(Grades 4+) · Students in the general music classroom are exposed to many different types and forms of music, both aurally and through the printed page, but seldom do they have the chance to see and work with a score. What's the Score?
changes all that, thanks to its engaging and accessible look into this rich source of music learning. Begin by reproducing and distributing some or all of the 16 pages of the Hallelujah Chorus
score that are included in this distinctive book. Students then go inside the score by playing games including Seek & Circle, Find & Define
and Name That Note
A preparatory worksheet introducing the score is also provided, along with reproducible fact sheets about the orchestra and its instruments; Handel and his famous oratorio -- the perfect complement to a Messiah unit. Additional suggestions for using this familiar melody and its score to strengthen rhythm reading and other music fundamentals are also provided.
Contents: Introduction · Lesson Specifics and Suggestions · What's the Score? · What's That Mean? · Go Inside the Score Activities · Go Beyond the Score Activities · Score for Hallelujah Chorus.