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33 resources with the keyterm composers

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Be Sharp and Never Flat

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
An outstanding lesson on music awaits your young composers! They learn about patterns found in music, the different sections of an orchestra, and see the differences between musicians and a composer. Excellent streamed videos and good...
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Modern Music

For Students 4th - 6th
A great source of nonfiction reading material, this resource consists of a series of five short reading passages about modern music, composition principles, and various composers. Accompanying each reading is a different activity for...
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Camp for Composers - Activity 1

For Teachers 4th - 11th
Learners compose original songs in 4/4 time to learn the elements used in the formation of music: tempo, pitch, meter, rhythm, and melody. This introductory lesson can be done in two 30-minute class periods.
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"Infernal Dance" From The Firebird, by Igor Stravinsky

For Students 3rd - 5th
This worksheet about Stravinsky's ballet, The Firebird, provides information about the composer, the ballet, and the "Infernal Dance." It also includes questions about the music, as well as extension activities such as a puppet show.
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Music Knowledge: pre/post test

For Teachers 5th - 12th
While this is not a lesson, it could potentially take as long as one. This is a 73-question test to administer to those studying music. They'll need to answer questions regarding general music terminology, theory, and composition.
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Music Vocabulary Game

For Teachers 4th - 5th
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.
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"Turkish Rondo" From Piano Sonata No. 11 in A Major by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

For Students 5th - 6th
In this music appreciation worksheet, students listen to "Turkish Rondo" from Piano Sonata No. 11 in A Major by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Students read about the composer and the piece. Students follow a "listening map" and complete a...
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"Marche Militaire" by Franz Shubert

For Students 4th - 6th
In this music appreciation worksheet, students listen to Marche Militaire by Franz Shubert. Students read about the composer and the piece and complete a one page activity sheet about the music.
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"Playful Pizzicat" from Simple Symphony by Benjamin Britten

For Students 4th - 5th
In this classical music worksheet, students listen to "Playful Pizzicato" by Benjamin Britten. Students read about the composer and complete 20 fun activities about the instruments, form, and history of this piece.
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Interviews with Famous Composers

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Young scholars research a composer using both Internet and print media. They demonstrate how to read a piece of music. They conduct interviews of each other to determine material for a news broadcast which they videotape as they...
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Interview The Artists

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine athe role of art, music and film in Russian society.
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19th & 20th Century Composers: Exoticism

For Teachers 8th - 12th
VH1 Music Studio has put out another great lesson that incorporates analysis, compare/contrast, and musical terminology. Kids will listen to the song "Habanera" considering the use of specific instruments in evoking a sense of location....
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Classics for Kids: Josef Haydn

For Students 5th - 8th
In this Josef Haydn worksheet, students read about the composer and his works. Students then respond to a musical instrument question, a word scramble question, and solve a word search.
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"Galop" From The Comedians Suite by Dmitri Kabalevsky

For Students 5th - 6th
In this music appreciation worksheet, learners listen to "Galop" from The Comedians Suite by Dmitri Kabalevsky. Students read about the composer and the piece and follow a listening map. Learners complete a crossword puzzle about...
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"Hornpipe" From Water Music by George Frideric Handel

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this classical music worksheet, students listen to a recording of "Hornpipe" from Water Music by George Frideric Handel. Students read about the composer and the form of the piece. Students complete 8 dot to dot or instrument...
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"Andante" From Rhapsody in Blue

For Students 5th - 6th
In this classical music worksheet, students listen to a recording of "Andante" from Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin. Students read a biography of the composer. Students unscramble the names of musical instruments and write an...
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Beethoven

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read a selection about Beethoven and respond to 1 short answer question and 4 fill in the blank questions regarding the reading selection.
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Composers

For Students 8th - 10th
In this music worksheet, students use the appropriate reference and respond to 4 fill in the blank questions about composers and famous song titles.
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What is a Concerto? Who is Alban Berg?

For Students 1st
In this music history worksheet, 1st graders learn about the concerto as a form of instrumental composition by reading an informative paragraph. Students then read a biography of composer Alban Berg and answer 10 questions. Note: There...
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Famous Composers

For Students 6th - 8th
In this music worksheet, students find the words that are associated with the naming of famous composers. The answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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Everything Music

For Students 6th - 8th
In this music worksheet, students find the terms that are related to music and composers. The answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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Composer Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students use a database to research a composer of their choice. They complete a composer scavenger hunt and complete a worksheet. They listen to their music as well.
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Colorful Vivaldi

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students identify music by composer Antonio Vivaldi, listen for the "form" of the music, explore life of Vivaldi, and correlate music with weather and history.
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Composers and Musical Terms

For Students 9th - 12th
In this music instructional activity, students look for the words found in the word search that name composers and parts of music. The answers are found at the bottom of the page.