Book 2: By exploring the stories of an additional 17 important and influencial men and women composers, students gain new insight into some of the world's best loved music. Each of the 17 units in this book feature: Important facts about the composer The story of the composer's life An interesting essay about the composer's music or about the time in which the composer lived A fun activity sheet that reinforces what the student has learned (separate activity sheets availabl for class room use A suggested listening sample (a recording is available on cassette or CD) The composers in this book span from the Baroque to the Contemporary Period, from Couperin and Kahlau to Gershwin and Barber. Fun, informative and inspiring, the Meet the Great Composer series creates in the student a special appreciation of the music he or she plays, and will add to a more well rounded performance.
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