Title: I Write The Music:composer Chronicles
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Voicing/Format: Performance Pack
Publisher: Hal Leonard Publishing Corp
Catalog #: 09971140
Series: Music Express Books Price: $89.95
** Stanton’s Staff Selection - 2008 **
Here it is – straight from the source! The lives and music of six famous composers come to life in this historic and entertaining resource collection of composer stories, original songs and listening map activities for upper elementary and middle school students. Have fun acting out these age-appealing stories and performing a variety of musical styles with the original songs that accompany them. Make music listening fun and active with beautifully-designed full-color listening maps, easy-to-follow lesson plans and full-length recorded orchestral versions of these six masterworks: Variations on a Theme (Mozart), Chorale from Cantata No. 147 (J. S. Bach), Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah (Handel), March from The Love for Three Oranges (Prokofiev), Ode to Joy from Symphony No. 9 (Beethoven), and Finale from Firebird (Stravinsky). The Teacher Edition offers piano/vocal song arrangements, a helpful production guide for additional performance options, and lesson plans. Full-color singer editions feature song vocals, composer stories and listening maps. The 2-CD pak provides performance/accompaniment tracks for the songs, and six masterwork recordings. For cost-saving value, receive all 3 components in the Classroom Kit! Available: Teacher Edition, Singer 20-Pak (full color), 2-CD Pak, Classroom Kit. Suggested for Gr. 4-8.