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Saint Saens: Carnival of the Animals~L'Elephant (The Elephant)

Camille Saint-Saens' Carnival of the Animals full Suite... the elephant Performed by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Andre Previn.

Saint-Saens: Carnival of the Animals~Poules et Coqs (Hens and Cockerals)

Camille Saint-Saens' Carnival of the Animals full Suite... Hens and Cockerals Performed by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Andre Previn.

Use the powerpoint about 'pitch' and the two clips from "The Carnival of the Animals" to compare and contrast each composition.

 

Why do you think the composer chose different instruments for each animal? Can you identify any of them?

 

 

The Elephant Listening Map

All good listening maps, whether animated or not, draw attention to important elements and nuances of the music

Challenge:

 

Can you create your own listening map for the hens and cockerel piece?

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