The Orchestra video

Video title: The Orchestra

Watch this Music Appreciation and Symphony Orchestra Instruments video entitled The Orchestra to learn the origin and development of all the symphonic instruments,including their prehistoric roots.

Use this K12 educational video to study and learn how the four families of musical instruments come together to make the Symphony Orchestra. Explore the history of musical performance from the harpists of ancient Egypt to the troubadours and jongleurs of medieval Europe to the modern symphony. Listen to samples of different types of music written for the orchestra, including Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture.

 

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The Orchestra video. Learning Objectives for this video:

  • The Concert Orchestra. Learn about The Orchestra. Learn to recognize the four different families of instruments in a symphony orchestra and study the strengths and special abilities of each.
  • Identify the members of the string, woodwind, brass, and percussion families by appearance, sound, and musical capability.
  • Trace the origin and development of all the symphonic instruments, including their prehistoric roots.
  • Explore the history of musical performance from the harpists of ancient Egypt to the troubadours and jongleurs of medieval Europe to the modern symphony.
  • Discover the many benefits of using online video for visual learning. Educational video for teaching the K-12 curriculum provides online learning for children and students of all ages and abilities. Using subtitled video - or video with closed captions - enables children to choose between watching, listening to, or reading each presentation whichever best suites their individual learning style. A wonderful option particularly for dyslexia and special needs education.

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