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111 resources with the concept music appreciation

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Carnival of the Animals

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students listen to music to study the various sounds instruments make and feelings they incur. In this music analysis lesson, students listen to musical extracts from 'The Carnival of Animals' describe the music. Students learn about the...
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Comparison/Contrast Composer Study

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students choose two composers to research and complete a compare and contrast study of them. In this composer research lesson, students select two composers to research. Students use Internet sources, the library, and music class...
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The Princess and the Frog

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students study the sounds of New Orleans jazz, its origins, and its influences. For this jazz music lesson, students listen to various jazz songs and discuss the songs. Students use the worksheet 'Jazz: the Universal Language' to study...
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Fanfare For the Common Man by Aaron Copland

For Students 4th - 6th
In this music appreciation worksheet, students listen to Fanfare for the Common Man by Aaron Copland. Students read about the composer and the structure and history of the piece. Students answer 6 questions about the difference between a...
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"Galop" From The Comedians Suite by Dmitri Kabalevsky

For Students 5th - 6th
In this music appreciation worksheet, students listen to "Galop" from The Comedians Suite by Dmitri Kabalevsky. Students read about the composer and the piece and follow a listening map. Students complete a crossword puzzle about...
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"Golliwog's Cakewalk" by Claude Debussy

For Students 3rd - 4th
For this music appreciation worksheet, students listen to "Golliwog's Cakewalk" from Children's Corner Suite by Claude Debussy. Students read about the composer and the piece and answer 5 questions.
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"In the Hall of the Mountain King" From Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 by Edvard Grieg

For Students 4th - 5th
For this music appreciation worksheet, students listen to In the Hall of the Mountain King from Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 by Edvard Grieg. Students read about the composer and the piece before answering one question.
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"Hoe-Down" From Rodeo by Aaron Copland

For Students 4th - 5th
In this music appreciation worksheet, students listen to "Hoe-Down" from Rodeo by Aaron Copland. Students read about the composer and the piece and answer 5 questions and draw what they hear in the music.
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William Walton [1902-1983] LAM 102

For Students 9th - 12th
In this music worksheet, students answer the questions that are based upon the influences upon the composition of the piece of music.
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Opera

For Students 4th - 7th
In this musical opera instructional activity, learners fill in seventeen blanks from a word bank that describes the process of an opera and the roles found within each character.
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Eleanor Rigby, The Beatles; Le Martequ sans Maitre, Boulez

For Students 9th - 10th
For this music worksheet, students analyze two songs. They write about the structure of the music, including such elements as tonal structure and chording. Students respond to questions about the musical background of the performers of...
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Read Aloud/ Narrative Analysis

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders read passages of Koya's Cousin Del before answering questions in a discussion setting. They listen to a variety of musical pieces before detailing how the music makes them feel in a short piece of writing. They share their...
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Rocky music

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students use a variety of rocks and other miscellaneous items to use in conjunction with the rocks to produce a variety of sounds.
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The Art of Improvisation: Rova Saxophone Quartet

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students study the ideas of free jazz and improvisation. For this music analysis lesson, students read about the Rova Saxophone Quartet and learn about the art of improvisation. Students discuss and practice the methodology to the music...
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Meet Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov!

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students listen to music and review instruments of the orchestra. They explore musical terms, solo, texture and theme of the music and discuss other features of the music. Students research and discuss the life of Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov.