Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra Adventures in Music 2016 2017

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Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra Adventures in Music 2016 -2017 Images and questions to support Jean

Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra Adventures in Music 2016 -2017 Images and questions to support Jean Coulthard’s The Contented House

Jean Coulthard

Jean Coulthard

Let’s look at how visual artists use art materials to express and explore ideas

Let’s look at how visual artists use art materials to express and explore ideas in their artwork.

What might artwork ‘sound’ like? What might music ‘look’ like?

What might artwork ‘sound’ like? What might music ‘look’ like?

Wassily Kandinsky What does this painting sound like and why?

Wassily Kandinsky What does this painting sound like and why?

Christian Marclay What did this artist do to show us what the painting sounds

Christian Marclay What did this artist do to show us what the painting sounds like?

Shary Boyle

Shary Boyle

The colours an artist uses affects the feeling in a work of art. Look

The colours an artist uses affects the feeling in a work of art. Look carefully at these two paintings. What is similar? What is different? How has the colour helped you feel the emotion? What would each house feel like inside?

Look. Listen. Experiment. Does this work of art inspire you to play your Orff

Look. Listen. Experiment. Does this work of art inspire you to play your Orff instrument quickly or slowly? Would you use high notes or low notes? Would you play loudly or softly ? Experiment!

This painting was inspired by Tchaikovsky’s Dance of the Flowers. The artist explored both

This painting was inspired by Tchaikovsky’s Dance of the Flowers. The artist explored both the emotions of the music and individual sounds and notes. Silently, look at this image for one minute. What do you hear? Explore some of your ideas using your voice.

This artist paints on stage while the musicians are performing. What instruments might this

This artist paints on stage while the musicians are performing. What instruments might this artist have been listening to while creating this work of art? Consider the lines, shapes and colours. Discuss your ideas.