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Every child needs music: Richard Gill still arguing 50 years on

Every child needs music: Richard Gill still arguing 50 years on | Music Education | Scoop.it
Music education does not just make children more musical; it unleashes their creative powers.
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Carrie Wible's curator insight, June 17, 2014 9:40 AM

Great article!

Dorian Jones's curator insight, October 11, 2015 12:53 AM

Music is no just a waste of time. It opens a part of your mind to creativeness. It's the next level from child, to teen, and to adult. Music has no limits, and everyone can connect with it. It brings out leaderships skills and determination.

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How to read music - Tim Hansen

How to read music - Tim Hansen | Music Education | Scoop.it
Like an actor’s script, a sheet of music instructs a musician on what to play (the pitch) and when to play it (the rhythm). Sheet music may look complicated, but once you've gotten the hang of a few simple elements like notes, bars and clefs, you're ready to rock. Tim Hansen hits the instrumental basics you need to read music.
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The New Orchestra: Symphonic Innovation Around the World

The New Orchestra: Symphonic Innovation Around the World | Music Education | Scoop.it
The world's biggest concert, what Venezuela has that everyone needs, and why YouTube is the unsuspected shortcut to Carnegie Hall.

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‘Portlandia’ Needles Kickstarter With $25,000 Music Video Campaign [VIDEO]

‘Portlandia’ Needles Kickstarter With $25,000 Music Video Campaign [VIDEO] | Music Education | Scoop.it
In an interview on the Kickstarter blog, Armisen says the site was on the show’s radar as something they wanted to parody. Kickstarter said “Portland is a top ten city in terms of number of projects. There’s been one project for every thousand people who live in Portland — possibly the highest ratio of any city.”
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Bela Bartok: Finding a Voice Through Folk Music

Every young composer searches for a unique voice. Conductor Marin Alsop says Bela Bartok found his in the hills and villages of rural Hungary. The songs he collected from peasants infused the spirit of his music.
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Canon and Gigue in D major (Pachelbel, Johann) - IMSLP/Petrucci Music Library: Free Public Domain Sheet Music

Canon and Gigue in D major (Pachelbel, Johann) - IMSLP/Petrucci Music Library: Free Public Domain Sheet Music | Music Education | Scoop.it
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Program note: Colin Brumby's "Festival overture on Australian themes" : Media : Australian Music Centre

Program note: Colin Brumby's "Festival overture on Australian themes", program note by the composer, is documented in the Australian Music Centre's catalogue as it includes analaysis of and/or relates to the music of Australian composers and sound artists.
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Afunaka's Rorogwela: Sweet Lullaby from the Solomon Island sold as Pygmy music

Afunaka's Rorogwela: Sweet Lullaby from the Solomon Island sold as Pygmy music | Music Education | Scoop.it
Although Rorogwella gained popularity in 1992, when released by Deep Forest as a techno-dance music, it was first recorded in 1969 by the ethnomusicologist Hugo Zampin as a vocal sample. It was sun...
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Wade In The Water: 5 Jazz Takes On Spirituals

Wade In The Water: 5 Jazz Takes On Spirituals | Music Education | Scoop.it
The African-American folk songs, a byproduct of slavery, were later embraced by many improvisers.
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Educational Leadership:Teaching for the 21st Century:Why Creativity Now? A Conversation with Sir Ken Robinson

Educational Leadership:Teaching for the 21st Century:Why Creativity Now? A Conversation with Sir Ken Robinson | Music Education | Scoop.it
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Orchestra's Coda to Diversity: Draggin' a Bit...

Orchestra's Coda to Diversity: Draggin' a Bit... | Music Education | Scoop.it
In 2007, the music critic of The Philadelphia Inquirer, Peter Dobrin, wrote a sobering article about the lack of minorities on stage, throughout the audience, back in the administrative offices, an...
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15 Awesome Orchestra Innovations

15 Awesome Orchestra Innovations | Music Education | Scoop.it
15 Awesome Orchestra Innovations - Going to an orchestra is a great reason to dress up and start walking around with an air of superiority. However, the orchestras featured here al...
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To hear this music you have to be there. Literally

To hear this music you have to be there. Literally | Music Education | Scoop.it
The music industry has sometimes struggled to find its feet in the digital world. In this lovely talk, TED Fellow Ryan Holladay tells us why he is experimenting with what he describes as "location-aware music." This programming and musical feat involves hundreds of geotagged segments of sounds that only play when a listener is physically nearby. (Filmed at TED@BCG.)
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'Appalachian Spring'

'Appalachian Spring' | Music Education | Scoop.it
Copland most famous composition, and one that some critics call his best, was written for a ballet.
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Summer Music Program :: Program Materials

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Cultural appropriation: Who's music is it anyway?

Cultural appropriation:  Who's music is it anyway? | Music Education | Scoop.it
Do you have to be Black to possess that elusive quality known as "soul"?
-- Tom Moon
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