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Keeping Score

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Resource:Keeping Score
Provider:San Francisco Symphony
Summary:Age Range: 5-18 (Grades K-12, with parental supervision). Created by Michael Tilson Thomas with the San Francisco Symphony and based on the PBS television series, this website provides visitors the opportunity to learn more about the life and music of the composers featured in the series.
Description:Through the use of audio, video, interactive materials as well as downloadable lesson plans specially created by teachers who have experienced the Keeping Score Education program, students take an in-depth look into the composers’ political, social, and cultural backgrounds.

When arriving at the website, in the “Explore The Music” box, choose one of the following tabs to see what lessons are available:
  • Composers
  • Musical Technique
  • History
  • Musical Scores
  • Staff Picks
The composers covered are:
  • Gustav Mahler
  • Hector Berlioz
  • Charles Ives
  • Dmitri Shostakovich
  • Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Igor Stravinsky
  • Aaron Copland
  • Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Using the upper navigation bar, select “Education” to find more resources and lessons plans created by teachers in California, Arizona, and Oklahoma.

Select “Interactive” to dig even deeper through images, videos, and text. Follow along with musical scores, experiment with various musical techniques, try your hand at conducting a symphony, discover the instruments and musicians of an orchestra, and much more.

Not only does the website provide a wonderful educational resource in the study of symphonic music, but it is a feast of sight and sound sure to encourage your student's interest.
Contributed by:ClickSchooling ©Copyright 2020, All Rights Reserved, ClickSchooling
C A T E G O R I E S
Orientation:General
Subjects:Music
Teaching Methods:Online Interactive
I N T E N D E D   F O R:
Ages:5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18
Grades:K,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12
F O R   M O R E   I N F O R M A T I O N
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