The Magic Flute

This week the children are continuing to discuss Mozart.  Each morning on the line Patty has been reading from The Magic Flute by Anne Gatti which retells the story of the Mozart opera in which the noble Prince Tamino saves the fair Pamina against a backdrop of the...

George Frideric Handel

George Frideric Handel Listen ~The following are a few of Handel’s most famous works: Water Music Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah Music for the Royal Fireworks Facts your child might know:1.  Was born in Germany 2.  from the Baroque period 3.  lost his eyesight...

Johann Sebastian Bach

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...

Discussing: Antonio Vivaldi

Beyond the Classroom: Discussing Antonio Vivaldi The Four Seasons (Italian: Le quattro stagioni) is a set of four violin concertos by Antonio Vivaldi. Composed in 1723, The Four Seasons is Vivaldi’s best-known work, and is among the most popular pieces of...

Beyond the Classroom

The children are back in the swing of things and are enjoying a morning of music and dancing with Show & Tell!  This week the class has been discussing composers, lyricists, and musicians.  They have also listened to different music and shared what it made them...