Accent on Composers Volume 2


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Accent on Composers Volume 2
The Music and Lives of 22 Great Composers
By Jay Althouse and Sally K. Albrecht
Reproducible Book with Enhanced CD
120 pages
Grades 6 and up 

For each of the 22 composers in this fully reproducible book, there is a biography, a portrait, a listing of the composer's musical genres, interesting factoids, and a timeline. A listening guide is included for each of the listening examples on the enhanced CD. A second-by-second guide to assist students as they listen to the CD is included.  There are also reviews/tests for each, plus more than two dozen pages of supplementary material. Composers include: Bernstein, Chopin, Ellington, Puccini, Purcell, Mahler, Rachmaninoff,  and more! PDFs of the entire book are included on the enhanced CD.

Guillaume Dufay
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Johann Pachelbel
Henry Purcell
Gioachino Rossini
Hector Berlioz
Frederic Chopin
Jacques Offenbach
Camille Saint-Saëns
Modest Mussorgsky
Edvard Grieg
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Giacomo Puccini
Gustav Mahler
Richard Strauss
Sergei Rachmaninoff
Arnold Schoenberg
Sergei Prokofiev
George Gershwin
Duke Ellington
Benjamin Britten
Leonard Bernstein

Supplemental Materials
Composer Timeline
Map of Europe
The Eras of Music
Who Am I?
Review Answer Key
One True Thing



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