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Haunting Music

Students will:

* explore the genre of orchestral program music, by learning about the Romantic-period composers, Hector Berlioz and Camille Saint-Saëns
* explore the literary inspirations for program music
* identify elements of music, including theme, tempo, and dynamics, and detect their use in music excerpts
* write a short story, based on their perceptions of the musical events in a symphony
* create group murals, based on their visual perceptions of the musical events in an orchestral tone poem

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