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"Mambo" from West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein

Students encounter and study "Mambo" from "West Side Story," by Leonard Bernstein. They practice utilizing musical elements (instrumentation, tempo, and dynamics) to create a certain mood for a scene with music. Each student interprets or imitate various experiences through pantomime, dramatization, role playing, etc.

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Resource Details

Grade
8th - 10th
Subjects
Visual & Performing Arts
2 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
3 days
Instructional Strategy
Simulation

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