Brummitt-Taylor Music Listening Supplement 1


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Brummitt-Taylor Music Listening Supplement 1, CD 9  
A Non-Directed Approach
By David Brummitt and Karen Taylor
Spiral-bound Book and CD 
110 pages

This supplement to the Brummitt-Taylor Music Listening Program (item 802949) adds 22 selections to be incorporated into yearly rotations which are given in a new 3-year plan.

Seven new composers are presented: Canadians Michael Conway Baker and Harry Somers; American Samuel Barber: Spaniard Manuel de Falla; Russians Sergei Rachmaninoff and Peter Tchaikovsky; and Italian Ottorino Respighi. Ten of the featured compositions are from the 20th century.

The daily listening routine has been expanded to include juxtapositions of multiple compositions played within a single week. These are presented as opportunities for students to compare and contrast how composers work with musical ideas. Several extension ideas are also included, and 2 enrichment activities appear.


Chapter 1: Variety, Extensions, & Enrichment
Variety in the Daily Listening Routine: Comparing & Contrasting, Conversations About Music, Celebrations (Instrument Celebrations, Composer Celebrations), Simple Script Announcement, Maybe Mozart Maybe Not.
Extension Ideas: Personalizing the Listening Experience, Research (Beethoven Bulletin Board), Student Writing (Adding Student Perceptions to the Script, Keeping a Music Journal).
Enrichment Activities: Student Preparation of a Bach Birthday Celebration (List of Suggested Compositions for Bach's Birthday Celebration), Student Preparation of a Concert Program (List of Suggested Compositions for Student Concert Programs).   

Chapter 2: The Scripts
Copyright Notice, Goldberg Variations (Bach), Preludio from Partita in E Major (Bach), Newton from Suite from Planet for the Taking (Baker), Adagio for Strings (Barber), Capriccio Op.76 #2 (Brahms), La Fille aux Cheveux de Lin (Debussy), Nana from 3 Spanish Songs (de Falla), Rigaudon from Holberg Suite (Grieg), Fantasia from 2nd Suite in F for Military Band (Holst), Prelude Op.23 #4 (Rachmaninoff), Gagliarda from Ancient Airs & Dances Suite #1 (Respighi), Danza Rustica from Ancient Airs & Dances Suite #2 (Respighi), Circus from Picasso Suite (Somers), Arcadia & Codetta from Picasso Suite (Somers), Gavotte from Suite in B Flat for 13 Wind Instruments (Strauss), Gavotta from Pulcinella Suite (Stravinsky), Sinfonia from Octet for Winds (Stravinsky), Pregheria from Mozartiana Suite for Orchestra (Tchaikovsky).   

Chapter 3: Special Scripts (scripts to celebrate a composer's birthday, a family of instruments, a type of music, or a common topic): Copyright Notice; Introduction; Chapter Contents.   

Chapter 4: Three-Year Plan (with a Note to Teachers).   

Glossary of Musical Terms
Appendices (CD 9 contents, Related Web Sites, Student Worksheets)


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