Classical Music Teacher Resources
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Ballet and Classical Music
Fourth graders explore ballet. In this dance and music humanities lesson, 4th graders practice ballet positions and play a card game using French ballet vocabulary. Students count beats in rhythm patterns and listen to classical music associated with ballet.
4th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 42 Downloads
Classical Music Appreciation (Grades K-2 / Lesson 5)
Learners explore the classical music excerpt, 'Sunrise,' by Maurice Ravel. They listen to the excerpt, analyze the musical piece, participate in a visualization, and create an illustration of the sunrise depicted in the music.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads
Music in Words
Your class can build strong, well-represented opinions about the music they hear. They listen to, and share thoughts about, a piece of classical music. Then they write a piece of music or a poem, and analyze their peers' work and their own creative processes.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 72 Views 533 Downloads
The Business of Art: Klein String Competition
Young scholars study classical music and learn about competitions as well as musical careers. In this music study lesson, students read about the Klein String Competition and the importance of competitions in shaping musical careers. Young scholars listen to classical music pieces and analyze the pieces.
5th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 15 Downloads
Classical Music Appreciation (Grades 3-4 / Lesson 1)
Students listen to, analyze, and describe excerpts from Benjamin Britten's, 'Finale From the Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra'. They listen to the entire piece, and identify the different instruments by their sound.
3rd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 25 Downloads
Humor and Iconicity in Classical Music
Scherzo, cappricio, divertimento, and rando are all addressed in this look into humor through this classical music presentation. The slide show is very basic, but has some good background on Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, and Bach. The history of humor in music is covered from the Opera to Phyllis Diller.
8th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 34 Downloads
Back to the Classics
Students closely examine chamber music as it has changed from the Middle Ages to today. They work in small groups to research the composers, instruments and typical presentation in 5 time periods. They write biographies and share their findings.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 11 Views 9 Downloads
The Sorcerer's Apprentice: 200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons
Upper graders view the animated short, "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" and analyze how the music score was chosen to express the scene. They create an animation as they listen to a classical recording to experience the connection between music and descriptive imagery.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 19 Views 41 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 14 Views 45 Downloads
Disney's Little Einsteins: O Yes, O Yes, It's Springtime
Students, after viewing an episode on the music of Antonio Vivaldi and a print from the artist Utagawa Hiroshige entitled Mountains and Rivers on the Kiso Road, participate with the characters on the screen. They experience a variety of fine works of art and classical music.
All Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
Classical Music Appreciation (Grades 3-4 / Lesson 3)
Learners explore the expression of mood through music and visual art. They listen to a piece by Mussorgsky, discuss the events in the musical piece, and map out the events in the music with drawings.
3rd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 36 Downloads