Music Tech Teacher, Musicians and Classic Composers Reference Page

Music Tech Teacher - Information about Composers and Musicians. Our website includes quizzes, worksheets, lessons and other resources for teachers and students interested in using technology to enhance music education.

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Music Tech Lab at Green Acres

Students are practicing music on the keyboards in our lab at Green Acres.

Music Tech Lab at Green Acres

Students are practicing music on the keyboards in our lab at Green Acres.

Music Tech Lab at Green Acres

Students are practicing music on the keyboards in our lab at Green Acres.

Music Tech Lab at Green Acres

Students are practicing music on the keyboards in our lab at Green Acres.

Music Tech Students

Students are practicing music on the keyboards in our lab at Green Acres.

Music Tech Students

Students like to use their Noteflight.com accounts and Synthesia to compose and play music.

Music Tech Students

Students are having fun preparing for a music program.

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Information About Musicians and Composers by Ms. Garrett

This is a short list of musicians (alphabetical order) and some of their songs / compositions / recordings. Scroll down the page to see all of the musicians.

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Musician Birth / Death / Music Period

Famous Songs /
Recordings / Facts

MIDI or MP3 Excerpt

Johann Sebastien Bach 1685-1750

Johann Sebastien
Bach  1685-1750

Baroque

Brandenburg Concertos,
Toccata and Fugue in D minor,
Air On A G String

Fugue by J.S.Bach

Bela Bartok 1881-1945

Bela Bartok
1881-1945

Contemporary /
Modern

14 Bagatelles, Op.6,
Concerto for Orchestra,
Dance Suite,
Bluebeard's Castle, Op.11 (opera),
many folksongs

No. 6 of Six Dances in Bulgarian Rhythm, MP3 sequence by J. Coello

Ludwig Van Beethoven 1770-1827

Ludwig Van Beethoven
1770-1827

Classical - Romantic

Symphonies 5 in C minor,
Symphony 9 in D minor, Op.125, Ode to Joy, Piano Sonata in C# minor, Op.27, No.2 (Moonlight)

Moonlight Sonata

Johannes Brahms 1833-1897

Johannes Brahms
1833-1897

Romantic

Waltzes, Op. 39,
Hungarian Dances,
Academic Festival Overture, Op80

Hungarian Dance No.5
(sequence by D. Fetter)

Benjamin Britten 1913-1976

Benjamin Britten 1913-1976

Contemporary /
Modern

Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Rejoice in the Lamb, Bridge Variations for Strings, Piano Concerto, Violin Concerto, and songs (Les Illuminations)

 

 

 

 

 

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Musician Birth / Death / Music Period

Famous Songs /
Recordings / Facts

MIDI or MP3

Frederic Chopin 1810-1849

Frederic Chopin 1810-1849

Romantic

'Raindrop' Prelude, Op.28, No. 15,
Polonaise Militaire, Op.40, No.1 (Minute Waltz),
Piano Concertos in E and F minor

Waltz in E minor
(sequence by E. Trindade)

Claude Debussy 1862-1918

Claude Debussy 1862-1918

Late Romantic /  Impressionistic

La Mer,
Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune,
Images,
Children's Corner Suite

Clair de Lune
(sequence by R. Finley)

Gabriel Faure 1845-1924

Gabriel Faure
1845-1924

Late Romantic

Nocturnes,
Requiem Op. 48
(also orchestral,
keyboard, choral,
opera, songs, and theatrical compositions)

Pavane Opus 50 (sequence by Axelsia)

George Gershwin 1898-1937

George Gershwin 1898-1937

Contemporary /
Modern

Piano Concerto in F,
Rhapsody in Blue,
Porgy and Bess - Summertime,
American in Paris

 

George Handel

George Frideric Handel
1685-1759

Baroque

Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah
Water Music
Fireworks Music

 

Hallelujah Chorus

J. Haydn 1732-1809

Franz Joseph Haydn
1732-1809

Classical

Symphony No. 94 in G (Surprise),
Symphony No. 104 in D,
The Creation (Die Schopfung)

Symphony 101 in D Major - Clock (sequence by  P. Dickie)

 

 

 

 

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Musician Birth / Death / Music Period

Famous Songs /
Recordings / Facts

MIDI or MP3

Felix Mendelssohn 1809-1847

Felix Mendelssohn
1809-1847

Romantic

Song Without Words (Piano Concerto in G Minor Op.25),
Song Without Words Op. 102, No.3 (Tarantella)

Violin Concerto in E Minor

Scherzo, Op. 16, No. 2, sequence by J. Coello

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756-1791

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
1756-1791

Classical

Sonata in C Major, K.545,
Symphony No. 40 in G Minor,
The Magic Flute,
Don Giovanni

Eine Kleine Nachtmusik - Allegro - mp3

Sergei Prokofiev 1891-1953

Sergei Prokofiev
1891-1953

Contemporary

Peter and the Wolf,
Toccata, Op.11,
Classical Symphony, Op. 25,
Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64

 

Franz Schubert 1797-1828

Franz Schubert
1797-1828

Classical / Romantic

Unfinished Symphony (Symphony No. 8 in B minor)

Serenade, Ave Maria, Erlkonig

Impromptu, Op. 90, No. 2, sequence by J. Coello.

Igor Stravinsky 1882-1971

Igor Stravinsky
1882-1971

Contemporary

Fireworks, Op. 4, The Firebird, Petrushka, The Rite of Spring

 

Peter Tchaikovsky 1840-1893

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
1840-1893

Romantic

The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, 1812 Overture

Theme from Swan Lake, sequence by J. Coello.

Theme from Concerto in B Flat Minor, sequence by J. Coello.

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