Chopin Music History Bundle

Frederic Chopin – one of the greatest ever composers for the piano! Give your students a musical experience they will never forget, with this music appreciation unit study. Make music history and listening accessible and enjoyableHelp students gain a deeper appreciation of other times, people and culture.

Tell the story of this unique individual, his life and his music. Let students experience his music through the ‘listening log’, and learn about his contribution to the new ‘piano language’ for the newly emerging piano of the 1800’s.

The Slideshow gives you a comprehensive overview, including:

  • Background about the musical life of the 1800’s, the development of the piano, and other important influences on Chopin. Further information specific to Chopin’s life and musical career, with a focus on musical listening and appreciation.
  • Easy-to-use ‘Click the Button’ links to 21 different video performances of a variety of Chopin’s works, performed by concert pianists from a wide range of backgrounds and eras, and in many different venues. Additional ‘Click the Button’ links to 4 engaging ‘mini-documentary’ videos, creating further opportunity for learning about Chopin’s life, times and musical influences, at the click of a button.
  • Quality graphics and design to make it interesting and engaging. And a Vocabulary list, helps students understand any terms specific to this topic.
  • Use this interactive presentation to inspire students, or at a deeper level to help them prepare for music history exams, and the general knowledge component of their instrumental exams – With over 100+ hours of research, preparation, layout and design is all done so you can relax and enjoy teaching!

Take a look through the Slideshow:

  • Chopin music history

The Project Kit gives you:

  • Three downloadable resources: The ‘Study Guide’ booklet, the ‘Activity Pack’ project kit, and the ‘Listening Log’ mini book.  This set covers all the information & learning activities that you need for this unit study on the life & music of the iconic Frederic Chopin.
  • These student-friendly learning activities will appeal to a wide range of learning styles, including visual, auditory and kinaesthetic. The ‘Listening Log’ activity can be used with any pieces you like. It encourages students to process and understand Chopin’s music using the ‘Elements of Music’.
  • SAVE hundreds of hours – All the prep work is done.  Teacher set-up information and student instructions are all included… Right ready to print & teach!
  • There is enough material here for several lessons.  Or, alternatively, you can simplify it and just use the project activities that best suit your current teaching goals. (But don’t be surprised if they come back next week with all the rest of these fun activities done too!)

Take a look through the Project Kit:

This set is great for Group Classes, Studio Teaching, School Classrooms, and One-on-One lessons: With oodles of information and fun learning activities for students, this kit is both multi-level and flexible to use. Suitable for a wide range of ages and abilities. There is much information included, but you choose how much you want to present, depending on the level of the students.
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