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Beethoven Lives Upstairs
Barbara Nichol
Illustrator Scott Cameron. In September 1822, 10-year-old Christoph writes a letter to his uncle: ''A madman has moved into our house.'' The ''madman'' is none other than Ludwig van Beethoven. In a unique approach that combines biography, fiction, and music, this book weaves true incidents in the composer's life into a fictional correspondence between a young boy and his uncle. Based on the award-winning recording. Full color.
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A Beka Book
Music Theory II
Reviews and builds on musical knowledge and skills learned in Music Theory I. Worksheets for weekly lessons include music to play on their Flutophones. Introduces students to the four families of instruments-string, woodwind, brass, and percussion. Four Musical Check-ups are provided to check knowledge.
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Bob Jones University Press
Music, Grade 5
Teaches students how to harmonize and to sing in foreign languages. Introduces chords on Autoharp, guitar, and keyboard. Focuses on reading complex rhythmic and melodic passages. Presents the musical cultures of North and South America. Provides a study of several genres of music and develops sightreading skills through solfege. Teacher's Edition presents all concepts and skills basic to the curriculum, which can be taught even by those without musical skills. Includes the staged program A Tour of the Americas, which dramatizes folktales of the Americas. Teacher's Edition: 328 pages; reduced student pages; spiral binder. Student Text features Roger the cabby and his parrot. Provides colorful illustrations and photographs to demonstrate musical concepts. Student Text: 188 pages; hardbound. Student Worktext contains a variety of activities in reading music, listening, playing, and composing. Student Worktext: 112 pages; softbound; color and black-and-white illustrations.
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Raising Musical Kids: Great Ideas to Help Your Child Develop a love for Music
Patrick Kavanaugh
Written in concise, easy-to-understand language by a renowned composer and conductor, this book will help parents teach their children how to love music, and motivate them to develop their own musical interests. Includes tips for getting kids to practice. Emphasizing, above all, the importance of encouraging your children's musical endeavors, the author discusses the value of studying music, learning an instrument, the importance of concerts, how to insure diligent practice and confident performance, and how to help kids make the most of their musical opportunities.
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Ready to Use Music Reading Activities Kit
Loretta Mitchell
This program is recommended for grades 1-8.
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The Gift of Music: Great Composers and Their Influence
Jane Stuart Smith
The Gift of Music integrates the lives, philosophies, and music of the great composers, including Bach, Handel, Haydn and Mozart. Readers will be placed in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries as observers, not historians, as they explore the lives of these great men. This third edition has been expanded and revised.
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The Home School Music Course: Easy, Self Instruction on How to Play any Song!
Mark Kapner
For keyboard and piano. This book and cassette program is real music instruction. It is designed for independent study, complete with illustrations, work sheets with answers and a cassette tape to hear all the examples. This course can be adjusted to the development of the student and can be used for the whole family. The author recommends this program for ages 7/8 to adult level. Includes many familiar songs and by playing the exercises you will enhance motor skill development, improve concentration as your child develops eye & hand coordination.
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