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…

The Lark Ascending Poem

Below is the text for the Lark Ascending poem. This can be used together with the listening activity from the great composers worksheets. The Lark Ascending George Meredith (1828–1909) HE rises and begins to round, He drops the silver chain of sound Of many linksRead more…

A music lesson about Ralph Vaughan Williams

Here is a couple of ideas for a music lesson about Ralph Vaughan Williams. These ideas are taken from our printable music lesson plan product on the great composers. Instruct the students: “Imagine you are Vaughan Williams towards the end of his life and youRead more…