Session 4

Music is Personal and Emotional

Music in this session should include the participants’ favourite songs as well as songs that were popular during the time the participants were aged 10-30 years of age (their reminiscence bump as described earlier).

The aim of this block is to encourage discussion about personal memories and emotions evoked by music.

Activity 1

Guess song name and singer using different songs to last session.

Activity 2

Discuss again how music can evoked feelings depending on certain elements (e.g. fast/slow, loud/soft). Play an instrument in a way that reflects how you feel now.

Activity 3

Guess the next lyrics of a song (using powerpoint).