Unit 2 Vienna is the centre of European classical music. Module 5 Western music Jiashan No 4 Middle School Chen Sheng
Enjoy and Try to find out…. What kind of music is it? What kind of dance is it? What instruments can you hear? Whose composition( ) is it
Try to find out…. What kind of music? What kind of dance? A.Modern B.Classical C.Pop music C. Vienna Waltz B. Disco A. Street Dance
What instruments can you hear? drumsguitar piano trumpet violin organ
Try to find out…. Whose composition( ) A. Johann Strauss B. Justin Bieeber C. Jay Chou
Johann Strauss The Blue Danube Do you know something about him?
Listen and read (para 2--3). Johann Strauss the elder: … classical… waltz … made him famous Johann Strauss the younger: …more..than… the most famous
He was born on Oct. 25, 1825, Vienna, Austria. Hes an Austrian composer ), conductor ( ) and violinist. When he was very young, his musical talents ( ) was evident, he composed ( ) his first waltz at the age of 6. At the age of 19, he organized his own small orchestra and performed some of his compositions ( ). He made waltz popular throughout Europe. Johann strauss the younger (1825--1899)
During this time he composed his most famous waltzes like the Blue Danube (1867), Artists Life Tales from the Vienna Woods and Wine, Women, and Song. The Blue Danube is probably the best- known waltz of all. ( ) Strauss toured throughout Europe and England with great success and also went to America. He was the official conductor of the court balls in Vienna from 1863 to 1870 Johann strauss the son (1825--1899)
When he died on June 3 in 1899, Viennese hold a grand funeral and more than 100,000 people took part in it. He died when he was 74 years old. He elevated the waltz from the atmosphere of the beer hall and the restaurant to that of the aristocratic ballroom ( ) so he was called the king of the waltz. ( ) Johann strauss the son (1825--1899)
His childhood was quite unfortunate ( ). when he was 7, his mother died and 5 years later his father died. Then he became an apprentice ([ ə prentis] ). Old strauss was born on March 14 th in 1804 in a small hotel owners family. Johann strauss the elder (1804--1849) During this time, he learned to play the violin and the viola ( [vi ə ul ə ] ), and once joined an orchestra ( ).
In 1825, when he was 21, he formed ( ) his own orchestra and began to compose ( ) waltzt. soon he became the most famous and popular composer ( ) in vienna. He toured ( ) many other countries, even performed ( ) in Queen Victorias coronation in 1838. He developed the forms of waltz and he was called the father of waltz ( ) And his compositions was more than 150. Johann strauss the old (1804--1849)
In his works the most popular is Radetzky March. On september 25, 1849, in Vienna old John strauss died at the age of 45. People said that Vienna without strauss was like Austria without Danube Johann strauss the elder (1804--1849) Johann strauss the elder had 3 sons and 2 daughters. Johann Strauss II was his eldest son. He and Mozart were the most composers in Vienna.
Mozart ['məuza:t] Ronde Alla Turca Mozart (1756.1--1791.12)
Listen and read (para 4). Mozart: … born… Austria [ ɔ stri ə ] … not only… but also… ( … ) …took… around… concerts opera …died…
Mozart (1756--1791) Mozart was born in a musicians family in Austria. His father was a violinist in a court orchestra ( ), and he was also a composer. His mother also loved music, she played the cello [t ʃ el ə u] and violin well. He was the 7th and the youngest child in his family.Unluckily,five of his brothers and sisters died early.
Mozart (1756--1791) When he was 3 years old, he showed up high music talent ( ), at the age of 4 he learned to play the piano from his father, when he was 5 he began to write music. Since 1762, his father took the 6- year-old boy and his 10-year-old sister around Europe to perform ( ) and achieved great success ( ) By 1773 he had written 3 symphonies ( ) and operas ( ). that year he was only 17 years old.
Mozart (1756--1791) He was really a music prodigy ( ), but he was persecuted [p ə :sikju:tid] by church ( ) all his life. Though he was very famous, he died of poorness and illness ( ) on a cold evening in 1791 when he was 35 years old. He was the representative figureof the European classical music ( ). of all the operas, The Marriage of Figaro 1786) Don Giovanni (1787), and The Magic Flute.,.
Whats the common point ( ) between them ? composers From vienna Classical music ……
Listen and read (para 1). Vienna: … the River Danube… capital … Austria [ ɔ stri ə ] … centre… European… 1750 composers musicians the most family
Vienna Vienna is the capital of Austria. Its on the River Danube,with a population of about 1.7 million, it is the largest city in Austria and its the cultural, economic and political center. It is the 10th largest city by population in the European Union and the 2nd highest quality of living. In 2001, the city centre was a World Heritage Site 2001,
Vienna --- the centre of European classical music Music is the soul of Vienna – there were lots of great composers, such as Mozart, Beethoven, Strauss and so on. The Vienna Symphony Orchestra and Vienna Boys Choir [kwai ə ] are famous around the world. They always get warm applause from the audience Vienna New Year's Concert is the most famous music festival in the world. On the first day of the new year. Millions of people watch or listen to it.
