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Les compositeurs canadiens: du texte à la musique

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National Arts Centre, Ottawa, Ontario

Early Canadian Orchestral Music
An introduction to the history of Canadian orchestral music.
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The Composers and their Music
Information about the music of Linda Bouchard, Oskar Morawetz, Gary Kulesha, Violet Archer and Robert Turner.
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Guided Listening #1: Knights in Shining Armour
A guided listening activity for Exquisite Fires by Linda Bouchard.
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Guided Listening #2: Calling All Fairy Tales
A guided listening activity for Oskar Morawetz's Overture to a Fairy Tale
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Guided Listening #3: Listening to the Waves
A guided listening activity for Gary Kulesha's The Boughs of Music
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Learning Activity #1: Fairy Wings and Moonlight
A learning activity for Violet Archer's Prelude-Incantation.
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Learning Activity #2: Love is Old-Love is Young
A learning activity for A Group of Seven: Poems of Love and Nature by Canadian Poets by Robert Turner.
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Learning Activity #3: Culminating Task
A culminating learning activity based on all the compositions featured in the learning collection From Words to Music.
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Programme Notes
Information about Bouchard's Exquisite Fires, Morawetz's , Overture to a Fairy Tale, Kulesha's, The Boughs of Music, Archer's, Prelude-Incantation, Turner's, A Group of Seven.
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Learning Objectives

Un module d’apprentissage conçu de manière à permettre aux élèves et aux enseignants d’atteindre les objectifs suivants :

• Comprendre comment la musique peut servir à mieux comprendre l'esprit d'une histoire, à renforcer la narration ou à inspirer le climat d'une composition musicale.
• Examiner pourquoi la littérature est une source importante d'inspiration pour les compositeurs.
• Créer des compositions à partir d'une source littéraire.