This guided listening unit, by music educator Sara Bibee, is an introduction to the Camille Saint-Saëns “Carnival of the Animals.”
This PowerPoint formatted lesson packet includes:
Biographical information about composer Camille Saint-Saëns
Titles in Saint-Saëns Language – French
List of Instruments Written for in Each Movement
Listening and Video Samples (Links to YouTube are Provided)
Points for Discussion Concerning How Saint-Saëns achieved the sounds for each Animal with Musical Instruments
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