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Exploring Musical Instruments of the Orchestra

Students listen to "The William Tell Overture," identify instruments, sounds and other characteristics of the music. They compare and contrast orchestra music to large band music. Students discuss the musical composition and how the timbre of the instruments affects the mood. They complete a worksheet, detailing information about the four families of the orchestra.

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Visual & Performing Arts
1 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Skills Practice
Included Materials
  • Worksheet