Active Listening Lessons: The Nutcracker Suite

Active Listening Lessons: The Nutcracker Suite
Hands-On Activities for Exploring the Classics

By David Bretzius Book & CD Grade: 2--6 Item: 00-41909
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Seven detailed lesson plans on Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker Suite! Listen and perform along with the professionally recorded orchestral CD. Each individual layer of the ensemble will learn and practice their part through rhythmic chanting and body percussion before transferring to classroom instruments. The step-by-step instructions build to a culminating Orff performance for each movement. Student scores are included on the enhanced CD for printing and projecting. Recommended for grades 2--6.

Sample Pages


Russian Dance
Waltz of the Flower
Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
Arabian Dance
Dance of the Reed Flutes
Chinese Dance

Additional Information

Series: Active Listening Lessons
Author: David Bretzius
Format: Book & CD
Page Count: 48
Item Number: 00-41909
ISBN 10: 1-4706-1717-X
ISBN 13: 978-1-4706-1717-2
UPC: 038081469898

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