Top 40 Classical Fun Facts
From Hal Leonardby Elaine Schmidt and Tom Anderson
Why do people always stand when they hear Handel's Hallelujah Chorus? Did you know that Bach's music was forgotten by the public for many years before being rediscovered, and that Beethoven wrote his famous Ninth Symphony after he lost his hearing? Experience classical music like never before with captivating composer stories, active listening, dramas, interviews, puzzles, and a whole lot more. This engaging resource for upper elementary and middle school features 40 reproducible activities and a listening CD with quality orchestral recordings... a must for every general music library.