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Music Appreciation Class Lessons – Timbre, Ensembles, Genres

These are some lessons that I did as a unit on a 4 week school week in a middle school music appreciation class. We discussed the timbres of instruments, different ensembles, and different genres. The recorded music can all be … Continue reading

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Teacher Guides – Band Instruments

These are some teacher guides that I received from a professor; I am not sure whether there may be copyright issues with sharing this, so please let me know if there is a problem. Thanks. bassoon teaching guide Brass teaching … Continue reading

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Fingering Charts – Woodwinds

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Instrument Families Images

Some pictures of the various instrument families.

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Listening Map – Mussorgsky’s “Promenade”

This is one of my favorite lessons. I’ve taught it in class before, and I have used it in several of my college courses as well. I have included all the elements needed to teach this lesson. If you use … Continue reading

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4th Grade Lesson – Timbre

This lesson should come before the lessons on Ensemble Timbres and Texture/Ostinato. This lesson is most effective when the students can see the instruments demonstrated and see how they work. I am a clarinetist, can play oboe relatively well, and … Continue reading

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Winds – Links

General Winds The Practice Room: http://archive.bandlink.org/students/Clinic/Clinic.htm Helpful articles written for students. At a glance I see info on changing a timpano head, trills, teaching the saxophone, and more. Teaching Music Through Performance in Band: http://www.teachingmusic.org/tmtp_band.cfm Woodwind/Brasswind: http://www.wwbw.com/ Brass and Woodwind … Continue reading

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