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Duke Ellington and the Nutcracker Suite

Posted Jun 07, 2011 by Heidi Aarts Michels

Students will be introduced to the great jazz composer and band leader, Duke Ellington by listening to his re-composed, re-orchestrated version of Nutcracker Suite by Pyotr Tchaikovsky, following a previously taught thematic lesson about Tchaikovsky's classic. Students use there prior knowledge of musical concepts and the instrumentation of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite  to recognize similar melodies in Ellington's work to that of Tchaikovsky. Share and Discuss > View Lesson Plan (PDF 0.1MB)


Un Poema Musical

Posted Jul 06, 2011 by Monica Suyo

Students will create a poem in Spanish using different adjectives and emotion descriptors inspired by a classical music listening experience.

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