One-Page Composer Bios50 Reproducible Biographies of Famous Composers By Jay AlthouseBook and CD-ROM63 pagesGrades 5 and up
One-Page Composer Bios is a 100% reproducible book containing brief, informative, and interesting one-page biographies of 50 of history's greatest composers. Each biography page also includes:
A drawing of the composerAn interesting quote by or about the composerThe musical era in which the composer livedA listing of important compositionsThe composer's dates of birth and death A phonetic pronunciation guide for non-English names
Use these easy-to-read bios as a complete course in composers or music history or use as supplemental material in the music classroom. Also included, as a bonus, are one-page histories of each of the 6 eras of music from the Medieval era through the 20th century.
The included CD contains PDF files of the composer pages.
A-E: Johann Sebastian Bach, Bela Bartok, Ludwig van Beethoven, Hector Berlioz, Leonard Bernstein, Johannes Brahms, Benjamin Britten, Anton Bruckner, Frederic Chopin, Aaron Copland, Claude Debussy, Antonin Dvorak, Edward Elgar, Duke Ellington F-J: Cesar Franck, George Gershwin, Christoph Gluck, Edvard Grieg, George Frideric Handel, Franz Joseph Haydn, Fannie Mendelssohn Hensel, Hildegard von Bingen, Charles Ives, Scott Joplin L-P: Franz Liszt, Gustav Mahler, Felix Mendelssohn, Claudio Monteverdi, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Modest Mussorgsky, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Francis Poulenc, Sergei Prokofiev, Giacomo Puccini, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Maurice Ravel, Gioacchino Rossini S-Z: Arnold Schoenberg, Franz Schubert, Clara Schumann, Robert Schumann, Dmitri Shostakovich, John Philip Sousa, Richard Strauss, Igor Stravinsky, Peter Ilych Tchaikovsky, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Giuseppe Verdi, Antonio Vivaldi, Richard Wagner The Medieval Era The Renaissance Era The Baroque Era The Classical Era The Romantic Era The Twentieth Century