Harmony Teacher Resources
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While there is no sheet music to accompany this lesson, it does have some ideas for teaching orchestration to younger learners. Third graders clap and call back and forth between each other to understand how they should play their parts in a music ensemble piece.
3rd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Roll on, Columbia
Budding musicians practice keeping rhythm, playing Orff instruments, and following musical orchestration. They work as a team to play the song "Roll on, Columbia" while keeping time. There are specific instructions for each type of instrument played in the piece.
4th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Tchaikovsky's Life and Career
Discover facts about the man behind classical favorites such as, Pathetique and the 1812 Overture. Here, you'll find biographical information about Tchaikovsky's life, his music, and his career. Both the 1812 Overture and Pathetique are broken down into a comprehensive musical outline.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 13 Downloads
Before playing their Orff xylophones and percussion instruments, budding musicians learn the rhythm by clapping it. They clap along then use that same rhythm as they play their instruments. The song featured in this lesson can be found in the text, Spotlight on Music.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Cape Cod Chantey
Instruct your class on basic music notation, rhythm, pitch, and harmony as they practice keeping a beat to the song, "Cape Cod Chantey." They'll practice individually and then as a group. This song can be found in the text, Spotlight on Music.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Band Literature Study
Playing in a concert band takes a lot of time and practice. Your dedicated young musicians consider the concept of theme found in film music. They practice the timing, melody, and rhythm found in the films, Jurassic Park, La Bamba, and Pirates of the Caribbean.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 8 Downloads
Orchestra: Focus on Rhythm and Arranging
High school orchestra is a great place to play music, like The Star Spangled Banner. Upper graders create new rhythms to the old song and perform them with the class. They rehearse their updated versions of the song using their instrument of choice.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 14 Views 19 Downloads
Who Wants to be a Millionaire Student? Music Edition
Who wants to be a millionaire? I do, and so will your students when they play this musical version of the game. This game asks students a variety of general-knowledge questions related to music style, genre, and composition. All components of the game are functional including Reggis Filbin's voice, music, and game operations.
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 92 Downloads
New Review The Nutcracker Teacher Resource Guide
Clara becomes Marie, The Mouse King becomes a rat, and the Shadyside section of Pittsburgh becomes the setting for a modern interpretation of Tchaikovsky's famous ballet. Intended as a resource guide for a 2012 performance, the background information on the original ballet, lesson prompts, and musical activities can be used with any performance, in any classroom, or for family discussion.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 2 Downloads
Symphony No. 6
Students describe music in terms related to basic elements such as melody, rhythm, harmony, dynamics, timbre, form and style. Then they identify who Tchaikovsky was as well as his famous works. Students also identify the main theme on one piece in particular, Symphony No.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Duking It Out
Students read and discuss 'Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra: Mixing Treasures by Duke Ellington and Edvard Grieg,' exploring how jazz transformed European music and the influence jazz has had on modern music. They write musical reviews.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 15 Views 34 Downloads
Introduction to the Blues
Students recognize the Blues changes, the AAB structures of Classic Blues lyrics, and the relationship between the two. They examine the topics of blues lyrics, instrumentations, and the influence on more modern music.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 16 Downloads
Sing it Well!
Students research world culture by collaborating on a performance with their class. In this harmony lesson, students practice using singing techniques to accompany the voices of their classmates and create melodies from a list of different songs.
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 21 Downloads
Musical Traditions of Southern Louisiana
This units gives high schoolers opportunities to * Research the history and patterns of French settlement in Louisiana * Discover three types of music (New Orleans jazz, Cajun, Zydeco) which are representative of the Francophone presence in Louisiana.
9th - 12th Languages 18 Views 33 Downloads
Romantic Period in Music, Art, and Literature
“Romanticism aims at enlarging experience by exploring the real.” This excerpt from Jacques Barzun’s From Dawn to Decadence introduces a PowerPoint that examines the characteristics of and the major figures in music, art, and literature created during the Romantic Age.
12th - Higher Ed Language Arts 17 Views 25 Downloads
Music of the People - Native American Music
Third graders complete a unit of lessons on the singing, instruments, and dancing of Native Americans. They identify and play various instruments, complete worksheets, define key vocabulary, sing songs, and perform dances.
3rd Visual & Performing Arts 16 Views 102 Downloads