Saturday, October 12, 2013

Hello, Mr. Grieg!

This month, Mr. Grieg is our composer of the month.  Kindergarten and first grade classes explored the "tempo" (the speed of the beat; fast/slow) of Mr. Grieg's piece of music called "In the Hall of the Mountain King."

We have decided that Mr. Grieg and Mr. Albert Einstein had the same hair stylist. 


Here are some fun links to learn more about Mr. Grieg:


Read this biography about Mr. Grieg, and then find keywords from the biography in this word search!

Mr. Saint-Saens was our composer of the month for September.  We listened to pieces from his work "Carnival of the Animals."  I really like the illustrations and narrations in this version:
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