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Classic Tunes and Tales : Ready-to-Use Music Listening Lessons and Activities for Grades K-8

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ISBN13:

9780137626830

ISBN10:
0137626835
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
11/1/1997
Publisher(s):
Pearson P T R

Summary

These lessons build students' interest and appreciation of classical music while developing their knowledge of the basic elements of music. The lessons include well-known melodies selected from the works of the greatest composers in history as well as interesting stories about the work or its composer, and fun and engaging activities and games that reinforce the lesson themes.

Table of Contents

About Classic Tunes & Tales iii
LEVEL I (Grade Levels: K-2) 1(52)
WILLIAM TELL OVERTURE
2(5)
Rossini
Lesson Plan (recognizing the William Tell Overture theme and story)
2(1)
Story of William Tell
3(1)
Musical Excerpt from William Tell Overture
4(1)
Story Sequence Activity Page
5(1)
Story Sequence Cut-outs
6(1)
EINE KLEINE NACHT MUSIK
7(6)
Mozart
Lesson Plan (recognizing fast, happy, and lively music)
7(1)
Story of Eine Kleine Nacht Musik
8(1)
Musical Excerpt from Eine Kleine Nacht Musik
9(1)
Listening Examples of Fast/Slow
10(1)
Listening Examples of Sad/Happy
11(1)
Tempo & Mood Listening Activity Page
12(1)
THE "SURPRISE" SYMPHONY
13(4)
Haydn
Lesson Plan (recognizing and performing long and short rhythms XXX, XXX)
13(1)
Story of The "Surprise" Symphony
14(1)
Musical Excerpt from The "Surprise" Symphony
15(1)
Count & Play Rhythm Activity Page
16(1)
FIRE BIRD
17(4)
Stravinsky
Lesson Plan (recognizing and performing long and short rhythms XXX, XXX)
17(1)
Story of Fire Bird
18(1)
Musical Excerpt from Fire Bird
19(1)
Tap & Clap Activity Page
20(1)
DON GIOVANNI
21(4)
Mozart
Lesson Plan (recognizing and performing the tempo of slow)
21(1)
Story of Don Giovanni
22(1)
Musical Excerpt from Don Giovanni
23(1)
Don Giovanni Dot-to-Dot Activity Page
24(1)
CLASSIC TUNES LEVEL I CHECK-UP
25(3)
Tune Cards (reproducible)
26(1)
Tune Cards (reproducible)
27(1)
ODE TO JOY
28(5)
Beethoven
Lesson Plan (performing and identifying musical phrases)
28(1)
Story of Ode to Joy, Symphony No. 9
29(1)
Musical Excerpt from Ode to Joy
30(1)
Musical Phrases Activity Page
31(1)
Beethoven Activity Page
32(1)
ADAGIO
33(5)
Brahms
Lesson Plan (recognizing the term and tempo "adagio")
33(1)
Story of Adagio
34(1)
Musical Excerpt from Adagio, Symphony No. 1
35(1)
Adagio Listening Examples
36(1)
Adagio Tempo Activity Page
37(1)
SWAN LAKE
38(5)
Tchaikovsky
Lesson Plan (recognizing the difference between Major and Minor)
38(1)
Story of Swan Lake
39(1)
Musical Excerpt from Swan Lake
40(1)
Swan Lake Bright/Dark Examples
41(1)
Major/Minor Listening Activity Page
42(1)
PEER GYNT
43(4)
Grieg
Lesson Plan (distinguishing low and high melodic direction)
43(1)
Story of Peer Gynt (Suite No. 1)
44(1)
Musical Excerpt from Peer Gynt, Suite No. 1, "Morning"
45(1)
High and Low Listening Activity Page
46(1)
LITTLE MINUET
47(4)
Bach
Lesson Plan (reading and performing meter in 3)
47(1)
Story of Little Minuet
48(1)
Musical Excerpt from Little Minuet
49(1)
Meter in 3 Activity Page
50(1)
CLASSIC TUNES LEVEL I TEST
51(2)
Classic Tunes Level I Tunes Test Directions
51(1)
