Getting to Know the World's Greatest Composers - Peter Tchaikovsky
Grade 2-Grade 5
This book provides an overview of Tchaikovsky's life and works, allowing children to see the composer as a real person. Other titles in the series, Getting to Know the World's Greatest Composers, include: The Beatles, Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, Johannes...
Music! Its Role and Importance in Our Lives
Grade 9-Grade 12
This previously NAD-recommended general high school music textbook includes dance and other genres of music that are an integral part of music history and culture. It is recommended that these topics be addressed within the context of the principles of Seventh-day...
NAD Music Curriculum Guide: A Brief History of Music
This 9-page introduction to the history of music provides a brief overview to the progression of music forms developed in every period of earth's history.
This website features the history of negro spirituals, the singers, the songs themselves, and composers such as Charles A. Tindley, Harry Burleigh, Robert Nathaniel Dett, John Rosamond Johnson, Edward Boatner, Thomas A. Dorsey (not the Tommy Dorsey from the...
Slave Narratives and Spirituals Unit
Grade 10-Grade 12
"Slave Narratives and Spirituals: A brief exploration of two methods
of communication by African slaves
in the mid-1800s is an interdisciplinary unit for the 11th and 12th grade that incorporates elements from American...
Stories of the Great Composers
Written for younger elementary-age students, this resource prepares students for Meet the Great Composers, designed for older students. There are simple biographies and illustrations of 13 famous composers, followed by an imaginary story based on fact...
The National Association for Music Education
Grade 1-Grade 12
The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) serves to advance music education by encouraging the study and making of music by all. The NAfME website includes excellent published, online and materials resources for US music educators, including band, chorus, collegiate, general music, orchestra, research, music technology and teacher education.
The Story of Christian Music
"From Gregorian Chant to Black Gospel, an authoritative, illustrated guide to all the major traditions of music for worship."