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FRANZ JOSEF HAYDN
Symphony No. 94 in C Major “Surprise,” Second Movement

GRADES K-2
OVERVIEW: Over the three lessons, the concept areas of Rhythm, Melody, Form, Expressive Qualities and Harmony are used. Skills developed are Singing, Moving, Listening, Playing Instruments and Creating (including Reading and Writing).

INTRODUCTION
1. Soft and Loud
2. Ti-Ti and Ta
3. Dance and Play

GRADES 3-5
OVERVIEW: Over the three lessons, all six of the concept areas of Rhythm, Melody, Form, Timbre, Expressive Qualities and Harmony are used. Skills developed are Singing, Moving, Listening, Playing Instruments, Creating (including Reading and Writing Music) and Relating music to other subject areas.

INTRODUCTION
1. Theme and Variations Form
2. Form and Composition
3. Harmony, Haydn, and History

The plans were written by Dr. Kay Edwards, Professor of Music Education at Miami University in Oxford, OH. Dr. Edwards earned her bachelor of music degree from Ohio University and both a master of music and a doctor of musical arts in general music from Arizona State University. She has taught at Oberlin Conservatory, UNC-Greensboro and in public schools over the past 20 years and is a specialist in early childhood/elementary general music with special training in Orff, Kodály and Dalcroze.

Training Links

Resources

Kodály 101

Orff 101


Sergei Prokofiev
Peter and the Wolf

Lesson Plans for Grades 1-3

Courtesy of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Sound Discoveries
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