Peter and the Wolf / Prokofiev

Visuals / Worksheets / Assessments

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Prokofiev Facts

  • Russian composer, conductor and pianist
  • one of the major composers of the 20th century
  • born in part of the Russian Empire, now Ukraine
  • as a child prodigy, wrote his first piano piece at age 5 and opera at age 9
  • at age 13, studied at St. Petersburg Conservatory (was several years younger than other students)
  • toured the U.S. and Europe playing the piano
  • wrote in many musical genres, including film music; favorite genre was opera, the most successful of which was “The Love for Three Oranges.”
  • wrote the well-known children’s symphonic story, Peter and the Wolf

Recordings of instruments / character themes


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  • Peter and the Wolf DVD – Amazon – live action and cartoon – I only show the cartoon part.
  • Peter and the Wolf DVD – MusicK8 – puppets by Jim Gamble – I like this one for the younger students.
  • Peter and the Wolf – YouTube – Narrated by Sting – live action and puppets – it’s a little creepy for younger students, I think.
  • Recording / Video of cartoon pictures – YouTube


or purchase here (printables only)

  • Prokofiev Poster, Memory Game / Flash Cards, Word Search, Instruments / Characters Assessment, Name instrument & family, Character Handout, Visuals
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2 thoughts on “Peter and the Wolf / Prokofiev”

  1. AustinMusicTeacher

    Hi Beth, I love your worksheets but when I click on them they are too small and pixelated to print. Any suggestions?

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