Learning : Timbre wind / strings
Prerequisites : none
Wind: Johann Sebastian Bach: Toccata and Fugue in D minor, performed by Flûte Alors! (recorders)
Strings : Bartolomeo Campagnoli : Divertimento for solo violin, Op. 18, No. 7, performed by Angèle Dubeau (violin)
Setting the scene
“Today, we’re going to discover the different sounds made by wind and string instruments and we’ll imitate the movements of the musicians who play them.”
“We’re now going to imitate the movements of a violinist when we hear the violin and the movements of a recorder player when we hear the recorder.”
Toccata and Fugue in D minor and Divertimento for solo violin, Op. 18, No. 7 – one after the other, reminding them to “play” the instrument corresponding to the music they hear.
“Was there one or more instruments in that piece?”
Divertimento for solo violin: one violin.
Toccata and fugue in D minor: several recorders.
Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for 2 Recorders, Strings and Continuo in D minor, RV 535: II. Allegro, performed by Ensemble Caprice and Matthias Maute
Wind : Georg Philipp Telemann: Suite in A minor for Recorder, TWV 55:a2, II. Réjouissance, performed by Ensemble Masques (recorders)