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Composers' Specials Teacher's Guide

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The Composers' Specials Teacher's Guide
By Betsy Henderson
Book
100 pages
For elementary through middle school

Correlates to the Composer's Special boxed set of DVDs, item 850879, available separately. Includes biographical information on each composer, listening guides, discussion topics, and cross-curricular activities. Many activities list ideasfor both primary and intermediate levels. Easy-to-follow listening maps highlight selections of music from each of the DVD's (each available separately) for more learning opportunities. Permission is granted to photocopy student worksheet pages for use with the students in one school only.

CONTENTS:
Bach's Fight for Freedom:
Biographical Information
Fact Finding as You Watch 
Putting the Puzzle Together (Objectives, Dissecting the Story questions, and vocabulary words)
Filing the Facts Away 
Stepping Across the Curriculum 
Reproducible Student Activities
Listening to the Music of Bach: Overture #2 in B minor- Badinerie (Listening Map #1), Overture #3 in D Major- II Air (Listening Map #2).

Handel's Last Chance:
Biographical Information
Fact Finding as You Watch
Putting the Puzzle Together (Objectives, "Handel" with Care (T/F questions), vocabulary words)
Getting a "Handel" on Facts
Stepping Across the Curriculum
Reproducible Student Activities
Listening to the Music of Handel: Hallelujah Chorus (Listening Map #3),Hornpipe from the Water Music Suite (Listening Map #4).

Rossini's Ghost:
Biographical Information
Fact Finding as You Watch 
Putting the Puzzle Together (Objectives, The World of Opera, Categories of Voices, and vocabulary words)
Filing the Facts Away 
Stepping Across the Curriculum
Reproducible Student Activities
Listening to the Music of Rossini: Overture to Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Listening Map #5), Overture to Guillaume Tell (Listening Map #6).  

Liszt's Rhapsody:
Biographical Information
Fact Finding as You Watch
Putting the Puzzle Together (Objectives, Remembering What You Saw, vocabulary words); Filing the Facts Away
Stepping Across the Curriculum 
Reproducible Student Activities
Listening to the Music of Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody #2 in C# Minor (Listening Map #7), Liebestraum- Dream of Love (Listening Map #8).

Strauss- The King of 3/4 Time:
Biographical Information
Fact Finding as You Watch 
Putting the Puzzle Together (Objectives, vocabulary words)F
iling the Facts Away 
Stepping Across the Curriculum
Reproducible Student Activity
Listening to the Music of Strauss: New Pizzicato-Polka Op.449 (Listening Map #9), On the Beautiful Blue Danube Op.314 (Listening Map #10).

Bizet's Dream:
Biographical Information
Fact Finding as You Watch 
Putting the Puzzle Together (Objectives, Pull Out the Percussion, Spanish Dances, vocabulary words)
Filing the Facts Away
Stepping Across the Curriculum
Reproducible Student Activities
Listening to the Music of Bizet: The Toreador's Song from Prelude to Act I - Carmen Suite #1 (Listening Map), Farandole from l'Arlesienne Suite #2, (Listening Map #12). 

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West Music Store
"This book correlates with the movies and is a great way to supplement teaching composer's and their works. (Also great to leave in the event you need a sub.)"
International S on Oct 15, 2013
This is the guide to teaching about the 6 composers.
Joey Y on Aug 22, 2012
Great for sub plans.
Jenny R on Jul 10, 2013

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