Saturday, October 1, 2011

2011-2012 Ambleside Selections

Ambleside Selections 2011-2012

Read Aloud Hopefuls:

Term 1:August-November

See Ambleside Online for original selections 

I am using Spotify this year to make up my music lists

Frederic Chopin (1840) (Romantic)
Listening selections for this term:
    Op 09 no 2 Nocturne in E flat maj
    Op 10 no 3 Etude in E-maj
    Op 10 no 12 Revolutionary Etude in C minor
    Op 21 Piano Concerto number 2 in f minor
    Op 28 Preludes no's 15, 20 and either 16 or 17
    Op 53 Polonaise in A flat, Heroic

Albrecht Durer (1471-1528) Italian Renaissance
   1. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, 1498, woodcut.
   2. Self-Portrait in a Fur Coat, 1500, lime panel, Pinakothek,
   3. A Young Hare, 1502. Watercolour and gouache on paper. Vienna, Austria
   4. Altarpiece of the Rose Garlands, or here, 1506, oil on panel, Národní Galerie, Prague
   5. Praying Hands, 1508, brush and ink, Vienna
   6. The Knight, Death, and The Devil, or here, 1513-14, engraving

Shakespeare: Richard III
Plutarch: Lycurgus

Term 2: January-March

Music/ Composer:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (early classical)
Listening selections for this term:
    Eine Kleine Nacht Musik
    Requiem [A Vocal work]
    Symphony no. 41 in C major (Jupiter)
    Sinfonia Concertante
    Piano Concerto no. 21 in C major (K.467) 

Caravaggio (1571-1610) Italian Baroque
   1. Rest During the Flight into Egypt, or here, c.1595, Rome
   2. The Sacrifice of Isaac, 1598-1599. Oil on canvas. Princeton, NJ
   3. The Calling of St. Matthew, or here, 1599-1600 San Luigi dei Francesi, Rome
   4. The Conversion on the Way to Damascus, or here, 1600-1601 Rome
   5. Supper in Emmaus, or here, 1606. Oil on canvas, Milan
   6. The Adoration of the Shepherds, 1608-1609. Oil on canvas. Messina, Italy

Shakespeare: Much Ado About Nothing
Plutarch: Numas

Term 3:April-June

Felix Mendelssohn (1840) (Romantic)
Listening selections for this term:
    Songs without words
    Violin Concerto in E minor
    Symphony no. 4 in A major (Italian) (4 weeks)
    Octet in E-flat major
Fingal's Cave ("Hebrides") Overture

Eugene Delacroix (1798-1863) Romantic self-portrait
   1. Liberty Leading the People, 1830, oil on canvas, Paris
      or, this more modest option, The Entry of the Crusaders into Constantinople, 1840, oil on canvas, Paris
   2. Portrait of Frederic Chopin, 1838, oil on canvas,
   3. Hamlet and Horatio in the Graveyard, 1839. Oil on canvas. Louvre, Paris ("Alas, poor Yorick!")
   4. The Sultan of Morocco and his Entourage, 1845, oil on canvas, Toulouse
   5. Arab Horses Fighting in a Stable, 1860, oil on canvas, Paris

   6. The Lion Hunt, 1861. Oil on canvas. The Art Institute of

Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice
Plutarch: Caesar

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