to the instrumental music of Mindoro, Palawan’s instrumental music has a very different sound. Some samples that you will hear in this module will give you some ideas about how rich the musical style of Palawan is but what do you think are the reasons why their instrumental music is as rich as this?
In this module, you will be able to:
1. explore ways of producing sounds on a variety of sources similar to instruments being studied;
2. create and play improvised instruments similar to Palawan instruments; and
3. evaluate music and music performances applying knowledge of musical elements and style.