Happy Birthday to Tchaikovsky! May 7

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Today is a day to celebrate and pay tribute to this musical genius. Teachers, students, lovers of music, everyone, can take a journey back in time and meet Tchaikovsky in a way that will captivate all. Be swept away by the composer of some of the most beautiful masterpieces of all time. 

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Tchaikovsky led a somewhat troubled life, despite achieving immense success.  He was undoubtedly one of the greatest composers of the Romantic Period.

TEACHERS – Why not bring Tchaikovsky into the classroom and together with students, celebrate his music and artistic achievements as they are reflected in his operas, ballets, orchestral music, chamber music and over 100 songs. Students will connect with Tchaikovsky in a personal manner as he delivers his own story through our amazing BioViews®. Create a class project and delve into the life of a true iconic musician.

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QUESTIONS: 

  • What was his first name?
  • Where was Tchaikovsky born and in what year?
  • Name two of his famous masterpieces?
  • What was so unusual about his friendship with an anonymous patron?
  • What would you ask him if you were able to meet him today?
  • Then, answer your own questions, as you imagine Tchaikovsky would!

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Amazing People Education is brought to you by The Amazing People Club – an international education publisher that is bringing these sensational resources to students and teachers worldwide. To explore tips and tricks on classroom edu-tainment using BioViews®, please download our freeAmazing Teacher Toolkit. To get involved in our direct-to-classroom resources, be sure to check out theseEducation Case Studies.

We would like you to try some of our amazing class starters and let us know how they were received by teachers and students. To take a peek at how some students reacted when they came face to face with Columbus and Michelangelo, please see our video fromCastle Vale High School.

For further information, please contactmarion@amazingpeopleclub.com, or visit www.amazingpeopleclub.com

 

 

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