Lesson Plan: Zoltán Kodály

“Viennese Musical Clock” from the Háry János Suite

GRADES K-2

Overview:

Over the three lessons, the Concept Areas of Rhythm, Melody, Form and Harmony are used. Skills developed are Singing, Moving, Listening, Playing Instruments and Creating.

Lessons Include:

  1. Move to the Beat
  2. Sol-Mi-La
  3. Bordun (Drone Accompaniment)


GRADES 3-5

Overview:

Over the three lessons, the Concept Areas of Rhythm, Melody, Form and Timbre are used. Skills developed are Singing, Moving, Listening, Playing Instruments and Creating (including Reading and Writing music).

Lessons Include:

  1. Rondo Form
  2. Rondo Form and Composition
  3. History and Machines