Listening Resource Kit 3

Themes and Variations

SKU: 772

You’ve loved the Complete Recorder Resource Kit! Here is a kit that will be your complete resource for music listening. Each kit comes with a CD recording of all the selections, featuring recordings from the CBC radio library. The CDs include artists like Glenn Gould, The Canadian Brass, The Toronto Children’s Chorus and Tafelmusik. Classroom activities to develop your students listening skills include many unique and innovative ideas and activities. 

Have your students become involved in the listening by playing rhythm instruments along with the music. Rhythm instrument playalongs are given for many selections as full scores and as simple flashcard playalongs. Cup games teach students about form and provide excellent practice keeping a beat. Scripts for daily intercom listening are featured - make music listening a part of your school day. Reproducible pages include biographies and worksheets on major composers, instrument families, and a listening log. Movement activities use scarves, balloons, flashlights, paper plates and ribbons. Listening Maps are included for many selections.

Try a new way to develop silent listening skills! STILL stands for Silent Time for Individual Listening Logs. Your students develop tremendous listening skills while listening to “mystery” pieces. Internet references are included so you and your students can easily locate additional resources and information. This is a unique and valuable resource!

Level 3: (Gr. 3) Includes 30 selections from Mozart, Schumann, Handel, Beethoven Purcell, Strauss, Fucik and Kodaly. Includes notes, worksheet and listening examples from the composer featured on the videos ‘Strauss - King of 3/4 Time’ and ‘Beethoven Lives Upstairs.’

Intended Grades:

Grade 3

Materials Included

In the printed product:
- Printed Book / Audio CD
- Digital Book PDF / Audio MP3
In the download edition:
- Digital Book PDF / Audio MP3

In the CD product:
- Audio MP3

To get your download edition, add this product to your cart. After you go through the checkout process, a download link will appear. You will also receive an email with a link to your download. If you purchased a printed book with CD you will also receive a download version of the book and the CD. This is to ensure that users without disk drives will still be able to use the disk's contents. When you order a print book/CD you will also receive a download edition at no extra charge. You can use the download materials as reference right away, and will receive the print book/CD in a few days.

Table of Contents:

- Introduction
- Table of Contents
- CD contents - listening selections
- Categorized lists of listening selections
- Guidelines for Introducing Listening
- STILL - Silent Time for Individual
Listening Logs
- Response Journal
- Dynamics - Is it soft or loud?
- Tempo - Is it fast or slow?
- Articulation - Is it separated or smooth?
- Beat Chart
- The Woodwind Family
- The Brass Family
- The Percussion Family
- The String Family
- Conductor of the Day - conducting patterns
- Chart of Listening Examples We Have Heard
- Composer of the Month
- Classroom Activities - How to Use this Kit
- “Entry of the Gladiators”, Julius Fucik
- Rhythm Instrument playalong & Cup Game
- “Viennese Musical Clock”, Zoltán Kodaly
- Listening Map
- Rhythm playalong - Musical Clock
- “Andantino-Allegro”, Mozart
- Rhythm playalong, Andantino-Allegro
- “Larghetto”, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
- Rhythm Instrument playalong - Larghetto
- “Entry March of the Boyers”, Johan Halvorsen
- Listening Map, Entry March
- “Hobgoblin”, Robert Schumann
- Robert Schumann - biography worksheet
- “Tendre”, Albéric Magnard
- “Léger”, Albéric Magnard
- Johann Sebastian Bach- biography worksheet

- “Musette”, Johann Sebastian Bach
- Rhythm Instrument Playalong, Musette
- George Frederic Handel - biography worksheet
- “Bourrée”, George Frederic Handel
- “The Nutcracker” story
- “Overture” From the Nutcracker
- Rhythm Instrument Playalong - Overture
- Peter Illich Tchaikovsky - biography worksheet
- “Waltz of the Flowers”
- “Turkish March”
- Rhythm Instrument Playalong - Turkish March
- Ludwig van Beethoven - biography worksheet
- Beethoven Lives Upstairs video worksheet
- “Ode to Joy” from Symphony No. 9
- “Moonlight Sonata”, Beethoven
- “Favorite Rag”, Scott Joplin
- Cup Game, “Favorite Rag”
- “Intrada”, Johann Pezol
- “Sarabande”, Johann Pezol
- Johann Strauss Jr - biography worksheet
- “Emporer Waltz”, Johann Strauss Jr.
- “Roses from the South”, Johann Strauss Jr.
- “Air”, Henry Purcell
- “Theme” from Variations on ‘Ah vous dirai-je, maman’.
- “Variation 1, 2 and 9” from Variations on ‘Ah vous dirai-je, maman’.
- “Variation 12” from Variations on ‘Ah vous dirai-je, maman’.
- Mozart - biography worksheet
- La jongleuse, Moritz Moszkowski
- “Calata”, anonymous
- “Contradance”, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
- “Andante Spirituoso” from The Enchanted Forest by Francesco Geminiani
- How to introduce an intercom listening program
- Intercom Scripts


Audio: Entry of the Gladiators
Audio: Viennese
Audio: Moonlight
Audio: Flowers
Book: Listening Kit 3
Book: Dynamics Chart