Classic Tunes Level I Tunes Test Activity Page
52(1)
LEVEL II (Grade Levels: 2-3) 53(62)
THE TROUT
54(9)
Schubert
Lesson Plan (learning steps and skips in music)
54(1)
Story of The Trout
55(1)
Musical Excerpt from The Trout
56(1)
Stairstep Model
57(1)
Skip Example
58(1)
Step Example
59(1)
Skip Example
60(1)
Step and Skip Example
61(1)
Steps and Skips Activity Page
62(1)
TRUMPET VOLUNTARY
63(5)
Clarke
Lesson Plan (recognizing the trumpet as a brass instrument)
63(1)
Story of Trumpet Voluntary
64(1)
Musical Excerpt from Trumpet Voluntary
65(1)
Trumpet/Brass Family Activity Page
66(1)
Trumpet Coloring Page
67(1)
HAPPY FARMER
68(4)
Schumann
Lesson Plan (learning first and second endings XXX)
68(1)
Story of Happy Farmer
69(1)
Musical Excerpt from Happy Farmer
70(1)
First and Second Endings Activity Page
71(1)
FIFTH SYMPHONY
72(6)
Beethoven
Lesson Plan (learning the instrument families of the symphony orchestra)
72(1)
Story of the Fifth Symphony
73(1)
Musical Excerpt from the Fifth Symphony
74(1)
Instrument Families Activity Page
75(1)
Instrument Card Page
76(1)
Instrument Card Page
77(1)
SYMPHONY NO. 2
78(6)
Rachmaninoff
Lesson Plan (learning to read and perform dynamics)
78(1)
Story of Symphony No. 2
79(1)
Musical Excerpt from Symphony No. 2
80(1)
Focus Page
81(1)
Dynamics Cards Page
82(1)
Loud and Soft Activity Page
83(1)
CLASSIC TUNES LEVEL II LISTENING QUIZ (Teacher's Edition)
84(1)
CLASSIC TUNES LEVEL II LISTENING QUIZ ACTIVITY PAGE
85(1)
CANON IN D
86(4)
Pachelbel
Lesson Plan (learning to perform a canon through use of a repeat sign XXX)
86(1)
Story of Canon in D
87(1)
Musical Excerpt from Canon in D
88(1)
Canon in D Activity Page
89(1)
RODEO
90(5)
Copland
Lesson Plan (performing the rhythms XXX)
90(1)
Story of Rodeo
91(1)
Musical Excerpt from Rodeo (Hoedown)
92(1)
Rhythm Cards Page
93(1)
Rodeo Activity Page
94(1)
THE NUTCRACKER
95(4)
Tchaikovsky
Lesson Plan (learning the music and concepts of the ballet)
95(1)
Story of The Nutcracker
96(1)
Musical Excerpt from The Nutcracker
97(1)
The Ballets Activity Page
98(1)
FANTASIE-IMPROMPTU
99(6)
Chopin
Lesson Plan (learning the note values whole note, half note, and quarter note)
99(1)
Story of Fantasie-Impromptu
100(1)
Musical Excerpt from Fantasie-Impromptu
101(1)
Music Pizzas Page
102(1)
Note Value Cards Page
103(1)
Note Values Activity Page
104(1)
LARGO
105(8)
Dvorak
Lesson Plan (learning the tempo of largo)
105(1)
Story of Largo
106(1)
Musical Excerpt from "Largo," New World Symphony No. 9
107(1)
Largo Activity Page
108(1)
Music Crossword Puzzle
109(1)
Music Crossword Puzzle Answer Key
110(1)
Classic Tunes & Tales Composers Wordsearch No. 1
111(1)
Classic Tunes & Tales Composers Wordsearch No. 1 Answer Key
112(1)
CLASSIC TUNES LEVEL II TEST
113(2)
Level II TUNES Test Activity Page
114(1)
LEVEL III (Grade Levels 3-4) 115(54)
HALLELUJAH CHORUS
116(6)
Handel
Lesson Plan (learning to read tonal notation)
116(1)
Story of the Hallelujah Chorus
117(1)
Musical Excerpt from Hallelujah Chorus
118(1)
Letter Name Cards Page
119(1)
Letter Names Activity Page
120(1)
Notation Activity Page
121(1)
THE FOUR SEASONS
Vivaldi
Lesson Plan (learning to recognize the tempo "allegro" and the terms "ritardando" and "a tempo")
122(1)
Story of The Four Seasons
123(1)
Musical Excerpt from The Four Seasons
124(1)
Ritardando Page
125(1)
A Tempo Page
126(1)
