By Susan Hammond. A comprehensive study in music with connections across the curriculum.
Includes questions and activities for use before presenting the recording; scene-by-scene suggestions for 6 scenes (the story, music used in the scene, background facts, discussion & activity suggestions, suggestions for exploring the music); questions and activities for use after the recording (charts: themes & skills, 10-day lesson plan, student's worksheet).
Also includes suggestions for Venetian festival masks; Winter arranged for 2 recorders with glock; Il Gardellino arranged for piano (with guitar chords); and Alma del Core arranged for piano with voice. Suggested grade levels are given for activities.
Scene 1: Arrival in Venice: The Orphanage- Spring, Mvt 1; Piccolo Concerto, Mvt 2; Autumn, Mvt 1.
Scene 2: An Audition: The Duke's Story - Guitar Sicilienne (Flute Sonata, Mvt 2); Concerto in A Minor, Mvt 1; Winter, Mvt 2; Guitar Concerto, Mvt 2; "Alma Del Core" (Antonio Caldara).
Scene 3: A Day Trip Through Venice - Guitar Concerto, Mvt 3; Autumn, Mvt 1; Flute Concerto, Il Gardellino, Mvt 1; Trumpet Concerto, Mvt 3; Piccolo Concerto, Mvt 3; Concerto for Two Oboes and Two Clarinets (Synthesizer); Sonata for Two Violins, Mvt 2; Il Farnace; Violin Concerto in A Minor, Mvt 2.
Scene 4: Night trip to the Island of the Dead - La Notte, Mvts 1-3; Autumn, Mvt 2; Summer, Mvt 3.
Scene 5: The Talk with Vivaldi - Flute Concerto, Il Gardellino, Mvt 2; "Beatus Vir"; "Alma Del Core" (Caldara); Violin Sonata in F Major, Mvt 1.
Scene 6: Conclusion: - Piccolo Concerto, Mvt 1; Guitar Concerto, Mvt 3; Double Trumpet Concerto, Mvt 1; Double Orchestra Concerto, Mvt 2; Guitar Concerto, Mvt 2.
Classical Kids and the Integrated Curriculum - Themes, Suggested Lesson Plan, Worksheet.
Story: A young violinist, Katarina, arrives at the orphanage where Vivaldi was music director. Aided by Giovanni the gondolier, she searches throughout Venice for clues to her mysterious past.
Music: Over 2 dozen excerpts, including Vivaldi's Four Seasons (with real sound effects) and guitar, piccolo, and trumpet concertos. Also featured are many of the violin pieces played by young violinists today.
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