Educational Resources

2015-2016 – The Orchestra at Work

Audio Examples

Bernstein – Candide

Wagner – Lohengrin

Peck – Thrill of the Orchestra

Brahms – Hungarian Dance No. 5

Beethoven – Symphony 3, 4th mvt.

Mozart – Eine kleine Nachtmusik, 1st mvt.

2014-2015 – Tall Tales and Long Tails

Prokofiev – Alexander Nevsky example

Kabalevsky – Comedians Galop

Copland – Appalachian Spring example

Berlioz – Symphony Fantastique example

Britten – Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra example

Mussorgsky – Pictures at en Exhibition example

Williams – Star Wars theme

Mahler – Symphony No. 1 example

Messiaen – Exotic Birds example

Prokofiev – Scythian Suite example

Major – minor exercise


2013-2014 – The ABCs of the Symphonies

Families of the Orchestra Graphic
Families of the Orchestra Worksheet
Word Families Worksheet
Listening Word Bank Worksheet

Audio Resources

Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No.4, 3rd Movement

Kapilow’s Green Eggs and Ham

Green Eggs and Ham from Seussical

Copland’s Hoedown from Rodeo
Saints-Saens’ Tortoises from Carnival of the Animals 

Saints-Saens’ The Elephant from Carnival of the Animals 

Saints-Saens’ Aquarium from Carnival of the Animals


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