Jewish Traditions in Classical Music
This lesson plan may be used in either band class or general music classes. In band class it may be used with Themes of Early 20th Century Composers for Band, (available from J.W. Pepper or this site). This plan describes Jewish sacred and secular music and how classical composers were inspired by the themes, traditions, and history of Jewish life. The plan includes an instruction page, audio examples, vocabulary, an adaptable sample multiple choice assessment, an answer key, and an order of instruction page with national core standards listed.