Night on Bald Mountain Musical Lesson Plan


Night on Bald Mountain by Modest Mussorgsky became well known through Disney’s Fantasia. This “spooky” musical lesson plan gives some history about Night on Bald Mountain and its composer Modest Mussorgsky.

Lesson includes digital links to YouTube videos and free audio files. There are also several writing activities, musical activities, theater (theatre) activities, dance activities and art activities to go along. Additionally, there is information about the composer, Modest Mussorgsky.

This is the perfect lesson and activity for elementary school children and teachers especially at Halloween. The song is about 11 minutes long and the lesson could take about 30 minutes. Depending on the activity or activities you choose they could take 15+minutes to complete.


Packet includes:

  • Lesson plan for Night on Bald Mountain by Modest Mussorgsky
  • A short overview of the composer Modest Mussorgsky
  • Links to YouTube videos and free audio file
  • Images to print for visual aids or bulletin boards
  • Activities to go along with the song (writing, musical, theater, dance and art)
  • Vocabulary list
  • Printable worksheet
  • Lesson takes about 30 minutes
  • Activities take 15+ minutes to complete
  • Pages: 16
  • Grades: K-6