Toccata and Fugue in D Minor by J.S. Bach, Lesson, Activities & Worksheets


Famous composer Johann Sebastian Bach wrote the fast and furious piece, Toccata and Fugue in D Minor. This famous organ solo has been used in movies, advertisements and even in Disney’s Fantasia movie. It’s a catchy Halloween piece that will forever stay in kids brains. This piece will definitely be a favorite! Learn about this famous piece and its composer. Sharing the activities and printable worksheets with your students will also add to the learning experience.

Lesson includes digital links to YouTube videos and free audio files. There are also several writing activities and visual art activities to go along. This is the perfect lesson and activity for elementary school children and teachers.


Packet Includes:

  • Lesson about Toccata and Fugue in D Minor by J.S. Bach
  • Digital Audio & Video links
  • History of Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Information about the organs Bach played
  • Vocabulary
  • Printable images
  • Several writing and visual art activities


Printable worksheets:

  • Listen to Toccata & Fugue in D Minor worksheet
  • Pipe Organ Art worksheet
  • Write a Toccata & Fugue Story worksheet
  • J.S. Bach Poem worksheet
  • Fugue Poem worksheet
  • Toccata Poem worksheet
  • Cathedral Art worksheet
  • Pipe Organ Coloring worksheet
  • Cathedral Coloring worksheet
  • Scary Creature Art worksheet


The song is about 8.5 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.

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