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:1. Sing or play a simple song or hymn chosen by your counselor using good technique, phrasing, tone, rhythm, and dynamics.. Read all the signs and terms of the score.
 
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:2. Name the five general groups of musical instruments. Create an illustration that shows how tones are generated and how instruments produce sound.
 
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::a. Attend a live performance, or listen to three hours of recordings from any two of the following musical styles: blues, jazz, classical, country, bluegrass, ethnic, gospel, musical theater, opera. Describe the sound of the music and the instruments used. Identify the composers or songwriters, the performers, and the titles of the pieces you heard. If it was a live performance, describe the setting and the reaction of the audience. Discuss your thoughts about the music.
 
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::b. Interview your parents and grandparents about music. Find out what the most popular music was when they were your age. Find out what their favorite music is now, and listen to three of their favorite tunes with them. How do their favorites sound to you? Had you ever heard any of them? Play three of your favorite songs for them, and explain to them why you like these songs. Ask them what they think of your favorite music.
 
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::c. Serve for six months as a member of a school band, choir, or other local musical group; or perform as a soloist in public six times.
 
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::d. List five people who are important in the history of American music and explain to your counselor why they continue to be influential. Include at least one composer, one performer, one innovator, and one person born more than 100 years ago.
 
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::a. Teach three songs to a group of people. Lead them in singing the songs, using proper hand motions.
 
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::b. Compose and write the score for a piece of music of 12 measures or more.
 
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::c. Make a traditional instrument and learn to play it.
 
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::d. Catalog your own or your family's collection of 12 or more compact discs, tapes or records. Show how to handle and store them.
 
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'''1'''. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Modern_musical_symbols Music Symbols] - [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Key_signature Key Signatures] - [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Musical_terms Musical Terms]
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:Lessons Videos: [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/586_voice-lessons.htm Singing] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/2457_edutainment-music.htm How to Play Music] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/113_guitar-basics.htm Guitar] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/122_piano-lessons.htm Piano] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/464_basic-piano-lessons-chords.htm Piano Chords] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/521_advanced-piano.htm Major & Minor Scales]
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'''2'''. [http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Scouting:BSA_-_Music_Merit_Badge The five general groups of musical instruments] - [http://sg.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20060704082248AAJat54 Yahoo Answers] - [http://www.answers.com/topic/musical-instrument?cat=entertainment Answers.com] - [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Musical_instrument_classification Wikipedia] - [http://cnx.org/content/m11896/latest/ Classifying Musical Instruments]<br>
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: [http://numbera.com/musictheory/mechanics/physics.aspx How tones are generated] - [http://numbera.com/musictheory/mechanics/instruments.aspx How Instruments Make Sound]: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vibration Vibration (Drum)] - [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vibrating_string Wikipedia: Vibrating String] - [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Standing_wave#Opposing_waves Animated String]<br>
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'''3'''. Types of music: [http://64.33.34.112/ The Big Bands Database] - [http://www.blues.org The Blues Foundation]
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[http://www.classicalarchives.com Classical Music Archives] - [http://www.cmaworld.com Country Music Assn]<br>
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:[http://www.ibma.org Int. Bluegrass Music Assn] - [http://www.redhotjazz.com Red Hot Jazz Archive] - [http://www.rockhall.com Rock and Roll Hall of Fame] - [http://www.si.edu/art_and_design/american/music Smithsonian]
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:[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Lists_of_composers Links to Composers] - [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_songwriters#United_States_of_America Links to Songwriters]
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: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_history_of_the_United_States History of American music]<br>
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'''4b'''. [http://www.musictheory.net Music Theory: Help for Composing]<br>
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'''4c'''. [http://www.kinderart.com/teachers/9instruments.shtml Make a traditional instrument] - [http://www.wannalearn.com/Crafts_and_Hobbies/Woodworking/Building_Musical_Instruments/ another site]<br>
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Resources include the Music merit badge worksheet Adobe Acrobat PDF, links, and cross-references to related badges and awards.  Prev  -  Next  

This is the Music merit badge for Boy Scouts, Varsity Scouts, and Venturers.
Cub Scouts and Webelos Scouts can earn the Cub Scout Music belt loop and pin.


Music merit badge
Status: Elective
Created: 1911
Renamed from: Musician
BSA Advancement ID: 077
Requirements revision:  2011 
Latest pamphlet revision:  2011 

Contents

The history of music is rich and exciting. Through the ages, new music has been created by people who learned from tradition, then explored and innovated. All the great music has not yet been written. Today, the possibilities for creating new music are limitless.


The Music merit badge was one of the original 57 merit badges issued by the Boy Scouts of America in 1911. It replaced the 1910 Musician "Badge of Merit".


