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Beethoven

Just for Fun (Unit 5)

 

 

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN

 

Activity #1

Click on the link to watch a short illustrated story, “A quick look at Ludwig van Beethoven” <iframe width="560" height="315" https://www.youtube.com/embed/kQ4cqdCzOwo frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe>

 

Answer the following questions as you watch:

a)  What are the birth and death dates for Beethoven?

b)  How old was Beethoven when he died?

c)  Where was Beethoven born?

d)  About what age was Beethoven when he started composing his own music?

 

 

Activity #2

Click on the following links to hear short excerpts from some of Beethoven’s most famous compositions.   They may sound familiar to you.

 

Line Rider Cartoon Listening Map

Fur Elise:  <iframe width="560" height="315" https://www.youtube.com/embed/qotloiNF-M4 frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe>

 

Flash Mob

Theme to Symphony No. 9  (Ode to Joy):  <iframe width="560" height="315" https://www.youtube.com/embed/kbJcQYVtZMo frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe>

 

Disney’s Fantasia

Symphony No. 5: <iframe width="560" height="315" https://www.youtube.com/embed/nMnlxYkZKaU frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe>