Our first composer of the year will be J.S. Bach. I have some resources at school, but googled “Bach for Kids” to see what might be online. Some of it is pretty standard, but I found a few things I’ve never seen before! (Be sure to take a look at the “Discover Bach” series near the bottom of the page. I haven’t watched it all, but because it’s broken into short segments I think it’s something I might use.)
On all of these, switch to full screen to avoid advertising.
Toccata and Fugue in d minor
Brandenburg Concerto #6, 1st movement
Cello Suite #1, Prelude
Brandenburg Concerto #3, Allegro Moderato
Bach Portraits…click through to see several.
Dallas Symphony Orchestra Bach page for kids.
Meet the composer job application – worksheet
Kids can actually watch all of “Bach’s Fight for Freedom here:
If you scroll down to the bottom you can click on any of the composer movies.
Disney Fantasia, Toccata and Fugue in d minor, online. Switch to full screen to avoid advertising.
Discover Bach part 1
Discover Bach part 2
Discover Bach part 3
Discover Bach part 4
Discover Bach part 5
A page of performances to choose from, however, I couldn’t figure out how to make any of them full screen. I also didn’t watch all of them, so screen before using.
Johann Sebastian Bach
It’s easy to play any musical instrument: all you have to do is touch the right key at the right time and the instrument will play itself.
My present post amounts to about 700 thaler, and when there are rather more funerals than usual, the fees rise in proportion; but when a healthy wind blows, they fall accordingly…