Move it! activities are a way for students of all ages to connect with the expressive part of music on their journey to become more artful. The movements and gestures were created to reflect both this expressive quality and the form of each piece, embodying Dr. Feierabend’s theories of music and movement development. The movements often elicit those “goose bump” moments that happen when we truly connect with the expressive intent of the composer.
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Check out our latest Move It! activity, March of the Toreadors for Infants and Toddlers by Connie Greenwood
Previous Move It! activities:
Duel of the Fates by Missy Strong
Hungarian Dance for Infants and Toddlers by Connie Greenwood
Hungarian Dance #5 by Missy Strong
Leroy Anderson’s ‘Sleigh Ride’ by Emily Maurek
Suite No. 1 in E-Flat Major, II. Intermezzo by Leslie Weaver
Toccata from ‘Suite Gothique’ by David Rankine
Swan Lake, Act III: Spanish Dance by Lindsay Jackson
Skating by John Crever
Swan Lake Act II Finale by Lindsay Jackson
Imperial March by Missy Strong
Sicilienne by Missy Strong
The Nutcracker: Chinese Dance by Emily Maurek and Marah Mikkelson
The Nutcracker: Trepak by Rachel Grimsby
Country Gardens by Betsy Greene
Ballet of the Unhatched Chicks by Connie Greenwood
Blue Goose Rag by Marguerite Wilder and Kevin Boyle
Gypsy Rondo by Dr. Feierabend
Estonian Lullaby by David Rankine
Rialto Ripples by Emily Maurek