Lay the cards on the floor or a table, and ask your child put them in order as she recites the poem. Whenever the trees are crying aloud, And ships are tossed at sea, By, on the highway, low and loud, By at the gallop goes he. If you like using music as a way to memorize content, you may enjoy this video: Have a wonderful week with you kids! I am looking forward to talking to my children about how we can use different words or nouns to describe a situation or a feeling. Windy Nights A poem by Robert Louis Stevenson. Whenever the trees are crying aloud, And ships are tossed at sea, By, on the highway, low and loud, By at the gallop goes he. These pieces are intended to encourage young pianists to explore the inherent value of poetry in music and to be bold in expressing that same poetry in performance.
A dramatic poem by Robert Louis Stevenson is the inspiration for this intense, exhilarating work, which portrays the poet's childhood fear of storms. This is wonderful poetry and music for developing choirs! Each piece corresponds with a poem by Robert Louis Stevenson. I truly appreciate all the new connections I have made who helped make this movie possible. By at the gallop he goes, and then By he comes back at the gallop again. Chicago is not an easy city to get around with a few hundred pounds of gear and hauling it up to rooftops and other tight spaces where it sits in awkward places for long periods of time. Whenever the wind is high Whenever the trees are crying out loud And ships are tossed at sea Ride on the highway low and loud By at the gallop goes he By at the gallop he goes And then by he comes back at the gallop again Whenever the wind is high Whenever the moon and stars are set Whenever the wind is high All night long through the dark and wet The man goes riding by Late in the night when the fires are out Why does he gallop and gallop about? My kids enjoy doing this activity and I use it as independent work they need to complete while I work with the other child.
If you have any suggestions or comments on the guidelines, please email us. Do you usually like this style of music? Over the years, her students have distinguished themselves as performers, teachers, and life long music makers. My journey has been interesting with lots of rewards and filled with challenges. Whenever the moon and stars are set, Whenever the wind is high, All night long in the dark and wet, A man goes riding by. You can use these to give your child a more concrete, hands-on activity. The pieces in this collection reinforce specific musical and technical elements at the intermediate to late intermediate levels of piano study. To create a music list, please sign in.
Whenever the trees are crying aloud, And ships are tossed at sea, By, on the highway, low and loud, By at the gallop goes he. I encourage students to first recite the poems and to imagine how they would communicate the story through the sound colors of the piano. Composed by Chee-Hwa Tan, Windy Nights and Other Tales is a collection of three captivating piano solos. Late in the night when the fires are out, Why does he gallop and gallop about? Motion control gear I used was the Kessler Second Shooter paired with the CineSlider and the DitoGear OmniSliders. Looking back, this turned out pretty alright for me being a 7th grader with no idea what I was really doing. I think it will be fun watching my kids come up with their own examples and metaphors. Do you like the artist? The music aptly captures the sound and excitement of a stormy, windy night, which the text likens to a riding horseman and the pounding of his horse's hooves.
Excellent editorial notes provide fascinating background about this poem and its famous author. By at the gallop he goes, and then By he comes back at the gallop again. Next, you will find a sheet with just the illustrations and also coloring sheets. After spending hours and days setting up shots and developing them, it's nice to see a pretty image come to life in the form of a timelapse. This was the first real recording I had done to experiment with my recording system shortly after I acquired it, and was my first attempt at harmonizing with myself. I instantly fell in love with it the moment I heard it.
Easily share your music lists with friends, students, and the world. There were some really wonderful choirs performing this poem. This song was based off a poem by Robert Louis Stevenson that described his childhood fear of storms. This project is a continuation of my first Chicago Timelapse movie and I have been shooting for the past 18 months in my spare time in this amazing city to try and capture what your eyes do not see normally. Is it a good teaching tool? About Digital Downloads Digital Downloads are downloadable sheet music files that can be viewed directly on your computer, tablet or mobile device.
Windy Nights Whenever the moon and stars are set, Whenever the wind is high, All night long in the dark and wet, A man goes riding by. I included a set of picture cards that go with the poem. He would imagine them as horsemen thundering in the night. I continue to learn and am always being inspired by a rich photography community Chicago has to offer. By at the gallop he goes, and then By he comes back at the gallop again. Whenever the wind is high Wind is high Windy nights. Windy Nights by Robert Louis Stevenson Poetry Foundation agenda angle-down angle-left angleRight arrow-down arrowRight bars calendar caret-down cart children highlight learningResources list mapMarker openBook p1 pin poetry-magazine print quoteLeft quoteRight slideshow tagAudio tagVideo teens trash-o.
You may not digitally distribute or print more copies than purchased for use i. I did a search on YouTube for this poem, and found that it has been put to music for choir performances. At the bottom of this post, you will be able to download a few resources to help you memorize this poem. This week we will be learning the poem Windy Nights by Robert Louis Stevenson. Windy Nights · Stevenson, Robert Louis 18501894. There is something special about looking down on streets of gold and taking in the view.
Are you a beginner who started playing last month? Whenever the moon and stars are set Whenever the wind is high All night long through the dark and wet The man goes riding by Late in the night when the fires are out Why does he gallop and gallop about? Metronome markings serve only as guidelines — please feel free to choose tempos that reflect how you want the poems to sound. If you believe that any review contained on our site infringes upon your copyright, please email us. First of, you will find the poem on a sheet with illustrations. She is a specialist in curriculum development for pre-college piano and class piano teaching and has served on the piano pedagogy faculties at the Oberlin Conservatory and Southern Methodist University. Please do not use inappropriate language, including profanity, vulgarity, or obscenity.