G8 U2 L – Peter and the Wolf

Using Instruments to represent Characters in a story.

The Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev wrote a magical piece of music in 1936 called Peter and the Wolf.

The story uses instruments to represent different characters in the story.

Watch the Vancouver Symphony perform this work and discover to how the instruments were used.

While watching make some quick notes on how each character’s music was different.

Discuss as a class your finding.