The Nutcracker Ballet Teacher Resources
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Duke Ellington and His Orchestra, Dance of the Floreadores, Waltz of the Flowers in the Meter of Duke
6th - 8th
Learners contrast the meter and style of two different versions of the musical piece, "Waltz of the Flowers." Duke Ellington's meter in the "Dance of the Floreadores" is compared to Tchaikovsky's version in the "Nutcracker."
Why Is a Group of Crows Called a “Murder”?
2 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Fifteenth-century hunters used a unique vocabulary to describe the groups of animals they hunted. The video lesson shows many of these informal names. It turns out the names may not be official, but many people use them, including...