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From Folk Songs to Masterworks

By Eisen, Ann
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Ann Eisen’s "From Folk Songs to Masterworks" presents a Kodaly-based approach to music listening, By presenting classical music selections in the same manner as folk songs and games, young students will gain an equal appreciation for these masterworks (art music). This collection is divided into
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Ann Eisen’s "From Folk Songs to Masterworks" presents a Kodaly-based approach to music listening, By presenting classical music selections in the same manner as folk songs and games, young students will gain an equal appreciation for these masterworks (art music). This collection is divided into sections by grade, although most of the lesson fragments can be used interchangeably among all grades.

77 art music examples and lessons are included. The art music examples come from a variety of composers including Bach, Haydn, Beethoven, Debussy, Copland, Bartok, and others. Background information is given for each musical example as well as abbreviated examples of music scores included for the teacher's benefit.

Each lesson has an art music selection, music element focus, background information, abbreviated art music score and music lesson fragment (folk song score and teaching procedure). If a singing game is used, the game directions are included. CD recordings (4-disc set) of the art music are incorporated for classroom use.

Recommended for grades K - 6.

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Author Eisen, Ann
Song Contents <p>Contents:</p> <p>Chapter 1. Kindergarten     Rimsky-Korsakov: The Tale of Tsar Saltan ("Flight of the Bumblebee")     Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp Minor ("Moonlight")     Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, II. Op. 95 (from the New World)    Williams: Aristophanic Suite ("The Wasps")     Debussy: Suite bergamasque, III. Clair de Lune     Copland: Circus Music, IIIb. The Red Pony     Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition V. Dance of the Unhatched Chicks<br />Chapter 2. Grade 1     Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March, No. 1     Haydn: Symphony No. 94 in G Major, II. Andante ("The Surprise")     Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A Major, II. Allegretto<br />Chapter 3. Grade 2     Kabalevsky: A Short Story, Op. 27, Book 1, No. 13     Saint-Saens: Carnival of the Animals, IX. Cuckoo     Bizet: L'Arlesienne Suite, No. 1, IV. Carillon     Spohr: Wiegenlied (in drei Tonen)<br />Chapter 4. Grade 3     Schumann: Album for the Young, No. 12 ("Knecht Ruprecht")     Haydn: Symphony No. 94 in G Major, II. Andante (Variation 3) ("The Surprise")     Scarlatti: Sonata in D Minor     Bach: Anna Magdalena Bach Notebook ("Musette")     Kabalevsky: Comedians' Galop, Op. 26     Liszt: Les Preludes, Theme B     Handel: Water Music: Suite No. 2 in D Major, No. 2 ("The Hornpipe")     Siegmeister: Western Suite, V. Riding Home<br />Chapter 5. Grade 4     Bartok: For Children, Vol. 2, No. 40 ("Swine-Herd's Dance”)    Bartok: The First Term at the Piano, Eighteen Eementary Pieces, No. 17     Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition, I. Promenade     Bach: Fugue in G Minor ("The Little")     MacDowell: To a Wild Rose, Op. 51     Schumann, Wm.: New England Triptych, III. Chester     Bartok: Sx Pieces in Five Finger Position, Piano Piece No. 6       Mozart: Variations on "Ah! Vous dirai-je Maman"     Bartok: For Children ("Play")     Pachelbel: Canon in D  <br />Chapter 6. Grade 5     18 selections by Tchaikovsky, Bartok, Mozart, Dvorak, Bach, Schumann, Kabalevsky, Brahms     and Chopin<br />Chapter 7. Grade 6     27 selections by Schumann, Tchaikovsky, Grieg, Tansman, Prokofiev, Bach, Brahms, Bartok, Haydn, Mozart, Mendelssohn and HandelAppendicesAppendix A: List of Songs Used in this BookAppendix B: Glossary of TermsAppendix C: Art Music IndexAppendix D: Index of CD Recordings by Composer and SelectionAppendix E: Index of CD Recordings by Disc</p>
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