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Active Listening Strategies for the Classroom

By Wesley Ball

(Book and CD pak)
Active Listening Strategies for the Classroom. Composed by Wesley Ball. Music Express Books. Composers, Elementary, Music Appreciation, Resource. Softcover with CD. 64 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.9970466).

Item Number: HL.9970466

ISBN 9781423444701. 8.5x11 inches.

Make music come alive with this creative collection of visuals and strategies. Created for the music classroom, this handy book/CD pak features reproducible listening maps and movement activities designed for a variety of levels, along with easy-to-use teaching plans based on the National Standards. All musical examples used are included on the CD. Featured listening selections include: Stars and Stripes Forever, Fanfare for the Common Man, Ev'rybody Wants to Be a Cat (from The Aristocats), Chinese Dance (from The Nutcracker Suite), Ballet of the Unhatched Chicks (from Pictures at an Exhibition), Histoire du Tango, Spring (from The Four Seasons), Variations on America, Variations on Simple Gifts, Stompin' at the Savoy, Russian Dance (from The Nutcracker Suite), Mars the Bringer of War (from The Planets), Splish Splash, Summer (from The Four Seasons).

  • Ev'rybody Wants To Be A Cat 
  • Splish Splash 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Linda Miller
    Atlanta, GA
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  • September 24, 2006 Must have for the elementary classroom

    Some of the most dynamic lessons I have ever taught come from this book. GREAT selections. I am on this web page hoping that book 2 has come out!!!!!!!!!!!

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