Baroque Music Teacher Resources
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Music Reflects History
Exploring the baroque era can be exciting and fun when it's done thorugh the arts. Middle schoolers examine the music and art history of the baroque era through research. They use their findings and class notes to create an expository presentation, which displays information through art, acting, or writing.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 9 Downloads
Romantic and 20th Century Period Music
Upper graders explore the similarities, differences, and depth of pop music from the Romantic era and the 20th century. They listen to selections that exemplify the Baroque, Romantic, and 20th century periods, then create presentations that represent one of the three music periods.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 53 Views 150 Downloads
New Review Musical Families
Planning a trip to the symphony? Prepare first-time attendees for the experience with overheads that identify the roles played by the concertmaster, conductor, musicians, and even the audience. The musical families are introduced and appropriate behavior is detailed.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 77 Views 46 Downloads
Chopin was a lovely composer who played the piano masterfully. Third graders are introduced to Chopin, his piano sounds, triple meter, music patterns, movement, and the waltz. They listen to his music while hearing the story Butterflies Fly, they then move in time to the music to show what triple meter looks like.
3rd Visual & Performing Arts 12 Views 25 Downloads
Learners look at a piece of art to make connections between early Baroque art and Baroque music. In this art and music lesson plan, students focus on the painting The Boy Violinist, by Hendrick Terbrugghen. They listen to the music to determine its mood before comparing and discussing the mood portrayed in the painting.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 13 Views 22 Downloads
Pop Culture Icons: Medieval Music
Kids compare and contrast music from the past to the present. They listen to and review the characteristics of Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, and Pop music. Then, they discuss the differences in each and how musical icons from the past have influenced pop music of today.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 48 Views 154 Downloads
Interpreting Choral Music
Budding musicians determine the differences in style between the various periods in choral music. They engage in a class discussion, read one of the suggested materials, then perform a choral piece from a specific time in history.
9th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 23 Downloads
The Best of Baroque
Sixth graders study about listening strategies, as well as the culture, music and two prominent composers of the Baroque period, namely J.S. Bach and G.F. Handel. They demonstrate their understanding of the content through several assessments.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 8 Downloads
GCSE Notes 2000: Classical Music
Classical period music is defined by its characteristics and distinctive sound. A set of notes assists upper graders in recalling and analyzing music from the classical period based on musical terminology. An example analysis of Eine Kline Nachtmusik also helps learners along.
10th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts 16 Views 46 Downloads
Melodic phrases in pieces of music are the focus of this music lesson. Young musicians study melodic phrases in vocal and instrumental music pieces. They listen to a variety of musical examples in order to identify the different phrases in each.
3rd - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 22 Views 86 Downloads
Consonance and Dissonance Activities
Hone those musical ears to identify consonance and dissonance in music being played live or on a recording. Learners will work through four activities where they will listen to consonant and dissonant notes being played first by the teacher, then via recording.
K - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 22 Views 37 Downloads
Arts in a Spin Qualities of the Baroque Style
Learners examine the qualities of Baroque style by viewing a video about Bach. They listen to music of the era and explore the characteristics of excessive ornamentation, contrast and tension. They complete the included worksheets.
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 20 Views 58 Downloads
Music History: Venice and Vivaldi
Venice, the birthplace of classical music and amazing composers. Discover a bit about life in Venice and the contributions of the composer, Vivaldi. Information regarding his life, his musical contributions, and a break down of his piece The Four Seasons are discussed.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 20 Downloads
Some Musical Styles Defined
Introduce some musical styles to your class using this helpful handout and game idea. They read and review the handout which includes definitions for 17 different musical styles, then they play a round-robin-style game to reinforce what they've learned.
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 18 Views 281 Downloads
Technology and the Distribution of Music
What does technology have to do with music? Everything! Music has been enhanced and circulated because of technological advancements through the ages. Kids explore this concept as they learn about changes in musical instruments and music listening through time.
9th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 21 Downloads
Baroque Composition Discovery
Students identify the style of structureof Baroque music. They also identify some of the themes noticed in the music. Students hypothesize about the historical period of selected pieces following identification of major stylistic elements of Baroque music.
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 15 Views 36 Downloads
The Baroque Music Period
Music appreciation can start very early and providing a historical context makes music more meaningful. Present this information to your students to help them understand the people, music, and instruments common to the Baroque Period. This presentation is well-organized and easy to follow.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 11 Views 53 Downloads
Connecting the Dots
Students recognize western music from a specific time period. In this music instructional activity, students become familiar with the works of composers of the time period they are studying and create a timeline of the composers works. Students can identify characteristics of that composers work.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 21 Views 132 Downloads
Making Connections: Art and Music History
Two areas of the arts are addressed in this series of terrific lessons. Sixth graders look at artistic styles and create pieces of art that represent each period. The music lessons focus on the same time periods. Learners listen to, and compare works from the Baroque, Classical, and Romantic time periods.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 44 Views 154 Downloads
Music Vocabulary Game
Do your students know about Bach, instrument families, beats, and harmony? If they do, then they should have no problem winning this music trivial game. This game is interactive and contains nine questions, sound, and animation.
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads