lassical Music Stories innovatively introduces elementary-age students to the fascinating world of classical music. This resource comprises twenty sections, each featuring a different piece of music. By concentrating on the narrative qualities of the classical music stories, the incredible world of classical music leaps to life!
Teachers can also use the cross-curricular approach in this book to introduce subjects as varied as social studies, history, art, creative writing, math, and science. Biographies of the nineteen different composers highlight the sections, followed by a variety of suggestions, activities, or reproducible worksheets. Classical Music Stories concludes with a comprehensive music glossary, as well as descriptions and illustrations of instruments from the string, woodwind, brass, and percussion families. This is a wonderful way to incorporate music education into your classroom. p.b., 96 pgs.