This unit, Music in Literature, is a part of my "Why Study Music" curriculum. The curriculum covers meter (in both a musical and poetic context), musical script formatting, and the boons/pitfalls of using the written word to convey music.
WHAT YOU GET
You will receive a ZIP file that includes the following:
Why Study Music (Overview)
Script Excerpt of my original musical, "Caesar!"
"Caesar!" Cast List and Song List
Audio file (demo) of "Caesar is Our Man" for analysis (Vamp 0:00, Lyrics start 1:28)
"Caesar is Our Man" Vocal/Piano Reduction
Music in Literature Lesson Companion Guide, complete with discussion topics and script annotations
Please note: THE EXCERPT AND INCLUDED RECORDING IS FOR CLASSROOM USE ONLY. DO NOT DISTRIBUTE BEYOND YOUR OWN CLASS. It is not intended for use in a performance setting.
"Caesar!" is a parody of Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar, where Caesar and his fellow Romans are modern day high school kids. Hilarity ensues as they navigate through the issues and situations from the classic play.