Allegro Page
127(1)
Ritardando/A Tempo Activity Page
128(1)
RIGOLETTO
129(4)
Verdi
Lesson Plan (identifying and performing the term and tempo of moderato)
129(1)
Story of Rigoletto
130(1)
Musical Excerpt from Rigoletto
131(1)
Rigoletto Activity Page
132(1)
CAN-CAN
133(5)
Offenbach
Lesson Plan (identifying the tempo of presto)
133(1)
Story of Can-Can
134(1)
Musical Excerpt from Can-Can
135(1)
Presto Card Page
136(1)
Presto Activity Page
137(1)
CONCERTO IN E MINOR
138(4)
Mendelssohn
Lesson Plan (learning the term concerto)
138(1)
Story of Concerto in E Minor
139(1)
Musical Excerpt from Concerto in E Minor
140(1)
Concerto Activity Page
141(1)
CLASSIC TUNES LEVEL III QUIZ
142(1)
TOREADOR SONG
143(5)
Bizet
Lesson Plan (recognizing 4/4 meter)
143(1)
Story of the Toreador Song
144(1)
Musical Excerpt from the Toreader Song
145(1)
Meter Cards Page
146(1)
Meter/Time Signature Activity Page
147(1)
STARS AND STRIPES FOREVER
148(5)
Sousa
Lesson Plan (recognizing and naming a sharp XXX)
148(1)
Story of Stars and Stripes Forever
149(1)
Musical Excerpt from Stars and Stripes Forever
150(1)
Sharp-Flat-Natural Cards Page
151(1)
Sharps Activity Page
152(1)
SCHEHERAZADE
153(5)
Rimsky-Korsakov
Lesson Plan (demonstrating a sharp on a keyboard)
153(1)
Story of Scheherazade
154(1)
Musical Excerpt from Scheherazade
155(1)
Keyboard Activity Page (Teacher's Edition)
156(1)
Keyboard Activity Page
157(1)
TILL EULENSPIEGEL
158(4)
R. Strauss
Lesson Plan (learning the symbols flat XXX and natural XXX)
158(1)
Story of Till Eulenspiegel
159(1)
Musical Excerpt from Till Eulenspiegel
160(1)
Playing the Keyboard Activity Page
161(1)
SYMPHONIE-FANTASTIQUE
162(5)
Berlioz
Lesson Plan (learning the articulations slur, staccato, and legato)
162(1)
Story of Symphonie-Fantastique
163(1)
Musical Excerpt from Symphonie-Fantastique
164(1)
Articulation Cards Page
165(1)
Articulation Activity Page
166(1)
CLASSIC TUNES LEVEL III TEST
167(2)
LEVEL IV (Grade Levels 4-8) 169(62)
LITTLE FUGUE IN G MINOR
170(6)
Bach
Lesson Plan (learning to differentiate between Major and Minor)
170(1)
Story of Little Fugue
171(1)
Musical Excerpt from Little Fugue in G Minor
172(1)
Major/Minor Cards Page
173(1)
Major/Minor Activity Page
174(1)
Major/Minor Tonality Listening Page
175(1)
EMPEROR'S STRING QUARTET
176(5)
Haydn
Lesson Plan (learning the rhythm XXX, XXX)
176(1)
Story of the Emperor's String Quartet
177(1)
Musical Excerpt from Emperor's String Quartet
178(1)
Rhythm Card Page
179(1)
Rhythm Activity Page
180(1)
FINLANDIA
181(5)
Sibelius
Lesson Plan (learning the rhythm XXX)
181(1)
Story of Finlandia
182(1)
Musical Excerpt from Finlandia
183(1)
Rhythm Card Page
184(1)
Rhythm Activity Page
185(1)
RHAPSODY IN BLUE
186(6)
Gershwin
Lesson Plan (identifying composers with their country)
186(1)
Story of Rhapsody in Blue
187(1)
Musical Excerpt from Rhapsody in Blue
188(1)
Composers Activity Page
189(1)
Composer Map List
190(1)
Map of the U.S. and Europe
191(1)
MINUET IN G
192(5)
Beethoven
Lesson Plan (learning the musical form minuet)
192(1)
Story of Minuet in G
193(1)
Musical Excerpt from Minuet in G
194(1)
Little Minuet in G
195(1)
Minuet Activity Page
196(1)
CLASSIC TUNES LEVEL IV QUIZ
197(1)
THE BARBER OF SEVILLE
198(6)
Rossini
Lesson Plan (learning terms and parts of an opera)
198(1)
Story of The Barber of Seville
199(1)
