00-41909 Active Listening Lessons: The Nutcracker Suite


00-41909 Active Listening Lessons: The Nutcracker Suite Hands-On Activities for Exploring the Classics By David Bretzius / Book & CD

Seven detailed lesson plans on Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker Suite! Listen and perform along with the professionally recorded orchestral CD. Each individual layer of the ensemble will learn and practice their part through rhythmic chanting and body percussion before transferring to classroom instruments. The step-by-step instructions build to a culminating Orff performance for each movement. Student scores are included on the enhanced CD for printing and projecting. Recommended for grades 2–6.


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Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
Arabian Dance
Dance of the Reed Flutes
Chinese Dance