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Greek God of Music, Apollo, in Classical Music

Posted Mar 28, 2011 by Megan Byrum

In this lesson, students will learn about the ancient Greek god of music, Apollo, through two pieces of classical music. The students will discuss the role of music in ancient Greece. The students will analyze two musical compositions, Apollo by Igor Stravinsky and Apollo et Hyachinthus by Wolfgang A. Mozart.

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GRADE LEVEL
6-8
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Music and the Elements of a Story

Posted Mar 28, 2011 by Angie Duncan

Students will identify the character, setting, and plot of the story of Ballet of the Elephants and listen to Circus Polka: For a Young Elephant, composed by Igor Stravinsky for the ballet. Students will then listen to a piece of unidentified music to create their own character, setting, and plot diagram. They will use this diagram to create their own story that includes characters, a setting, and a plot (beginning, middle, and end).

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GRADE LEVEL
PK-2 3-5
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Igor Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring and Creative Writing

Posted May 04, 2011 by Maria Cruz

Students will analyze Igor Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring and connect it to creative thematic writing.

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9-12
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Elephants in Tutus

Posted Jul 06, 2011 by Debra Hoiem

Students will understand how three famous people made a significant contribution to the performing arts. They will read a timeline, demonstrate map skills, learn and perform a simple rhythmic pattern using various percussion instruments. Using adjectives and verbs, students will describe the animal that they have selected for their ballet performance. They will listen to an historical account of the event as well as listen and dance like elephants to Stravinsky’s Circus Polka: For a Young Elephant.

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Syncopation with Stravinsky's Rite of Spring

Posted May 16, 2011 by Nicole Dissinger

Students will learn and understand what syncopation is through physical activities relating to the human body. They will also learn a dance to a musical selection from Stravinsky's Rite of Spring.

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All Levels
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Moods

Posted Jun 07, 2011 by Donna Boyes

Students will determine moods created by a piece of music and will analyze how the composer created the feelings. Students will determine the character traits/moods of story characters by analyzing the adjectives, adverbs, and verbs used by the author. Finally, students will determine which piece of music best represents the characters from a story.

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3-5
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