First Snowfall Winter Music, Holiday Music, for Orff Ensemble

Grade Levels
5th - 7th
Formats Included
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Bring the crisp coldness and beauty of a wintery landscape to your classroom or winter program! "First Snowfall" captures the childhood magic of experiencing the moment when snow first falls, evoking the imagery of winter, and giving students the chance to explore impressionism in music via classroom activities and instrumental performance. Compressed .zip file includes full audio listening track, full score, teacher instructional notes, individual instrument parts for projecting or printing, projectable mallet bar visuals for specified instrument parts, speech/body percussion parts to help students prepare for playing their part, performance tips, and suggestions for choreography and movement. Updated version now includes play-along resources for the general music classroom. Explore form, steady beat, meter, movement and dance, using classroom instruments, or connecting to visual arts and literature.


Soprano Glockenspiel (SG)

Alto Glockenspiel (AG)

Soprano Xylophone (SX)

Alto Xylophone (AX)

Soprano Metallophone (SM)

Bass Xylophone (BX)

Contrabass Bars (CBB)

Sleigh Bells

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