Musical Excerpt from The Barber of Seville
200(1)
Opera Terms Page
201(1)
Opera Terms Cards Page
202(1)
Opera Terms Activity Page
203(1)
WEDDING CHORUS
204(6)
Wagner
Lesson Plan (learning the rhythm XXX)
204(1)
Story of Wedding Chorus
205(1)
Musical Excerpt from Wedding Chorus (Lohengrin)
206(1)
Rhythm Card Page
207(1)
Rhythm Activity Page (Teacher's Edition)
208(1)
Rhythm Activity Page
209(1)
IL TROVATORE
210(5)
Verdi
Lesson Plan (learning the different voice ranges and terms)
210(1)
Story of Il Trovatore
211(1)
Musical Excerpt from Il Trovatore
212(1)
Voice Page (Voices and Terms)
213(1)
Voice Terms Activity Page
214(1)
AIDA
215(5)
Verdi
Lesson Plan (learning the triplet rhythm XXX)
215(1)
Story of Aida
216(1)
Musical Excerpt from Aida (Triumphal March)
217(1)
Triplet Rhythm Card Page
218(1)
Triplet Rhythm Activity Page
219(1)
SYMPHONY NO. 40
220(8)
Mozart
Lesson Plan (learning the dotted note concept)
220(1)
Story of Symphony No. 40
221(1)
Musical Except from Symphony No. 40
222(1)
Dotted-Note Page
223(1)
Dotted-Note Rhythm Card Page
224(1)
Dotted-Note Activity Page
225(1)
Opera Wordsearch
226(1)
Opera Wordsearch Answer Key
227(1)
CLASSIC TUNES LEVEL IV TEST (Teacher's Edition)
228(1)
CLASSIC TUNES LEVEL IV TEST
229(2)
LEVEL V (Grade Levels 5-8) 231(82)
LA GIOCONDA
232(4)
Poncielli
Lesson Plan (identifying the pick-up note)
232(1)
Story of La Gioconda (Dance of the Hours)
233(1)
Musical Excerpt from La Gioconda
234(1)
Pick-Up Note Activity Page
235(1)
LIEBESTRAUM
236(14)
Liszt
Lesson Plan (learning the terms for music forms: nocturne, serenade, rondo, fugue, theme and variations, and suite)
236(1)
Story of Liebestraum
237(1)
Musical Excerpt from Liebestraum
238(1)
Form Page: Nocturne
239(1)
Form Page: Serenade
240(1)
Form Page: Rondo
241(1)
Form Page: Fugue
242(1)
Form Page: Theme and Variations
243(1)
Form Page: Suite
244(1)
Form Shape Page: Triangle
245(1)
Form Shape Page: Circle
246(1)
Form Shape Page: Square
247(1)
Form Shape Page: Diamond
248(1)
Music Forms Activity Page
249(1)
MEDITATION
250(5)
Massenet
Lesson Plan (learning the quarter note triplet XXX)
250(1)
Story of Meditation (Thais)
251(1)
Musical Excerpt from Meditation
252(1)
Rhythm Card: Quarter Note Triplet
253(1)
Quarter-Note Triplet Activity Page
254(1)
THE MOLDAU
255(10)
Smetana
Lesson Plan (learning the meter of 6/8)
255(1)
Story of The Moldau
256(1)
Musical Excerpt from The Moldau (My Fatherland)
257(1)
Rhythm Card: Eighth Note
258(1)
Rhythm Card: Dotted Quarter Rest
259(1)
Rhythm Card: Quarter Rest
260(1)
Rhythm Card: Eighth-Note Triplet
261(1)
Rhythm Tab Cards Page
262(1)
Rhythm Tab Cards Page
263(1)
6/8 Meter Activity Page
264(1)
TALES FROM THE VIENNA WOODS
265(5)
J. Strauss
Lesson Plan (learning 3/8 meter)
265(1)
Story of Tales from the Vienna Woods
266(1)
Musical Excerpt from Tales from the Vienna Woods
267(1)
Meter Cards Page
268(1)
Waltz Activity Page
269(1)
CLASSIC TUNES LEVEL V QUIZ (Teacher's Edition)
270(1)
CLASSIC TUNES LEVEL V QUIZ
271(1)
UNFINISHED SYMPHONY
272(5)
Schubert
Lesson Plan (learning duple, triple and compound meters)
272(1)
Story of the Unfinished Symphony
273(1)
Musical Excerpt from the Unfinished Symphony (No. 8)
274(1)
Meter Term Cards Page
275(1)
Meter Activity Page
276(1)
WATER MUSIC SUITE
277(7)
Handel
Lesson Plan (learning about the Baroque and Renaissance Periods of music)
