Bravo: Team Up with Music Curriculum

Beginnings

Green

Sousa, Stars and Stripes Forever March
Bach, Bouree, from Orchestral Suite No. 2
Mozart, German Dance #3
Vivaldi, Winter, First Movement from The Seasons
Hagen, The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci and other works
Kabalevsky, Galop from The Comedians

Inspirations

Red

Bernstein, Mambo from West Side Story Symphonic Dances
Beethoven, First Movement from Symphony No. 5
Adams, Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Rossi, Imagination at the Piano
Heitzeg, Music, Peace, Justice and the Environment
Mozart, Excerpts from the opera The Magic Flute

On the Move

Yellow

Gliere, Russian Sailorsʼ Dance from the Red Poppy Suite
Haydn, Second Movement from Symphony No. 94 in G (Surprise)
Stravinsky, Sampler and Shrovetide Fair from the ballet Petrushka
Kodaly, The Viennese Musical Clock from the Hary Janos Suite
Tchaikovsky, Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy from the Nutcracker Suite
Ellington, Dance of the Sugar Rum Cherry from the Nutcracker Suite
Larsen, Libby Collage Boogie

Behind the Scenes

Blue

Grieg, In the Hall of the Mountain King from the Peer Gynt Suite
Prokofiev, Troika from the Lieutenant Kiji Suite
Copland, Hoedown from the Rodeo Suite
Handel, The Rejoicing from the The Firewords Suite
Mussorgsky, Hut on Fowl’s Legs and Ballet of the Unhatched Chicks from Pictures at an Exhibiition
Joplin, The Maple Leaf Rag

EXTRA: New opera, The Song Poet. New music by Jocelyn Hagen, libretto by Kao Kalia Yang. Exciting new work to be produced in 2023, the first Hmong story adapted for the operatic stage, performed entirely by young people.

Voices of Instruments

Orange

Brass
Canadian Brass – Tuba Tiger Rag

Strings
Saint Saens – The Swan (cello) The Elephant (bass)
Nero – Hot Canary (violin)

Keyboard
J.S. Bach – Toccata and Fugue in D Minor – organ
Francoise Couperin – Les Baricades Misterieuses, No. 5 from the 6th Order (2nd Book of Pieces for Harpsichord)
Beethoven – Fur Elise (optional) – piano
Joplin – Maple Leaf Rag – piano

Woodwinds
Britten – Young Personʼs Guide to the Orchestra (variation featuring woodwinds)
Prokofiev – Peter and the Wolf (optional)
Hindemith – Quintet for Wind Instruments from Kleine Kammermusick, Op. 24, No. 2

Percussion
Britten – Young Personʼs Guide to the Orchestra (variation featuring percussion)
Chavez – Tocatta for Percussion, 3rd mvt.
African Drumming and Percussion

The VoiceFlight of the Bumblebee and Hush Little Baby from the record HUSH featuring Bobby McFerrin and Yo Yo Ma. Powerful YouTube clips about the The Power of Music