Therapeutic Function of Music Plan Worksheet

 

 

Problem Statement: goal or focused direction of change; rationale

 

 

 

 

 

 

Musical Element: Operational definition of the musical element

Theoretical Framework: (WHY it is necessary). Describes why the music element will be able to address the problem; informed by the researcher/clinician expertise, client population and/or diagnosis, and the music & non-music basic science.

Purpose of musical element:  (WHAT it will do) Rationale for the value or usefulness of the musical element to support the goal based on the theoretical framework.

 

 

Explicit description of the musical element: (HOW it will be arranged) Describes the structure of the musical element (e.g. form, shape, amount, quantity, to what extent/ degree)

 

Timbre

 

 

 

 

Rhythm

 

 

 

 

Tempo

 

 

 

 

Pitch

 

 

 

 

Melody

 

 

 

 

Dynamics

 

 

 

 

Lyrics

 

 

 

 

Form

 

 

 

 

Harmony

 

 

 

 

Style

 

 

 

 

Theory-based Synthesis of the Music:  Comprehensive description of the characteristics of the musical elements; gives meaning to music as a “whole” to be implemented in intervention strategies.