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Books These are some of my favorite composer books. This is a non-traditional version of composer biographies. You won’t be able to put it down! And these books are just adorable! They are chock-full of great biographical information, and there are...
by Sergei Prokofiev Recording of instruments / character themes Solos of instruments (no narration) – maestroclassics.com Narrated by Lina Prokofiev – Amazon  |  iTunes Narrated by Sir John Gielgud – Amazon  |  iTunes Narrated by Leonard Bernstein – Amazon  |  iTunes...
Recordings Britten: Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra – Amazon |  iTunes Instruments of the Orchestra: Jeremy Siepmann – Amazon Reich: The Four Sections – Amazon  |  iTunes Guess which instrument / family you hear – YouTube These books come with CDs...
In Kindergarten, I expose them to orchestra instruments, but do not officially assess them. For instance, when we listen to music, we sometimes name instruments we hear or we act them out. When learning the opposites, such as high/low, fast/slow,...
This is a great story to demonstrate fast and slow. Books        DVD   After listening/watching a version or two, have the students pretend to be either a tortoise or hare while listening to slow or fast music...