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Grade 9-12

Genres of Music: Classical Style

by Liza W. | Music

4 Lessons 6:34
  1. 1. Visual Images 0:43
  2. 2. Composer 1 Mozart 1:55
  3. 3. Composer 3 Schubert 1:17
  4. 4. Composer 2 Beethoven 2:39

Grade 9-12


NGSS Standards

About the course

Study the crucial characteristics of classical music and learn how to aurally identify music of the classical style! Become a critical listener by exploring examples from famous musicians like Mozart, Schubert, and Beethoven.

Break down and appreciate the key elements of influential music genres including the Baroque period, Classical, and Romantic styles.


Identify Classical Music Pieces

Course overview


Visual Images

Students will see and recognize images in the Classical style


Composer 1 Mozart

Students will hear examples of main composers’ work


Composer 3 Schubert

Students will hear examples of main composers’ work


Composer 2 Beethoven

Students will hear examples of main composers’ work

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  • Beethoven
  • Classical Music
  • Classical Style
  • Mozart
  • Music

Recommended Materials

  • Pencil
  • Paper


Liza Wu is a classical pianist and organist in Manhattan, performing regularly with NYC musicians, as well as internationally. She has been a long-time affiliate of many music organizations including the R. Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass, Barnard College of Columbia University, NYU, the School for Strings, Avenues: The World School (NYC), Interlochen Arts Camps, studios of world-renowned vocalists Josephine Mongiardo, Harolyn Blackwell, and Catherine Malfitano, and most recently Gooroo.

(Past affiliations: Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, Professional Perf Arts School, Westchester Cons, New York Youth Symph Singers, Columbia Artists' Theatricals, Bronx Opera, Chelsea Opera & Orch, Concerts in Motion, 'Smash' (NBC).

(Cleve Inst of Mus, MM; Oberlin Cons, BM; Interlochen Art

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