India and Nepal Dance and Music

Source: Joe Gorman, Music Specialist, D. Newlin Fell Elementary School

Description: These are teaching resources on Indian and Nepali music and dance that have been collected by elementary music teacher Joe Gorman. He includes activities on Diwali dance, Bollywood dance and music, Jantar Mantar, Om Mani Padme Hum (Buddhist mantra chant), Mandala, traditional instruments, and an activity on the Beatles that looks at how a traditional instrument from one culture (the sitar) can influence music of another culture.

India-Nepal Lessons Descriptions
The Importance of Learning About World Heritage
India-Nepal lessons
Music of India
Om Mani Padme Hum
Om Mani Padme Hum dm (sheet music)
Om Mani Padme Hum dm chords (sheet music)
Om Mani Padme Hum cello (sheet music)
Om Mani Padme Hum alto (sheet music)
Jantar Mantar & Music
Families of Indian Instruments (sheet 1)
Families of Indian Instruments (sheet 2)