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Learn to hold the soprano recorder, breathe correctly, and play notes for simple melodies like "Hot Cross Buns" and "Au Claire de la lune."
This unit is part of the
Link Up: Beginnings
Link Up Beginnings Student Guide Unit 7 Link Up Beginnings Student Guide Unit 7 Recorder Basics
Meet the Composer; learn about instrument families and individual instruments; explore pitch and timbre; find out what makes a good audience member.
This unit is part of the Link Up: Beginnings collection.
Link Up Beginnings Student Guide Unit 2 The Orchestra
The Student Guide includes reminders about reading music and playing the recorder; seven songs to play and sing; tools to help analyze how melodies move; composition activities; and a review of orchestral instruments. Composer information and a glossary are also included.
This Student Guide is part of the Link Up: The Orchestra Moves collection.
The Student Guide includes music to play on the recorder and to sing; written self-assessments; a review of recorders, notation, and instrument families; and a listening map for Stravinsky's Firebird Suite.
This student guide is part of the Link Up: The Orchestra Sings collection.
Link Up Orchestra Sings Student Guide Link Up Orchestra Sings Student Guide
Children in Grades K–2 focus on rhythm as they develop listening, singing, and composing skills. They explore Syrian, Mexican, Jazz, Balkan, Haitian, and Old-Time Swing Music.
This student guide is part of the 2011-2012 Musical Explorers collection.
Children in Grades K-2 explore music from the American Folk, Cuban, Greek, Chinese, and Indian traditions, plus Musical Theater, as they look at patterns in melody, rhythm, sound, movement, and lyrics.
This student guide is part of the Musical Explorers 2012-2013 collection.
Children in Grades 1 and 2 explore Colombian, Zulu, Indian, and classical music – plus African-American spirituals and yodeling – as they develop listening, singing, and composing skills. Each semester has three units and a concert.
This teacher guide is part of the 2010-2011 Musical Explorers
This program is an exploration of African American song, which comes in many different guises: music from Africa, work songs, Spirituals, and gospel. The guiding question that will define our work is: How does African American song unite people? The lessons in this guide begin the process of asking and answering this question.
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