We found 200 reviewed resources for history of classical music
Humor and Iconicity in Classical MusicLesson Planet
8th - Higher Ed
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...
Not Your Grandma's Music: A Lesson in Music HistoryLesson Planet
2nd - 5th
Students experience and discuss the different musical periods such as Baroque, Classical and Romantic. In this music lesson, students discover musical theory and apply it to the Baroque, Classical, and Romantic periods. Students will...
The Sorcerer's Apprentice: 200 Greatest Pop Culture IconsLesson Planet
7th - 12th
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...
ALADDIN: Broadway's New Musical ComedyLesson Planet
5th - 9th CCSS: Designed
Aladdin, Disney's Broadway musical comedy, is a magic carpet ride. Prepare your class for a field trip to the show with a study guide that is a treasure trove of activities, cultural connections, and background information.
Music and Animation: 200 Greatest Pop Culture IconsLesson Planet
7th - 12th
Music has been used to convey thoughts, feelings, and the human condition for thousands of years. Your class will analyze several songs hear in the animated classic, "Charlie Brown." They will listen to several jazz pieces from the show,...
Classics for Kids: Dvorak's "Slavonic Dance No. 7"Lesson Planet
4th - 6th
This short biography of Antonin Dvorak and map of Eastern Europe could accompany and supplement listening to "Slavonic Dance No. 7." Four questions support reading the geographic map, a "Listening Map" outlines the form of the...
The Business of Art: Klein String CompetitionLesson Planet
5th - 6th
Students 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. Students...
Romantic and 20th Century Period MusicLesson Planet
7th - 12th
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...
Classical Period: Understanding Four-Bar SequencesLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Her is an interesting topic, as well as a great way to teach it! You'll find two worksheets on this link, one for the teacher, and one for the learner. Worksheet one describes how classical composers used musical repetition to make their...
Overture to Candide by Leonard BernsteinLesson Planet
4th - 5th
In this music appreciation worksheet, students listen to Overture to Candide by Leonard Bernstein. Students read about the composer and the history and structure of the piece. Students then answer 5 questions and unscramble the names of...