That's When It Happened
13 Part DVD SeriesEach program of this 13 part powerful educational DVD series integrates American history with the glories of classical music as it follows the timeline of American History from 1607 to the 20th Century. You and your family will be delighted and amazed as you find MUSIC is a catalyst binding cultural and historical connections. Image, it’s 1803, Napoleon negotiates the sale of New Orleans (eventually the Louisiana Purchase) with President Thomas Jefferson while at the same time Beethoven is writing his Third Symphony (many consider this to be his finest work) and beginning to experience deafness. For teachers, That's When It Happened, this 4 DVD, 13 part series, is in agreement with traditional and classical teaching ideologies, overcomes the fear of teaching music for the novice and creatively opens discussions of music's impact on history for the advanced. The Teaching Manual provides a program summary, pre-viewing discussion notes, vocabulary, learning objectives and follow- up activities. Meets the Florida Sunshine State Standards, Course Requirements for US History (Grades 6-8).