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 Who 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 and is appropriate for all ages, K-12th! Head over to see the full lesson, as well as 35 other lessons of great composers and styles of the 20th Century. Music Lesson on Aaron … [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 called: Music Appreciation of the Romantic Era for High School. A longer lesson, online quiz, and notebooking pages are included … [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