Teacher guide TSO Songbook Part 2: In the garden

TLF ID M025292

In the Garden is a version of a 19th century Russian folk song. The melody is quite well known and has used in compositions by Stravinsky and Rimsky-Korsakov. This version was commissioned for the TSO and this resource includes Garden Variety an additional standalone piece inspired melody. The Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra have created a range of resources to explore and perform the song (in English) in the classroom. Resources include a teacher's guide with differentiated teaching and learning activities and assessment ideas suitable for Foundation to upper primary. The resource collection also includes: audio files of orchestral accompaniment and the orchestral score for both works, and the vocal score for In the Garden. Background information of the composer, the vocalist and the writer are included.

Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource is highly valuable for the Making elements of the Music curriculum for Foundation Year to Year 6, especially for content descriptions that relate to performance aspects such as singing, improvising and composing music, and moving to music.
  • The resource is also highly valuable for the Responding elements of the Music curriculum for Foundation Year to Year 6, supporting students to develop listening skills and build understandings of musical elements including rhythm and tempo and appreciation of music from different cultures.
Year level

F; 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
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  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra
  • Organization: Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra
  • URL: https://www.tso.com.au
  • Publisher
  • Name: Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra
  • Organization: Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra
  • Description: Publisher
  • URL: https://www.tso.com.au
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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Learning Resource Type
  • Online
  • Audio
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