Listening ideas for Music by Mozart

The Fun Music Company has a whole series of lesson plans available about composers, from the Baroque through to the 20th Century. Listening List and other resources for learning about Mozart in the music class. Mozart Requiem Mass in D Minor Confutatis and Lacrimosa PianoRead more…

Listening Resources for a music lesson about Joseph Haydn

Planning music lessons? here are a couple of listening ideas to help you create some fun music resources for your lessons. This video recording is an entertaining version showing the musicians leaving the stage during the last movement, as they did in the first performanceRead more…

Listening Plans for the music of Beethoven

Here is an essential list of listening for music lesson plans about Beethoven. “Für Elise” Bagatelle in A minor Listen to the beginning of “Fur Elise” and sing together the well-known opening melody (the first nine notes). Now play the whole piece, this time countingRead more…

Listen and Learn – Music by Mozart

There are numerous resources and lesson plans available from this website to help you if you are planning music lessons. Here is a listening activity to help with showing students about Mozart. Twelve Variations on “Ah vous dirai-je, Maman” Before beginning this activity with theRead more…

Listening to the music of Chopin in Music Class

Here is a listening activity about the music of Frederic Chopin. Chopin was known as “the poet of the piano” for his ability to evoke emotions and express beauty in his piano music. Choose some excerpts from the listening list below and either write downRead more…

A listening activity on the Music of Vaughan Williams

Listening Activity The Lark Ascending Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A1w4N-NL_Bw&feature=related Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VHbkfGsgbpQ&feature=related While listening to The Lark Ascending (Part 1), close your eyes and let the music form a scene in your imagination of a particular place. As you listen, consider the following points: You mayRead more…