Dave will teach you about the history of “Firebird”, by Igor Stravinsky.
There are evil wizards, golden eggs, romance, and magical creatures – sounds like a great ballet!
Listen to the tension, drama, and momentum in “Infernal Dance” while Dave tells you about the musical decisions that Stravinsky made.
Why don’t you find a recording of “Infernal Dance” and see if you can identify the different instruments? What do you imagine is happening while you listen to the music?
What you’ll do in this video: listen, learn, imagine.
Learn Some More
August 25, 2020Learn, Summer of SONG
Clapping, snapping, patting, stomping – these are all forms of body percussion!
August 12, 2020Learn, Play, Summer of SONG
Is practicing just taking out your instrument and running through the pieces you have to play? Dave explains how to get better at practicing.
August 11, 2020Learn, Sing, Summer of SONG
Marie will teach you a bunch of noises you can make to help you learn to control your breathing.
August 5, 2020Learn, Play, Summer of SONG
Dave will show you how to use a tuner that will listen to you play and help you tune your violin.
July 30, 2020Learn, Sing, Summer of SONG
Sue Passmore of The Good Lovelies talks about how SONG students helped her write “Find a Light”.