6th grade General Music will cover the elements of music, instrument families/world instruments, and music history.
7th grade Music Appreciation will cover music composition, world music, musical theater, patriotic music and the history of rock.
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Elements of music:
Elements of music Practice music theory
Dallas Symphony Orchestra Instrument games and activities
Classics for Kids Musical terms, composer timeline & composer of the month
Arts Alive Watch videos of the orchestra playing
Dallas Symphony Orchestra Hear the instruments of the orchestra play
San Francisco Symphony Instruments of the orchestra
BBC Guide to the orchestra
Arts Alive Virtual instruments
Philharmonia Orchestra Instruments of the orchestra
World instruments/World music:
History of music: