dance with the violin! (2nd and 3rd sessions)

The meeting of a grass-roots instrument, the violin, and a ghetto dance, hip-hop, Dance with the Violin! mixes popular and highbrow music in a show that speaks to the heart, beyond races, peoples and traditions.

 download the pedagogical file

 download the exercise book linked to the transversal objectives of the PER (Plan d’Etudes Romand)

 download the poster for the Umbrella of Feelings


 You can order the set of 122 printed cards by email (85.- CHF + shipping)

» MORE INFORMATION ON DANCE WITH THE VIOLIN!

PEDAGOGICAL OBJECTIVEs

  • become aware of the popular origins of classical music and dance through familiarity with hip-hop and various forms of European folk music
  • participate in a performance by learning the song Guggisberg
  • become aware of the many forms of musical execution and expression

LADY VIVALDI

Hello! My name is Isabelle. I’m also called Lady Vivaldi. That’s my stage name to make Lady Gaga fans laugh and smile! Do you know who Vivaldi is? He’s a famous violinist who lived a long time ago. As you can see, I play the violin and I like to invent shows that turn the stage into a place full of magic...


VIDEO EXTRACTS MENTIONED IN THE exercise book linked to the TRANSVERSAL OBJECTIVES OF THE PER (PLAN D’ETUDES ROMAND)


Bach Sicilienne


Brahms Danse hongroise


Dvorak Danse slave


Stravinski Danse suisse


Saint Saens Danse macabre


Theodorakis Danse de Zorba


VIDEO EXTRACTS MENTIONED IN THE PEDAGOGICAL FILE


Celtic dueling violins


Traditional Irish music - Lilla Akademien’s Violin Ensemble


Cardas The Czardas


Elvis Presley - No More


Maria Callas - L’amour est un oiseau rebelle