Holst's The Planets Listening Glyphs (BUNDLE)

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Need a fun way to engage and assess what your students hear as you study about (and play) musical examples from Holst's The Planets? Use these listening glyphs with a picture of the planet as well as a figure from mythology for who the planet was named after on it to assess what your students hear. Play a recording (not included) and have your students follow the color code key to assess what they hear. Items assessed in this set include:
"Jupiter"
♬ strings vs no strings
♬ brass vs no brass
♬ percussion vs no percussion
♬ woodwinds vs no woodwinds
♬ tempo stays the same vs tempo changes
♬ dynamics stay the same vs dynamics change
♬ trumpet vs no trumpet
♬ French horns vs no French horns
♬ trombones vs no trombones
♬ violins vs no violins
♬ flutes vs no flutes
♬ oboes vs no oboes
♬ timpani vs no timpani
♬ jingle bells vs no jingle bells
♬ cymbals vs no cymbals
♬ tambourine vs no tambourine

"Mars"
♬ strings vs no strings
♬ brass vs no brass
♬ percussion vs no percussion
♬ woodwinds vs no woodwinds
♬ tempo stays the same vs tempo changes
♬ dynamics stay the same vs dynamics change
♬ dissonance vs no dissonance
♬ col legno (using wood part of bow to strike the strings) vs no col legno
♬ repeating ostinato vs no repeating ostinato

"Mercury"
♬ strings vs no strings
♬ brass vs no brass
♬ woodwinds vs no woodwinds
♬ singing vs no singing (vocals vs no vocals)
♬ tempo is fast vs tempo is slow
♬ dynamics stay the same vs dynamics change
♬ French horns vs no French horns
♬ violins vs no violins
♬ flutes vs no flutes

"Neptune"
♬ strings vs no strings
♬ brass vs no brass
♬ woodwinds vs no woodwinds
♬ singing vs no singing (vocals vs no vocals)
♬ tempo mostly fast vs tempo mostly slow
♬ loud ending vs quiet ending
♬ clarinet vs no clarinet
♬ oboe vs no oboe
♬ harp vs no harp
♬ flute vs no flute
♬ celesta vs no celesta

"Saturn"
♬ strings vs no strings
♬ brass vs no brass
♬ percussion vs no percussion
♬ woodwinds vs no woodwinds
♬ tempo is mostly slow vs tempo is mostly fast
♬ dynamics stay the same vs dynamics change
♬ chimes vs no chimes
♬ flute vs no flute
♬ trumpet vs no trumpet
♬ double bass vs no double bass
♬ dissonance vs no dissonance

"Uranus"
♬ strings vs no strings
♬ brass vs no brass
♬ percussion vs no percussion
♬ woodwinds vs no woodwinds
♬ tempo stays the same vs tempo changes
♬ dynamics stay the same vs dynamics change
♬ trumpet vs no trumpet
♬ trombones vs no trombones
♬ timpani vs no timpani
♬ xylophone vs no xylophone
♬ oboes vs no oboes
♬ loud beginning vs soft beginning
♬ loud ending vs soft ending

"Venus"
♬ strings vs no strings
♬ brass vs no brass
♬ woodwinds vs no woodwinds
♬ tempo sis slow vs tempo is fast
♬ dynamics stay the same vs dynamics change
♬ sounds gentle and peaceful vs sounds angry, like fighting
♬ French horns vs no French horns
♬ violins vs no violins
♬ flutes vs no flutes
♬ harp vs no harp
♬ celesta vs no celesta
♬ glockenspiel vs no glockenspiel

Make these glyphs part of a listening station, homework, or as a whole class activity.

Other Holst’s-The Planets products:
The Planets (by Holst) Staggered Booklets (DIGITAL VERSION)

Holst’s “Jupiter” from The Planets (Listening Glyphs)

Holst’s “Mars” from The Planets (Listening Glyphs)

Holst’s “Mercury” from The Planets (Listening Glyphs)

Holst’s “Neptune” from The Planets (Listening Glyphs)

Holst’s “Saturn” from The Planets (Listening Glyphs)

Holst’s “Uranus” from The Planets (Listening Glyphs)

Holst’s “Venus” from The Planets (Listening Glyphs)

Holst’s-The Planets Worksheets

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113
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Holst's The Planets Listening Glyphs (BUNDLE)
Holst's The Planets Listening Glyphs (BUNDLE)
Holst's The Planets Listening Glyphs (BUNDLE)
Holst's The Planets Listening Glyphs (BUNDLE)