Playing with the Classics, Volume 2

Playing with the Classics, Volume 2
Music Masterworks for Children

By Peggy D. Bennett Book Item: 00-39205
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Peggy D. Bennett presents her classroom-tested creative ideas for movement, stories, and listening activities to delight preschool through primary-age children with orchestral favorites. Fully reproducible and designed to be used by experienced music teachers and novices alike, the simple, charming, and playful lessons in Playing with the Classics Volume 2 give children a chance to sing, move, and act while they listen to the music of great composers. The Listening List contains 15 tracks, all of which can be downloaded from iTunes, Amazon, or GoogleMusic as needed. The musical selections include Strauss's "Also Sprach Zarathustra," Mozart's Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Stravinsky's The Firebird, Gershwin's "Summertime" from Porgy and Bess, Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, Vivaldi's "Winter" from The Four Seasons, and many more. This book will help make these great works a part of your students' beloved repertoire of music and spark their interest in orchestral music for a lifetime.

Sample Pages


Title Composer
Playing With the Classics: At a Glance
Organization of Lessons in Playing With the Classics
5 Teaching Assists for Playing With the Classics
Glossary of Terms
10 Tips for Playing With the Classics
5 Ways to Prepare for a Playing With the Classics Lesson
8 Tips for Leading Score Reading
How to Purchase the Playing With the Classics Vol. 2 Recordings
Purchasing Classics Through iTunes
To Play Classics in Your Classroom
Also Sprach Zarathustra Strauss
The Blue Danube Strauss
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik Mozart
Fiesta Salinas
The Firebird Stravinsky
Nessun Dorma Puccini
"O Fortuna" Orff
Queen of the Night Mozart
Sabre Dance Khachaturian
Summertime Gershwin
Symphony No. 7 Beethoven
Symphony No. 9 Beethoven
Turkish Rondo Mozart
Water Music Handel
Winter Vivaldi
Composer Pictures
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Recording Index
About the Author
Principles of Teaching & Learning
Principles for Teaching & Learning Music

Additional Information

Author: Peggy D. Bennett
Format: Book
Page Count: 88
Item Number: 00-39205
ISBN 10: 0-7390-8825-4
ISBN 13: 978-0-7390-8825-8
UPC: 038081437699

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