Sounds of the Cities (Classroom Resource)
(Book and CD pak)
A Musical Road Trip Across America. Composed by David Simons. Expressive Art (Choral). Instructional, Music Appreciation. Book and CD. 56 pages. Published by Cherry Lane Music (HL.2500582).
Item Number: HL.2500582
ISBN 1575606313. 8.5x11 inches.
Here's your chance to take a musical road trip across the United States. From the creators of Music Alive! magazine, this resource takes you to eight important cities around the country, exploring the unique sounds and artists that define them. Each section includes a reproducible student article and two activity sheets. Full-length lesson plans based on the National Standards accompany each section and all musical examples are included on the CD. Featured cities and styles include: New Orleans and Funk, Memphis and R&B, Nashville and Country, Philadelphia and Soul, New York City and Jazz, Detroit and Motown, Chicago and Blues, Los Angeles and Rock.