Raise your hand if you know what a fugue is! Today we're going to learn all about fugues and the master composer of them in this 15-Minute Music Lesson on Bach and the Fugue. Who was J. S. Bach? Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) composed music that is synonymous with high Baroque style. In … [Read more...] about 15-Minute Music Lesson on Bach and the Fugue
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Welcome to today's Free 15-Minute Music Lesson about Music Inspired By Evergreen Trees! It's part of our Music in Nature series. I've chosen some really great music for you to listen to from composers inspired by the beautiful trees that continue to give us color all year round and the reminder … [Read more...] about Free 15-Minute Music Lesson about Music Inspired by Evergreen Trees ~ Music in Nature Series
Memorial Day began after the Civil War and was originally known as Decoration Day. It's observed on the last Monday of May and is a time to honor the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Memorial Day became an official federal holiday in 1971. Use today's Free 15-Minute Music … [Read more...] about Free 15-Minute Music Lesson for Memorial Day
Often in music classes, kids learn folk songs. It's a basic part of elementary music, early childhood music and movement, and the Charlotte Mason homeschooling method. But, what is a folk song? What is a Folk Song? A folk song is a song that was transmitted orally, usually with an unknown … [Read more...] about 15-Minute Music Lesson: What is a Folk Song?
This summer I have a brand new course coming out all about World Music! It's been highly requested, and I'm so excited to bring it to so many homeschools and music classrooms. Today, however, I'm sharing a 15-Minute Music Lesson about Instruments Around the World. And, there is an awesome freebie … [Read more...] about 15-Minute Music Lesson About Instruments Around the World
One of my all-time favorite Christmas songs is "Sleigh Ride." Did you know that, like "Jingle Bells," it doesn't mention anything about Christmas? It's actually more of a snow or winter song. :) Let's learn a little about it today in this 15-Minute Music Lesson for "Sleigh Ride." Who Wrote … [Read more...] about 15-Minute Music Lesson for “Sleigh Ride” with Printable Pack