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GIOACHINO ROSSINI
William Tell Overture: Finale

GRADES K-2
OVERVIEW: Over the three lessons, the Concept Areas of Rhythm, Melody, Expressive Qualities and Tone Color are used. Skills developed are Singing, Moving, Listening, Playing Instruments, Creating and Relating music to other subject areas such as history and literature.

INTRODUCTION
1. Soft, Slow and SmoothBeat
2. Loud or Soft, Fast, and Separated
3. Listen, Move, Play
4. Sing an Opera!

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 and Relating music to other subject areas.

INTRODUCTION
1. Meter and Conducting
2. Form, Rhythm and Melody
3. Harmony 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
Music for Life

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