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Recordings Reich: The Four Sections: Percussion – Amazon  |  iTunes Arcadia II: Concerto for Marimba and Percussion Ensemble – Central Michigan University Percussion Ensemble – Amazon Sextet: V. Fast – David Friend – Amazon Music for Pieces of Wood –...
Recordings Introduction to the String Family – Amazon  |  iTunes Britten: Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra: Strings – Amazon Britten: Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra: Violins –  iTunes Britten: Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra: Violas –  iTunes...
by Sergei Prokofiev Recording of instruments / character themes Recording – Amazon  |  iTunes – Narrated by Lina Prokofiev Recording – Amazon  |  iTunes – Narrated by Sir John Gielgud Recording – Amazon  |  iTunes – Narrated by Leonard Bernstein These excerpts...
Rhythm Composition – Primary – (half sheet) The first page would work well for Kindergarten and 1st grade students to enter notes and rests that equal one beat. The sheet does not have instructions on it so it can be used for different...
           Beat vs. No Beat Play keyboard examples of songs with an obvious steady beat (i.e. march) and long, sustained tones for examples with “no beat.” Or… play recordings while students circle “beat” or “no beat.”...