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Instruments in the Classroom: Music
Musical instruments work well in the classroom, and you can learn how to use them successfully, even if you aren't a rock star. This program demonstrates the use of musical…
Music and Movement in Early Learning - Music
When young children hear music, their natural inclination is to move their bodies in response to it. Research has shown that this movement, like the music itself, is an integral…

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Musicmakers
This two-part series features well known musicians involved in the areas of composing, performing, conducting and educating. The series is designed to develop children's awareness of how music is conceived, created and presented and to encourage their enjoyment and participation. Part One (Bending the Beat) looks at the way composer…
The Long Frontiers to the North
Steadily through the seventeenth century the ethos of the Baroque spread from its birthplace in Rome northwards to central and eastern Europe, flourishing in centers such as Venice, Vienna, Prague, Wurttemberg and Salem. The paintings of Tiepolo and Morazzone testify to the fervor of Counter-Reformation ideology, or propaganda (a word…
Instruments in the Classroom: Music
Part of the Series: Music
Musical instruments work well in the classroom, and you can learn how to use them successfully, even if you aren't a rock star. This program demonstrates the use of musical instruments in pre-school and kindergarten classrooms. A wide variety of ideas are presented to help you incorporate musical instruments into…
Genesis
Dealing with the parallels and inter-relationships between all the arts, Genesis can be seen as a 'keynote' film in the Roland Collection. The film examines the making of works of art by the poet Ida Gerhardt, the painter Armando, the choreographer Hans Van Manen, the composer Reinbert de Leeuw and…
And They Sang a New Song
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Koko Pops
A little female character called Koko represents the muse of music and dances and clowns her way through a breathless, animated short-history of western music from the beginning of time to punk. It's an ideal introduction to a range of musical styles including pan flutes, baroque, romantic, circus music, jazz,…
A Kid for the Wild - Music Videos in Nature
A Kid for the Wild is a playlist of 11 ecology music videos created by Judy Lehmberg, a former college biology, zoology and botany teacher, now filmmaker. The majority of songs are by the late Walkin' Jim Stoltz, a singer songwriter, poet, photographer, painter and long distance hiker from Big…
The 23 Greatest Solo Piano Works Series
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J. S. Bach—The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book One
Learn about the aesthetic of the High Baroque, with its duality of exuberant expression and intellectual control. Define the highly controlled fugue as a "polyphonic" musical form, and the free-form prelude that precedes each fugue in Bach's scheme. Then explore the "well tempered" tuning system and Bach's use of musical…
J. S. Bach—Goldberg Variations
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Mozart—Piano Sonata in C Minor, K. 457
Mozart single-handedly enlarged the scale, virtuosity, and importance of the piano sonata. Track Mozart's rise as a keyboard prodigy and his transition from the harpsichord to writing music specifically for the piano. Through the great C Minor Sonata, grasp his lyric, operatic use of the piano that looks toward the…