Johann Sebastian Bach

Ask your child what this song sounds like:
Toccata and Fugue in D minor

Bach’s influence on popular music – can you hear the similarity?
Air in G String by Johann Sebastian Bach
A Whiter Shade of Pale by Procol Harem

Facts your child might know:
1.  Born in Germany
2.  from the Baroque Period
3.  he had 20 children
4.  he went to jail for refusing to write music for the Duke, but the Prince let him out
5.  the violin was the first instrument he played

The Baroque Song (Sung to the tune of “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star”):
If your music’s fresh and free,
With fancy, wild melodies,
If that music breaks the rules,
That were learned in music school,
You can bet, it ain’t a joke,

You’re listening to Baroque!