The Barber of Seville

Music! Words! Opera!

by Gioachino Rossini

© OPERA America

Item #: G-9059     Status: Archived

Description:

The Barber of Seville is a comic tale of multiple identities and human foolishness. The opera delights audiences with its musical charm and wit. The unit includes background information about the opera, 10 lessons, a guide on “what to listen for” and a playlet activity. Designed for upper elementary students. Music! Words! Opera! is a curriculum series designed to provide educators an easy way to introduce the multidisciplinary arts to students. This series uses the basic human instinct for telling stories to introduce students and teachers to a whole new world of creative expression through opera. The series was originally published in 1990, and select units are now available exclusively for download. Revised editions of the other units are available here [https://www.giamusic.com/opera?artist=8zzzrYaJmtIA&brand=me].

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