Aaron Copland: The Music of an Uncommon Man (Classroom Kit)

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Item No. 844149
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UPC Code 884088270995
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Aaron Copland, The Music of an Uncommon Man Lessons and Activities based on the Works of Aaron Copland By Patrick Bolek, Norma Freeman, Linda Rann Teacher Book and Enhanced CD 64 pages   Aaron Copland, The Music of an Uncommon Man serves as a general music resource for young people of all ages.
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Aaron Copland, The Music of an Uncommon Man Lessons and Activities based on the Works of Aaron Copland By Patrick Bolek, Norma Freeman, Linda Rann
Teacher Book and Enhanced CD
64 pages
 
Aaron Copland, The Music of an Uncommon Man serves as a general music resource for young people of all ages. Part I contains lessons and activities for some of Aaron Copland s more popular works, including Fanfare for the Common Man, and his ballets Billy the Kid, Appalachian Spring and Rodeo. The material is presented through reading activities, listening maps and singing. Part II presents and in-depth study of Copland s ballet Rodeo, specifically œHoe-Down,  based on the Artful Learning transformative learning system developed by Leonard Bernstein. Working in learning centers, students engage in cross-curricular activities that are incorporated into the music lessons such as Language Arts, Reading, History, Fine Arts and more.
 
Components available include a Teacher Book/Enhanced CD, Student Book 5-Pak (part# 844150) and the Bernstein Century Copland CD (part# 853267) featuring Leonard Bernstein conducting the New York Philharmonic. The Enhanced CD that is included in the Teacher Book contains supporting materials, audio folksong recordings and student handouts for duplication. A Classroom Kit is also available (part# 844149) with 1 Teacher Book/Enhanced CD, 20 Student Books and the Bernstein Century Copland CD.
 
Teacher Book Contents Part I “ The Music of Aaron Copland Fanfare for the Common Man
œCelebration  from Billy the Kid
Songs from Billy the Kid
Meet Aaron Copland
Variations on œSimple Gifts  from Appalachian Spring
Cowboy Dance painting
œHoe-Down  from Rodeo
Songs of the Saddle
Meet Leonard Bernstein
 
Part II “ Working Together
Artful Learning Unit of Study: Working Together
Introduction & Overview         Activities Summary Experience:   Partners, Partners
              The Masterwork
Inquire:   Inquiry Center 1: Take a Bow                             Inquiry Center 2: Songs of the Saddle (melody, lyrics, chord symbols)
Inquiry Center 3: Once Upon a Painting
Inquiry Center 4: Westward, Ho!
 
Create:                               Original Creation: Opening Night Showcase
 
Reflect: Reflection Connection “ Inquiry Centers & Working Together
                              Final Reflection
 
Part III “ Student Activity Pages (also available on enclosed Enhanced CD)Bibliography
 
Enhanced CD Track ListingAudio Files (each with vocals and then accompaniment only)
Songs from Billy the Kid Medley
Simple Gifts
Hop Up, My Ladies
If He d Be a Buckaroo
 
PDF Files
Brass/Percussion Flashcards
Aaron Copland Timeline
œHop Up, My Ladies  What Do You Hear?
œIf He d Be a Buckaroo  What Do Your Hear?
Meet Leonard Bernstein Discovery Cards
Inquiry Center Procedures/Unit of Study Overview
Experience: Partners, Partners
Experience: See, Hear, Feel
Experience: Telling the Story
Experience: The Story of Rodeo
Inquiry Center 1: Take a Bow “ Student Instructions
IC 1: Take a Bow “ Meet Aaron Copland, the Composer
IC 1: Take a Bow “ Meet Agnes de Mille, the Choreographer
IC 1: Take a Bow “ Behind the Scenes Fun Fact Sheet
IC 2: Songs of the Saddle “ Student Instructions
IC 3: Once Upon a Painting “ Student Instructions
IC 4: Westward, Ho! “ Student Instructions
IC 4: Westward, Ho! “ Map of the Louisiana Purchase
IC 4: Westward, Ho! “ Meet the Explorers
IC 4: Westward, Ho! “ Discovery Cards
IC 4: Westward, Ho! “ Map of the Lewis and Clark Expedition
Opening Night Showcase “ Program
Reflection Connection, Part I “ Inquiry Centers Summary
Reflection Connection, Part II “ Working Together Summary
Final Reflection “ Deepening Questions
 
Bernstein Century Copland CDAppalachian Spring
Rodeo, Four Dance Episodes
Billy the Kid
Fanfare for the Common Man (Version of Symphony No. 3, Fourth Movement)
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