Music for Creative Movement

GIA Publications

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Based on John W. Feierabend’s theories of music and movement development, this 3-CD set presents several carefully selected classical works to inspire children and help them to experience the expressive artistry of music through creative movement. These 73 short classical music selections are
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Based on John W. Feierabend’s theories of music and movement development, this 3-CD set presents several carefully selected classical works to inspire children and help them to experience the expressive artistry of music through creative movement. These 73 short classical music selections are organized into themes adapted from the work of movement specialist Rudolf von Laban including Light/Gentle, Heavy/Strong, Sustained, Sudden, Slow/Bound, Quick/Free, Relaxed, Tense, Joyful, and Combinations, providing and ideal “soundtrack” for movement exploration activities.
Along with the companion text, The Book of Movement Exploration (# 804144, available separately), Music for Creative Movement provides activities and examples that will inspire teachers and students to create beautiful movement and dance experiences.

DISC 1
Light/Gentle:

Schumann: Kinderszenen, Op. 15, “Of Foreign Lands and People”
Grieg: “Little Bird,” Op. 43, No. 4
Saint-Saens: “The Aquarium” from Carnival of the Animals
Strauss: “Pizzicato Polka”
Bach: Flute Sonata in E-flat Major, BWV 1031: “Il Siciliano”

Heavy/Strong:

Kabalevsky: “Pantomine” from the Comedians
Handel: “Music for the Royal Fireworks,” “Menuet II”
Warlock: Basse-Danse from “Capriol Suite”
Stravinsky: “Song of the Volga Boatmen”
Saint-Saens: “The Elephant” from Carnival of the Animals
Saint-Saens: “Pianists” from Carnival of the Animals
Brahms: “Hungarian Dances No. 5”
Strauss: “Also sprach Zarathustra”
Khachaturian: “Dance of the Comrades”

Sustained:

Shubert: “Impromptu Op. 142, No. 3”
Rubenstein: “Melody in F”
Faure: “Pie Jesu”
Saint-Saens: “The Swan” from Carnival of the Animals
Handel: “Largo Xerxes”
Satie: “Gymnopedie No. 1”
Torelli: “Andante” from Sonata No. 5 in D
Debussy: Symphony in B minor, movement 2
Vivaldi: Four Seasons Violin Concerto in F Minor, Op. 8, No. 4 RV 297
Ravel: “Pavane pour une infant defunte”
Mozart: “Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, Andante”

Sudden:

Kabalevsky: The Comedians, “Presto”
Mussourgsky: Sorochintsi Fair, “Hopak”
Khachaturian: “Gayne,” Sabre Dance
Mussorgsky: “Gnomes” from Pictures at an Exhibition
Bizet, Carmen: “March of the Toreadors”
Saint-Saens: “The Kangaroos” from Carnival of the Animals
Saint-Saens: “People with Long Ears” from Carnival of the Animals\


DISC 2
Slow/Bound:

Bach: “Air on a G String”
Chopin: “Prelude No. 4 in E Minor”
Saint-Saens: “Tortoises” from Carnival of the Animals
Handel: Saul HWV 53, “Act III: Dead March: Grave”
Handel: Oboe Concerto No. 3 in G Minor, HWV 287: “III Sarabande: Largo”
Purcell: Music on the Death of Queen Mary

Quick/Free:

Rimksy Korsakov: “Flight of the Bumble Bee” from The Tale of the Tsar Saltan
Schumann: Kinderszenen, “Catch-as-catch-can”
Schumann: Carnaval, op. 9, “Papillons”
Stravinsky: 3 Pieces for Solo Clarinet, No. 3
Grieg: Butterfly, Op. 43, No. 1
Gershwin: 3 Preludes, No. 3
Saint-Saens: “Wild Donkeys” from Carnival of the Animals
Saint-Saens: “Aviary” from Carnival of the Animals
Chopin: Prelude No.3 in G Minor
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 4 in B-flat Major, Op. 53, Movement 4: “Vivace”

Joyful:

Handel: “Arrival of the Queen of Sheba” from Solomon
Bach: “Badinerie” from Overture No. 2 in B Minor
Handel: Concerto Grosso No. 6 in D Major: I Vivace
Handel: Concerto Grosso No. 3 in G Major, II Allegro
Bach: Prelude from Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major


DISC 3
Relaxed:

Satie: Trois Gymnopedies, No. 3
Satie: “Bain des Graces” from Mercure
Schumann: “Tramerei”
Rorem: “Vermouth” from Picnic on the Marne
Faure: “In Paradisum” from Requiem
Gershwin: Three Preludes for Piano, No. 2

Tense:

Bartok: Out of Doors, Sz. 81, “With Drums and Pipes”
Stravisnky: “The Devils Dance” from Histoire du Soldat
Rorem: “Making Up” from Picnic on the Marne
Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake Suite, Op. 20a, “Scene 1”

Music for Combinations/Contrasts:

Debussy: “The Girl with the Flaxen Hair”
Faure: “Sicillience, Op. 78”
Debussy: “Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum” from The Children’s Corner
Debussy: “Menuet” from Petite Suite
Verdi: “Sanctus” from Requiem
Chopin: “Prelude No. 20 in C Minor, Op. 28”
Chopin: Waltz No. 6 in D-flat Major, Op. 64, No. 1, “Minute Waltz”
Brahms: Symphony No. 1, Movement 1
Verdi: “Dies Irae” from Requiem
Debussy: “Cortege” from Petite Suite





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