277(1)
Story of the Water Music Suite
278(1)
Musical Excerpt from the Water Music Suite
279(1)
Renaissance Period
280(1)
Baroque Period
281(1)
Style Period Cards
282(1)
Music Periods Activity Page
283(1)
LA TRAVIATA
284(7)
Verdi
Lesson Plan (learning about the Classical and Romantic periods)
284(1)
Story of La Traviata (The Wayward Woman)
285(1)
Musical Excerpt from La Traviata
286(1)
Classical Period
287(1)
Romantic Period
288(1)
Classical and Romantic Periods Comparison
289(1)
Music Styles Comparison
290(1)
BOLERO
291(5)
Ravel
Lesson Plan (learning about the Impressionist and Modern/Contemporary Periods)
291(1)
Story of Bolero
292(1)
Musical Excerpt from Bolero
293(1)
Impressionist/Modern Facts Page
294(1)
Music Period Descriptions
295(1)
GRAND CANYON SUITE
296(15)
Grofe
Lesson Plan (recognizing key signatures)
296(1)
Story of Grand Canyon Suite
297(1)
Musical Excerpt from Grand Canyon Suite
298(1)
Other Excerpts
299(1)
Key Signature Card: C
300(1)
Key Signature Cards: D and G
301(1)
Key Signature Cards: A and E
302(1)
Key Signature Card: B
303(1)
Key Signature Card: F#
304(1)
Key Signature Cards: F and B(b)
305(1)
Key Signature Cards: E(b) and A(b)
306(1)
Key Signature Card: D(b)
307(1)
Key Signature Card: G(b)
308(1)
Sharp Keys Activity Page
309(1)
Key Signatures Song Search Page
310(1)
CLASSIC TUNES LEVEL V TEST (Teacher's Edition)
311(1)
CLASSIC TUNES LEVEL V TEST
312(1)
SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIALS 313(28)
CLASSIC TUNES FOR THE RECORDER
314(2)
"Surprise" Symphony, Ode to Joy, Fire Bird, Trumpet Voluntary
314(1)
The Trout, Canon, Fantasie-Impromptu, Largo
315(1)
CLASSIC TUNES & TALES GAMES
316(2)
CTBS Interview
316(1)
Who Am I?
316(1)
Classic Tune Detective Agency
316(1)
Select-a-Tune
317(1)
CLASSIC TUNES & TALES GAME SHOW
318(4)
Sample Game Show Questions
319(1)
Game Show Category Grid
320(1)
Game Show Blank Question Grid
321(1)
CLASSIC TUNES & TALES WORDSEARCH
322(12)
Classic Tunes Ballet Wordsearch
322(1)
Classic Tunes Ballet Wordsearch Answer Key
323(1)
Classic Tunes & Tales Composers Wordsearch No. 2
324(1)
Classic Tunes & Tales Composers Wordsearch No. 2 Answer Key
325(1)
Classic Tunes & Tales Composers Wordsearch No. 3
326(1)
Classic Tunes & Tales Composers Wordsearch No. 3 Answer Key
327(1)
Classic Tunes Music Forms Wordsearch
328(1)
Classic Tunes Music Forms Wordsearch Answer Key
329(1)
Classic Tunes Instruments Wordsearch
330(1)
Classic Tunes Instruments Wordsearch Answer Key
331(1)
Musical Terms & Symbols Wordsearch
332(1)
Musical Terms & Symbols Wordsearch Answer Key
333(1)
CLASSIC TUNES DECORATE-AND-COLOR PAGES
334(3)
Decorate and Color Page (Notes)
334(1)
Decorate and Color Page (Notes and Symbols)
335(1)
Dot-to-Dot and Color Page
336(1)
CLASSIC TUNES & TALES HISTORICAL TIMELINE
337(1)
CLASSIC TUNES BULLETIN BOARD PLANS
338(3)
1. Composers and Their Music (Display #1)
339(1)
2. Symbols in Music (Display #2)
339(1)
3. Fifth Graders Writing About Mozart (Display #3)
339(1)
4. Music Taking Form (Display #4)
339(1)
5. Who Composed This? (Display #5)
340(1)
6. Music in History (Display #6)
340(1)
7. Composers Around the World (Display 7)
340(1)
8. Who's Who? (Display #8)
340(1)
CLASSIC TUNES & TALES LESSON OBJECTIVES/REFERENCE PAGE 341


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