Music merit badge requirements

Music and Bugling merit badge pamphlet (2011)

  1. Sing or play a simple song or hymn chosen by your counselor using good technique, phrasing, tone, rhythm, and dynamics. Read all the signs and terms of the score.
  2. Name the five general groups of musical instruments. Create an illustration that shows how tones are generated and how instruments produce sound.
  3. Do TWO of the following:
    a. Attend a live performance, or listen to three hours of recordings from any two of the following musical styles: blues, jazz, classical, country, bluegrass, ethnic, gospel, musical theater, opera. Describe the sound of the music and the instruments used. Identify the composers or songwriters, the performers, and the titles of the pieces you heard. If it was a live performance, describe the setting and the reaction of the audience. Discuss your thoughts about the music.
    b. Interview an adult member of your family about music. Find out what the most popular music was when he or she was your age. Find out what his or her favorite music is now, and listen to three favorite tunes with him or her. How do those favorites sound to you? Had you ever heard any of them? Play three of your favorite songs for your relative, and explain why you like these songs. Ask what he or she thinks of your favorite music.
    c. Serve for six months as a member of a school band, choir, or other local musical group; or perform as a soloist in public six times.
    d. List five people who are important in the history of American music and explain to your counselor why they continue to be influential. Include at least one composer, one performer, one innovator, and one person born more than 100 years ago.
  4. Do ONE of the following:
    a. Teach three songs to a group of people. Lead them in singing the songs, using proper hand motions.
    b. Compose and write the score for a piece of music of 12 measures or more, and play this music on an instrument.
    c. Make a traditional instrument and learn to play it.
    d. Catalog your own or your family's collection of 12 or more compact discs, tapes, records, or other recorded music. Show how to handle and store them.


The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
'Music and Bugling' merit badge pamphlet, 2011 Edition (BSA Supply No. 35921)


2011 Boy Scout Requirements book

  1. Sing or play a simple song or hymn chosen by your counselor using good technique, phrasing, tone, rhythm, and dynamics.. Read all the signs and terms of the score.
  2. Name the five general groups of musical instruments. Create an illustration that shows how tones are generated and how instruments produce sound.
  3. Do TWO of the following:
    a. Attend a live performance, or listen to three hours of recordings from any two of the following musical styles: blues, jazz, classical, country, bluegrass, ethnic, gospel, musical theater, opera. Describe the sound of the music and the instruments used. Identify the composers or songwriters, the performers, and the titles of the pieces you heard. If it was a live performance, describe the setting and the reaction of the audience. Discuss your thoughts about the music.
    b. Interview your parents and grandparents about music. Find out what the most popular music was when they were your age. Find out what their favorite music is now, and listen to three of their favorite tunes with them. How do their favorites sound to you? Had you ever heard any of them? Play three of your favorite songs for them, and explain to them why you like these songs. Ask them what they think of your favorite music.
    c. Serve for six months as a member of a school band, choir, or other local musical group; or perform as a soloist in public six times.
    d. List five people who are important in the history of American music and explain to your counselor why they continue to be influential. Include at least one composer, one performer, one innovator, and one person born more than 100 years ago.
  4. Do ONE of the following:
    a. Teach three songs to a group of people. Lead them in singing the songs, using proper hand motions.
    b. Compose and write the score for a piece of music of 12 measures or more.
    c. Make a traditional instrument and learn to play it.
    d. Catalog your own or your family's collection of 12 or more compact discs, tapes or records. Show how to handle and store them.


The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Boy Scout Requirements, 2014 Edition (BSA Supply No. 33216 - SKU# 619576)

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Please note any errors found in the above requirements on this article's Talk Page.


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Worksheet A FREE workbook for Music is available here! Adobe Acrobat PDF
with the maps, charts, links, diagrams, and checklists you need!
Or click here to print just the Music requirements.
meritbadge.org has PDF and DOC versions of
Boy Scout merit badge workbooks,
Webelos workbooks, and Cub Scout workbooks.
  1. Per the BSA: "You should read the merit badge pamphlet on the subject." Pamphlets (books) are at local Scout Shops and online at ScoutStuff.org.
  2. "Get a signed Merit Badge application from your Scoutmaster." An online, printable Word doc file version is available.
  3. Music is a popular merit badge.


Requirement resources

1. Music Symbols - Key Signatures - Musical Terms

Lessons Videos: Singing - How to Play Music - Guitar - Piano - Piano Chords - Major & Minor Scales

2. The five general groups of musical instruments - Yahoo Answers - Answers.com - Wikipedia - Classifying Musical Instruments

How tones are generated - How Instruments Make Sound: Vibration (Drum) - Wikipedia: Vibrating String - Animated String

3. Types of music: The Big Bands Database - The Blues Foundation Classical Music Archives - Country Music Assn

Int. Bluegrass Music Assn - Red Hot Jazz Archive - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame - Smithsonian
Links to Composers - Links to Songwriters
History of American music

4b. Music Theory: Help for Composing
4c. Make a traditional instrument - another site

Related awards

Art Awards Links - (Music is an applied art) Art-related awards

History

  • The Musician Badge was one of the original badges from the 1910 Official Handbook. It was relabeled as the Music merit badge in 1911.

See also

Boy Scout portal
Varsity Scout portal
Venturing portal

General Merit Badge information


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