Folk Dances of Eastern Europe
Students experience folk dance as a form of expressive art, and appreciate the rich cultural heritage of Eastern Europe.
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Classics for Kids: Dvorak's "Slavonic Dance No. 7"
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...
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