G.F. Handel and contemporary composers – lesson planning ideas

These days Handel’s keyboard music is most often performed on a piano. At the time that this music was performed however pianos had not yet been invented, so keyboard music was generally played on a harpsichord. Have the students research differences between the instruments, lookingRead more…

Here's how you can make learning about Baroque Music Fun!

Here are a few ideas for a music lesson all about the composer Johann Sebastian Bach. You will find many more ideas for music lesson plans in our composers series of printable worksheets. Design a Facebook profile for J.S. Bach. Include “Basic Information” (Network, Birthday,Read more…

Teaching any Music History?

If you’re teaching music history your lesson plan can include a few fun ideas like these: Today when you hear keyboard music by Handel played, it is usually played on a piano. However, pianos were not around in Handel’s day and the music was originallyRead more…

Learning about Handel in a Junior High School Music Class

Here are a few concepts for a lesson plan about George Friderick Handel. Today when you hear keyboard music by Handel played, it is usually played on a piano. At the time that this music was performed however pianos had not yet been invented, soRead more…

Learning about J.S. Bach? Here are a few ideas

Want to share some Baroque Music with your music class? here are a few ideas for a music class based on J.S. Bach. This is just an excerpt of the materials found in our Great composers series of printable music lesson plans. Design a FacebookRead more…

A Music Lesson about George Frideric Handel

Here are a few ideas you can use if creating a music lesson plan about Baroque composer G.F. Handel. Today when you hear keyboard music by Handel played, it is usually played on a piano. However, pianos were not around in Handel’s day and theRead more…