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Romantic Period in Music History Quick Guide – Music Composers – Music History

The Romantic Period Quick Guide in Music History is a quick guide to music samples, videos, fun facts, and major composers of the Romantic Period of western art music history. This interactive slideshow allows you to introduce middle school or junior high students to music in the Romantic Period.

 

✓ Now compatible with both Google™ Slides and PowerPoint ✓

 

This resource is perfect for:

  • general music teachers
  • middle school music teachers
  • junior high music teachers
  • homeschoolers

 

WHAT YOU’LL GET IN THE ROMANTIC POWERPOINT SLIDESHOW PRESENTATION:

 

VIDEO LINKS

⚠️Please review each video thoroughly before showing to your students.⚠️

 

You have the option of playing through Youtube, Safeshare, or Viewpure.

an internet connection is required to view each video.

  • Schubert’s The Erlkönig
  • Fast and Friendly Guide to the Romantic Era
  • Fast and Friendly Guide to Chopin
  • Fast and Friendly Guide to Brahms
  • Fast and Friendly Guide to Wagner
  • Fast and Friendly Guide to Schubert
  • Fast and Friendly Guide to Tchaikovsky
  • The Dying Swan: dance performance by Lil Buck
  • Rock Meets Rachmaninoff by The Piano Guys
  • Debussy’s Life in Miniature

 

MUSICAL TERMS

  • impressionism
  • romantic nationalism
  • atonality
  • tempo rubato
  • symphonic poem
  •  lieder

 

FUN FACTS

  • brief list of fun facts about the Romantic Period

 

ARTIFACTS

  • image of original manuscripts and Romantic Era paintings

 

COMPOSER PAGE FEATURES

  • samples of their music
  • birth year and death
  • a map to show where they were born
  • several facts about their life as composers and musicians

 

COMPOSERS

  • Franz Schubert
  • Hector Berlioz
  • Fanny Mendelssohn
  • Felix Mendelssohn
  • Frederic Chopin
  • Robert Schumann
  • Franz Liszt
  • Richard Wagner
  • Giuseppe Verdi
  • Clara Schumann
  • Johannes Brahms
  • Camille Saint-Saëns
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  • John Philip Sousa
  • Claude Debussy
  • Amy Beach
  • Scott Joplin
  • Sergei Rachmaninoff
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
  • Alton Adams

 

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS, PROJECT GUIDES, & WORKSHEETS

includes Google Forms for distance learning

  • editable outline of the slideshow presentation (in Microsoft Word)
  • students travel back in time as a reporter to write about a premiere of their choice
  • students compare and contrast today’s music with music from the Romantic Period
  • students name facts they know about each composers featured in the slideshow
  • students become social media managers for a composer of their choice

 

INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE

  • instructions to play your slideshow
  • instructions to play audio samples and videos

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WHAT CUSTOMERS LOVE ABOUT THIS QUICK GUIDE:

 

“This was a very helpful resource for my 6th grade general music class.”

 

“Perfect for my 7th grade general music class!”

 

“I have the other sets and I absolutely love these resources – and so do my students!”

 

“You have been saving me so much time during this tough part of the year!”

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