1. Where is Vienna?on the river Danube. 2. Vienna is the capital city of Australia, isnt it? No, it isnt. 3. Which family was the most famous family of musicians in Vienna? The Strausss family. It is the capital city of Austria. Read para 1 and answer the questions.
Read para( ) 2--3 and check the true sentences. If wrong, correct( ) it. 1. Strauss the younger wrote and played music for a classical dance---a waltz. ( ) × 2. Johann Strauss the elder was more successful and popular than his son. ( ) Strauss the elder wrote and played music for a classical dance---a waltz. Johann Strauss the younger was more successful and popular than his father × the Blue Danube 3. In 1967, Johann Strauss the younger wrote his most famous waltz, the Blue Danube ( ) In 1867, Johann Strauss the younger wrote his most famous waltz, the Blue Danube ×
1. Mozart was born in ______ in ______. ( ) A. Austria, 1756 2. Before he was ___, he played the piano, the violin and _____. ( ) 3. Mozarts family took him around _____ and he ________ in many cities. ( ) A.Europe, gave concerts B. Austria, 1856 C. Australia, 1756D. America, 1956 A. 6, the guita B. 7, the drums C. 6, the organ D. 16, jazz B.Afica, gave concerts C.Asia, play games D.America, did some shopping A c A Read para( ) 4 and choose the best answer
4. Mozart wrote his___ ____ when he was ____.( ) A. first opera, twenty 5. Mozart died in ______ at the age of _____. ( ) 6. Mozart wrote ______beautiful pieces of music for the ______ orchestra. ( ) A. 1791, ninty-fiveB. 1991, forty-five C. 1791, thirty-fiveD. 1891, sixty-five D c B B. first song, twelve C. first song, twelveD. first opera, twelve A. thousands of, classicalB. hundreds of, classical C. thousands of, modern D. hundreds of, modern Read para( ) 4 and choose the best answer
Vienna is the centre of European classical music. ViennaComposers 1.a beautiful old city 2. the capital city of Austria 3. the centre of European classical music 4. from 1750 5. the Strauss family The Strauss FamilyMozart Johann Strauss the elder Johann Strauss the younger 1.born in Austria in 1756 2. operas and hundreds of pieces of music for the classical orchestra 3. died in 1791 4. the greatest European composer 1. wrote and played music for a classical dance 2.his waltzes made famous 1. over 400 waltzes 2. The Blue Danube 3. 1867
Oral practice: ( ) Retell something about Vienna. Key words: Vienna… city … Danube. It … capital city of … and... the centre of… From 1750 …. came to study and work...… The most famous family of..…. was… Retelling 1
Retelling 2 Johann Strauss the elder wrote…and played.. …. made him famous….all over… Johann Strauss the younger …… more …than… He wrote…,… most famous waltz is… He wrote the Blue Danube in… He and Mozart ……the most important… The Strauss family was the most…… There were…called…
Mozart was born Austria. … … six … he played not only… but also... …took him around … ….gave concerts …. ….his first opera …12 … …hundreds of … for the classical orchestra. … died in…., ….35 years old. Some people say… Retelling 3
Mozart was born in Austria in 1756. Before he was six he played not only the piano, but also the violin and the organ. His family took him around Europe and he gave concerts in many cities. He wrote his first opera at the age of 12 and he wrote hundreds of beautiful pieces of music for the classical orchestra during his short life. When he died in 1791, he was only 35 years old. Some people say Mozart was the greatest European composer. His interest started. Growing and his works. his birth his death Appreciation ( )
When you are introducing someone, you can end with the appreciation or you can begin with the appreciation.
Use the notes to write a passage about the composer Xian Xinghai.
Xian Xinghai Famous for the song The Yellow River Wrote it in 1939 in only six days Music describes China to the rest of the world Used traditional Chinese music studied in Paris One of the great composers of classical and traditional music Born in Macao, China, 1905 Called the Peoples Musician Died young, 1945
Xian Xinghai Xian Xinghai is one of the great composers of classical and traditional music.He was born in Macao,China in 1905 and studied in Paris. He was famous for his song The Yellow River. He used traditional music, and the music describes China to the rest of the world. Unfortunately( ), Xian Xinghai died young, in 1945. But he is called the Peoples Musician and his music is loved by every one.
Xian Xinghai is one of the great composers of classical and traditional music. He was born in Macao, China in 1905 and studied in Paris. He is famous for his song The Yellow River. He wrote it in 1939 in only six days. He used traditional folk music, and brought Western and Chinese music together. The music describes China to the rest of the world, and his songs have been popular for more than 60 years. Unfortunately, Xian Xinghai died young, in 1945. However, he is called the peoples musician and people like his music very much. A Sample