The Organ, Harpsichord and Celesta – the piano’s cousins in the music class

The piano has several less known cousins which are important for us to introduce into the music classroom: the celesta, harpsichord and organ. Discuss with students the similarities and differences among keyboard instruments. The keyboard instruments are related to each other in that they areRead more…

Teaching students about the orchestra and keyboard instruments in the music class

The piano has several less known cousins which are important for us to introduce into the music classroom: the celesta, harpsichord and organ. Show and talk about the different aspects and characteristics of the keyboard instruments. The keyboard instruments are related to each other inRead more…

Class Music ideas about the Harpsichord and related instruments

The piano has several less known cousins which are important for us to introduce into the music classroom: the celesta, harpsichord and organ. Show and talk about the different aspects and characteristics of the keyboard instruments. The keyboard instruments are related to each other inRead more…

Beethoven has to be one of the most interesting characters to talk about in music class

Ludwig Van Beethoven has to be one of the most unusual and interesting characters to ever compose music. Here are a few ideas to help introduce him into your music lesson plans: Use Beethoven’s life as the topic for a short children’s story. You canRead more…

Learning about The Celesta, Piano, Harpsichord and Organ in the classroom

The piano has several less known cousins which are important for us to introduce into the music classroom: the celesta, harpsichord and organ. Here are a few ideas that you can include in your music lesson plans about these instruments Show and talk about theRead more…

How Computer Games can help you learn music.

This is a description of how educational music games can help you when learning music. Who remembers going to traditional piano lessons? Where you had to go to Mrs Jones’s house and sit up straight on the stool, and play the right notes or you’dRead more…

Beethoven the Musical Genius – a Lesson Plan for music

Ludwig Van Beethoven has to be one of the most unusual and interesting characters to ever compose music. Here are a few ideas to help introduce him into the music classroom: Beethoven composed most of his most beautiful music during the last portion of hisRead more…

Learning about the Orchestral Keyboard instruments in music class

This is a tiny sample of the music lesson plans available from the fun music company. Here are a few ideas that you can use when discussing the orchestral keyboard instruments: The piano, celesta, harpsichord and pipe organ. Show and talk about the different aspectsRead more…

Learn about Frederic Chopin in the music class

Some lesson ideas to learn about Chopin in the music class: Work in groups to write a moving speech that could have been given at the burial of Chopin’s heart in the pillar of the Holy Cross Church in Warsaw, Poland. Include details about Chopin’sRead 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…