Exploring America's Musical Heritage DVD

Exploring America's Musical Heritage DVD

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Grades: 5-AD

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Providing the "rest of the story, this series by Dr. Carol Reynolds (music professor from the Discovering Music series) will add depth to your U.S. History study. Within the context of a chronological examination of America's musical heritage, Professor Carol expertly weaves art, literature, and cultural studies. The two DVDs cover eight units: Regionalism, Legacy, and Preservation (an overview); Contrasting Traditions of the Puritans and Moravians (1620-1760); America's Founders and Their Arts (1700-1800); Architecture, Soundscapes, and New Directions (1780-1850); The Arts Shaped by Conflict (1820-1865); Americans on the Move (1810-1880); Native America Revisited; Immigration and American Theater (1850-1920); and Exploring the New and Preserving the Old (1900-1960). Professionally produced videos incorporate biographical sketches, anecdotal information, video clips of musical performances, historical segments, and artwork. Professor Carol also provides introductory and connecting information in a one-room schoolhouse setting. Supplementary articles, interviews and notes are available at www.exploringheritage.com. 4 hours running time ~ Janice

Professor Carol takes you across the country with 38 friends and specialists to look at America's history through the lens of the Fine Arts and to discover just how rich and vibrant America's past really was.

Publisher Description:

Exploring America's Musical Heritage is a 4-hour DVD program that takes you across America to experience and learn about our history and art.

From Puritans and Native Americans; through the founders and pioneers; to the immigrants of Ellis Island and today's newcomers, Americans have used music, paintings, poetry, dance and architecture to express the essence of life in America.

Primary Subject
Music
Grade Start
5
Grade End
AD
EAN
0711978577073
Format
Other
Brand Name
Silver Age Music
Weight
0.2 (lbs.)
Dimensions
7.5" x 5.25" x 0.56"
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Lisa N on Sep 20, 2017
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Lisa N on Sep 20, 2017
recommended off of wildflowers and marbles blog
Molly S on Aug 22, 2017
recommended off of wildflowers and marbles blog
Molly S on Aug 22, 2017
Is there a workbook or written notes to go with this course?
A shopper on Jul 28, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Yes. Supplementary articles, interviews and notes are available at www.exploringheritage.com.
What age group is this for? Engaging or a bit dry for kiddos?
A shopper on Apr 7, 2019
BEST ANSWER: It's geared toward middle school and up. It's a combination of musical examples and historical/biographical information. It might seem a bit dry for young children.
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