Today’s “15-Minute Music Lesson on Music Inspired By Shakespeare” is an excerpt from a lesson in the self-paced online course entitled 10 Weeks of Shakespeare ~ Introductory Course for Grades 7th-12th.
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15-Minute Music Lesson on Music Inspired By Shakespeare
(Since the total playing time of these videos is more than 15 minutes long, either listen to each one for only a few minutes or listen to a different one each day.)
A Midsummer Night’s Dream “Wedding March” by Mendelssohn (1842):
“Tonight” from West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein, a musical based on Romeo and Juliet:
The Tempest by Sibelius (1926):
“Love Theme” by Henry Mancini from the soundtrack for Franco Zeffirelli’s Romeo and Juliet film:
Romeo and Juliet ballet by Prokoviev:
Otello opera by Rossini, duet:
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Composer Sheet, Listen and Write (Tempo, Mood, Like it?, and Instruments/Voices), and Listen and Draw
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