Thursday, August 2, 2012

Term 1 Ambleside Selections 2012

Term 1: August-November 2012

Composer Study:
Claude Debussy (1910)
Prelude to the Afternoon of the Faun
    La Mer
    Nocturnes for Orchestra
    Suite Bergamasqe (includes Claire de Lune)
    Children's Corner
    Jeux ("Games"); a "danced poem" intended to accompany a ballet
        Note: Where is The Girl with the Flaxen Hair? Look at Preludes

Pierre-Auguste Renoir (French, 1841-1919) 
   1. La Grenouilliere, 1869

   2. Les Grands Boulevards, 1875


   3. La Loge, 1874

   4. Girl with a Watering Can

Auguste Rodin (French, 1840-1917)

   5. Monument to Balzac

   6. The Thinker


Shakespeare: Henry VI, Part II and III
Plutarch: Solon