“More Listening Fun!” by Denise Gagne is a useful classroom resource that will get K-6 students excited and interested in classical music! Use parachutes, paper plates, scarves and ribbons to engage students with active listening lessons. The collection includes an audio CD and a Digital Resources Disk with PowerPoints to aid in teaching the routines and concepts, movies about the composers and QuickTime videos of each activity. The teacher's guide includes lesson plans that meet national standards, along with reproducible composer biographies and visual aids.
Listening examples include:
"Bourrée" from Music for the Royal Fireworks by George F. Handel
"La Rejouissance" from Music for the Royal Fireworks by George F. Handel
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik K. 525 "Menuetto" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
"Overture to Act II" from Swan Lake by Peter Tchaikovsky
"Little Red Riding Hood" from Sleeping Beauty by Peter Tchaikovsky
Waltz in D-flat major, op. 64, No. 1, “Minute Waltz” by Frederic Chopin
"Hungarian Dance No. 1" by Johannes Brahms
Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, op. 214 by Johann Strauss, Jr.
"Gavotte en rondeau" from Ballet du Roi by Jean Baptiste Lully
"Argonaise" from Carmen Suite no. 1 by Georges Bizet