Self-directed Study Sheet 8

Context: Joseph is blind and on the autism spectrum; his class and thinking about and listening to different musical motifs

  1. Observation: Think about what you see and hear in the video.
  2. Interpretation: What can you reasonably infer about the person's musical engagement?
  3. Assessment: Suggest a Sounds of Intent Level and Domain.

Joseph produces a version of the classic Nokia ringtone, which he recognises straight away. This suggests that he can process, remember and recall melodic musical motifs. This form of engagement with music is Level 4, Reactive (R.4); ‘Recognises musical motifs and the relationships between them’.