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Accent On Composers

By Althouse, Jay O'Reilly, Judith O'Reilly, Judith
Item No. 800125
UPC Code 038081179803
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The music and lives of 22 great composers, with listening CD, review/tests, and supplemental materials. 100% reproducible.  Then Enhanced CD has PDFs of the book materials as well as listening examples.  For each composer, students will study the life of the composer, then listen to a well-known and
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The music and lives of 22 great composers, with listening CD, review/tests, and supplemental materials. 100% reproducible.  Then Enhanced CD has PDFs of the book materials as well as listening examples.  For each composer, students will study the life of the composer, then listen to a well-known and representative musical work by the composer.

There are 3 sections for each composer:

  • Biography - includes a portrait, interesting composer
  • Factoids - a chart listing the types of music the composer wrote, a time line listing world events during the composer's lifetime, and more.  
  • Listening Example  - information about a well-known work plus a second-by-second guide to assist students as they listen to the included CD.

The CD features recordings in a variety of styles from solo piano to orchestral to opera.Review  - a student assessment featuring 10 multiple choices or true/false questions plus one fill-in-the-blank bonus question. Also contains supplementary materials. Grades 4 and up.

Contents

Composers

  • Hildegard von Bingen
  • Antonio Vivaldi
  • George Frederic Handel
  • Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Franz Joseph Haydn
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Franz Schubert
  • Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel
  • Felix Mendelssohn
  • Richard Wagner
  • Giuseppe Verdi
  • Johannes Brahms
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  • Antonin Dvorak
  • John Philip Sousa
  • Edward Elgar
  • Claude Debussy
  • Scott Joplin
  • Charles Ives
  • Igor Stravinsky
  • Aaron Copland   

Supplementary Materials

  • Composer Timeline
  • Map of Europe
  • Glossary
  • The Eras of Music
  • Who Am I?
  • Review Answer Key
  • One True Thing
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Author Althouse, Jay O'Reilly, Judith O'Reilly, Judith
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