This short arrangement of Thomas Tallis's famous canon in B flat is an ideal warmup for developing balance, blend, and independence of parts. It begins in unison, repeats with staggered entrances as a canon, then concludes with a chorale-style
This double-sided worksheet and quick Powerpoint explanation are intended for a lesson on program music using Tchaikovsky's divertissements from Act II of The Nutcracker.
After learning (or reviewing) the meaning of program music vs. absolute
This Powerpoint and worksheet are meant to be used as part of an introduction to opera. The Powerpoint briefly explains the history of opera and its characteristics, and then provides links to 6 arias for use with the worksheet.