The National Folk Instrument of Norway - Activity
Students explore how artistry and craftsmanship in both the instrument maker and the musician creates the Hardanger Fiddle and the folk music tradition of Norway. This introductory lesson concludes with a video and worksheet (provided).
4th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts 21 Views 18 Downloads
Foot Stompin', Toe Tappin', Frontier Celebration
Fourth graders observe music by researching U.S. history. In this music culture lesson, 4th graders identify the era of the American Frontier and discuss the instruments, rhythms and compositions of music from the time. Students perform...
4th Visual & Performing Arts
Native American Music: Section 2
Take a look into the many facets, purposes, and styles of Native American music. Each slide in this well-organized presentation provides clear introductory information on the forms and functions of American tribal music. Use it to...
6th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts
Music Around the State: Sound and Place
Students identify and interpret the styles and elements of music in three major folk regions of Louisiana within specific traditional music genres. Then they hear the diversity of music in the state and identify the major genres of...
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Investigating Brass Instruments and Pitch
Students observe the sounds of different brass instruments in order to understand how to create different pitches. In this musical lesson, students create a "brass" instrument from everyday household objects. The students discuss the...
1st - 4th Visual & Performing Arts
Comparing Native American and American Folk Music
Students examine how aspects of Native American and American folk music are alike and different. They contrast both forms of music and engage in many activities to identify or explain how music fulfills a variety of purposes.
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts