Teresa Carreño was one of the most important women composers of the Romantic Era. She was also an accomplished conductor and pianist. To celebrate Women's History month and women composers at ALL times of the year, use these resources to teach your children about this famous Venezuelan musician.
Classical Music (with a capital C) is defined as music composed specifically between the years of 1750-1820.
The era falls between the Baroque and Romantic eras and is characterized by elegant, stylized forms.
If you hear music spoken about in more general terms - "classical" music can then be any music that is in opposition to pop or folk music...
The Classical Era of music (1750-1820) contains pieces by the musical giants Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven.
The music of this time period reflects a sense of order and precision in the world at that time. Reason and logic began to shape thinking. It was The Age of Enlightenment.
Specific forms of music became prevalent; the concerto, symphony, a...
One of the most approachable and memorable piano works for children is the "Minute" Waltz, by Frederic Chopin.
As we seek to spread a feast of beautiful music before our children, we must not neglect the piano music of Chopin.
Known as the Poet of the Piano, Chopin was one of the defining composers of the Romantic Era.
Learning about the...