If you're planning on doing a composer study, or some music appreciation/music history, there are some composers I'm sure everyone would know to include: Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven, for sure! But, what about other composers? How do you know which ones have written the best music in our Western … [Read more...] about What are the Best Composers to Study?
Today's 15-Minute Music Lesson on Aaron Copland is an excerpt from the 20th Century Music Appreciation online course. Head over to see the full lesson, as well as 35 other lessons of great composers and styles of the 20th Century. Use coupon code 25OFFOCTOBER get 25% off this or any of the courses … [Read more...] about 15-Minute Music Lesson on Aaron Copland with Free Printable Pack
I'm happy to share another music lesson freebie with you today. Let's learn about a famous composer from the Romantic Era of the 1800s with this 15-Minute Music Lesson Freebie of Johann Strauss Jr. The Waltz At the end of the 18th century, a new dance was sweeping through Europe called the … [Read more...] about 15-Minute Music Lesson Freebie of Johann Strauss Jr.
Enjoy today's 15-Minute Music Lesson about Gilbert and Sullivan The lesson today is an excerpt from the full 36-lesson course at Learn.MusicinOurHomeschool.com which launches Saturday, August 5, 2017: Music Appreciation of the Romantic Era for High School. A longer lesson, online quiz, and … [Read more...] about 15-Minute Music Lesson about Gilbert and Sullivan
Music is a very powerful influence. Throughout history, we can find songs that were used to spur people and even entire countries to back a cause. Such is the case for the American Revolution. Today we'll enjoy a 15-Minute Music Lesson for Independence Day and learn about the music that encouraged … [Read more...] about 15-Minute Music Lesson for Independence Day with free printable pack
Who out there loves Star Wars? I wrote today's 15-Minute Music Lesson on Star Wars just in time for you to use it to celebrate May the 4th: May the Force Be With You! Today's lesson will introduce you to the film score composer John Williams, show you a bit about how a movie score writer … [Read more...] about 15-Minute Music Lesson on Star Wars with Free Printable Pack