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Jan 13, 2016
Module5 Western MusicUnit2 Vienna is the centre of European classical musicBy Miss Fan
Please tell what kind of instrument it is.
Vienna is the capital city of Austria and the centre of European classical music.
The Danube is the river in Vienna.
Pre-readingclassical dance---famous all over Europe At the age of 42, he wrote the most famous waltz---He played not only the piano, but also the violin and the organ.
Choose the best title for this passageA. Vienna and its beautiful view;B. Vienna and the composers;C. Vienna, a good city to travel
1.How many composers are mentioned() in this passage? Three composers.
2.Who are they?They are Johann Strauss the elder, Johann Strauss the younger and Mozart.
Read paragraphs 2-3, and check the sentences.1. Johann Strauss the elder wrote and played music for a classical dance----a waltz.
2. Johann Strauss the elders dancing made him famous all over Europe.
3. Johann Strauss the younger wrote more than 300 waltzes.
4. Johann Strauss the elder wrote The Blue Danube.
5. The father, Johann Strauss the elder was more successful and popular than his son.
6. The Strauss family was very famous family of musicians. TTFFFFwaltzes400Johann Strauss the youngerThe son, Johann Strauss the youngerhis father
Read paragraph 4 and complete the table about Mozart.He was born in Austria. He played not only the piano, but also the violin and the organ.He wrote his first opera.He died when he was only 35.He was the greatest European composer.In 1756 At the age of 12In 1756---/before he was six---/at age of 12---/600 works---/In 1791---/all over the world---/the greatest composer
Mozart Mozart was born in Austria in 1756. He was one of the most important composers. Before he was six he played not only the piano, but also the violin and the organ. He is famous for The Magic Flute. Mozart wrote more than 600 works. It made him famous all over the world. But he died in 1791 when he was very young. People say he was the greatest European composer.
Discussion: Why do people say Vienna is the centre of European classical music?
Lets play a game!Piano violinguitartrumpet
Introduce Vienna with using the following words.
beautiful, old, capital, centre
What made the Johann Strauss family famous? Their waltzes made the family famous. Johann Strauss the younger wrote more than 400 waltzes and the most famous one was The Blue Danube
How old was Mozart when he died? Do you think its a pity? And why?
Can you tell us some famous Chinese composers in history?
He was born in Macao, China , in 1905. He is famous for his song
Complete the passage with proper words or phrases: Xian Xinghai is one of the great ___________of classical and traditional music . He was born in Macao, China in 1905 and studied in Paris .He is famous for his song ______________. He used _______ Chinese traditional folk music , ___________western music. And his songs have been popular _______________for more than 60 years . Xian Xinghai died __________ , in 1945. He is called ________________ and people like his music very much.
Music is a cultural bridge that links all the countries of the world.
1.Read the passage several times.
2.Write a passage about your favourite singer after class.