CLIBURN KIDS with Buddy Bray
LISTENING GAME: FUGUE
Challenge your pattern recognition skills! Let’s count along with Buddy as we explore this fugue from the master, J.S. Bach. How many times do you hear the tune?
featuring BACH Fugue in B-flat Major, BWV 866
Click the links below for supplemental worksheets and class activities. TEKS objectives are listed below each link.
What’s the Pattern? (Grade 1-2)
Music: FA.M.1.b.6, FA.M.2.b.6
What’s the Pattern? (Grade 3-5)
Music: FA.M.3.b.6, FA.M.4.b.6, FA.M.5.b.6
Musical Matching (Grade 4-5)
Music: FA.M.4.b.1D, FA.M.5.b.1D
What is Baroque Music?
Music: FA.M.1.b.5, FA.M.2.b.5, FA.M.3.b.5, FA.M.4.b.5, FA.M.5.b.5
Interview a Composer
Language Arts: 1.13, 2.13, 3.13, 4.13, 5.13; Music: FA.M.1.b.5, FA.M.2.b.5, FA.M.3.b.5, FA.M.4.b.5, FA.M.5.b.5
Class Activity: Playing Patterns
Music: FA.M.1.b.1, FA.M.2.b.1, FA.M.3.b.1, FA.M.4.b.1, FA.M.5.b.1
Buddy Bray is co-author of the Cliburn in the Classroom programs and has been hosting the presentations in schools for over 17 years, and he says it is the most enjoyable work he does.
When he is not in the schools talking about music, Buddy serves as artistic director of the Cliburn at the Modern series and is the principal keyboardist for the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. He also hosts the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra’s pre-concert discussion series, where he does much the same thing as in the schools—he tries to make his audience comfortable with the music they will hear, and he does it with a spirit of discovery and fun.
Buddy comes from a family of teachers, and he is glad to be carrying on the family tradition.