carnival of the animals
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Carnival of the Animals
Did you know the real French name of this piece is Le Carnaval des Animaux?
Meet the Composer- Camille Saint-Saes
Watch the final video and then complete your writing assignment! Give me your best!
This piece is a classic example of program music. Saint-Saes uses animals to illustrate his music. Let's take a look at all of the animals involved. Follow the paw prints.
They aren't just pretty pictures!! Click on the pictures of the animals and enjoy!
color an elephant
Read Ogden Nash's poems on the Carnival of Animals
Watch some of the Houston Ballet's rendition of Carnival of the Animals
What instrument represents the different animals? Find out here!
- "Classical Net"02/23/2010<www.classical.net/.../ composer/s/saint-saens.jpg>.- Finale. CLEARVUE & SVE. 2004.Discovery Education. 26 February 2010<http://streaming.discoveryeducation.com/>- "FreeAnimations". 02/23/2010 <www.free-animations.co.uk/. ../kangaroo_1.gif>.-"The Carnival of the Animals". Wikipedia . 02/23/2010 <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carnival_of_the_Animals>.-"Meet Camille Saint-Saes". Making Music fun. 02/23/2010 <www.makingmusicfun.net>.- "Carnival of the Animals". You Tube. 02/23/2010 <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-ZrN1hxVGk>.- Charles Camille Saint-Saëns: The Carnival of the Animals: Finale. Partners in Rhyme. 2010.Discovery Education. 26 February 2010<http://streaming.discoveryeducation.com/>