Composer of the Month: Modest Mussorgsky

Aileen Miracle
Grade Levels
K - 5th
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Looking for ways to integrate more listening lessons and music history into your general music class? This colorful "Composer of the Month" set focuses on Modest Mussorgsky, and is the seventh in the series!

This product includes:

* Directions to "Follow Me" Activity to "Tuileries" (appropriate for grades K-1)

* Listening lesson slideshow for Mussorgsky's "Night on Bald Mountain" (appropriate for grade 4 and above--this lesson focuses on tam-ti and eighth rest)

* Listening lesson for Mussorgsky's "Pictures at an Exhibition" (appropriate for grade 3 and above--students work in small groups to choose which artwork goes with which piece)

* "Be a composer like Mussorgsky" worksheet (appropriate for grade 1 and above--separate composition worksheets for each of these concepts: ta and ti-ti, quarter rest, tika-tika, half note, ti-tika, tika-ti, syncopa, and tim-ka)

* Movement activity to Mussorgsky's "Night on Bald Mountain" (50 printable sheets with clip art of Mussorgsky with movement directions on each--25 in color and 25 in black and white, and PowerPoint with embedded music), appropriate for grades 1-5.

*Listening Response worksheet--can be used with Mussorgsky piece of your choice

*Slideshow about Mussorgsky's life, with student-friendly details

*Composer of the month bulletin board visuals (includes letters for "Composer of the month," Picture of Mussorgsky, World map pointing to Russia, Visuals for Mussorgsky's most well-known works, and Composer/ Conductor/ Musician Visuals with definitions)

*Did You Know Cards: Includes 8 different interesting facts about Mussorgsky. These can be used during music lessons and/or read on morning announcements during the month Mussorgsky is being studied

*Directions for the set

Download the preview for more information and visuals.

These activities can be used for any month you choose, or if you'd prefer, can be spread out over the year.

Please note that due to copyright, a MIDI arrangement of "Night on Bald Mountain" is included, as that recording is royalty-free, but you will have to provide the recordings for the other activities.

You can also purchase this as part of my "Composer of the Month" bundled set.

Check out these composer of the month sets:

Composer of the Month: Ludwig Van Beethoven

Composer of the Month: J.S. Bach

Composer of the Month: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Composer of the Month: Franz Liszt

Composer of the Month: John Williams

Composer of the Month: Johann Strauss II

Composer of the Month: Peter Tchaikovsky

Composer of the Month: Scott Joplin

Composer of the Month: Georges Bizet

Composer of the Month: Clara Schumann

Composer of the Month: Igor Stravinsky

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Total Pages
113 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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