Young Person's Guide To The Orchestra, The
From Hal Leonardby Wesley Ball
Teaching Strategies For The Classroom And Beyond
This familiar standard by Benjamin Britten has become the classic introduction to the sights and sounds of the orchestra for young people. Enhance music appreciation and explore the unique qualities of the instruments in a symphony orchestra with this creative collection of visuals and strategies. Created for the music classroom, the Activity Book/CD features a variety of reproducible listening maps and games, helpful teaching suggestions, and a full-length version of this masterwork. The Classroom Kit includes the Book/CD Pak and the Discover The Instruments Of The Orchestra Poster Pak of 24 full-color 9" x 12" laminated posters. (Grades 4-8)
The Instrument Poster Pak is also available separately. Brighten up your music room with these attractive, full-color 9" x 12" laminated posters featuring the instruments of the orchestra. Each instrument in the four orchestral families (strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion) is featured on the front of the poster while the back includes history of the instrument. You'll find dozens of uses for this handy resource, including bulletin boards, class discussions, activities, games, and much more.
CD-ROM: Projectable Color Photos And Fun Facts
Discover The Instruments Of The Orchestra Series has gone digital! Now you can explore the four families of the orchestra with interactive projection and sound. Capture your students' imaginations with full-color photos, instrument histories, interesting fun facts, and titles of representative musical works featuring each instrument - all set in a user-friendly PDF format that uses Adobe® Reader® 9.0 or higher. This version also features short sound sample recordings for each instrument that are embedded into the projected file, so you can listen and watch with a single click. For review and assessment, this resource also includes an orchestral recording of Benjamin Britten's "The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra: Theme" which features all four instrument families. For more review, there is also a listening game "Who Am I?" that will challenge your students and assess how well they know each instrument by sight and sound. Whether you use an interactive whiteboard or a projection system and your computer, the learning possibilities are endless! (Grades 4-8)
(with reproducible pages)