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  • 5 Composers Children Will Enjoy

    Now that I've given you a list of 5 pieces of music children should know, let's talk about composers your children will enjoy. These are composers who either wrote a lot of music for children, or whose music just APPEALS to children (or the child in all of us).  As with ALL of music, this list is subjective, based on my years of teaching el...
  • 5 Pieces of Music Children Should Know

    There are certain pieces of music every child should KNOW. As a child I recall our family's well loved recording of Copland's Appalachian Spring. This piece left a lasting impression; I believe it was Copland's mastery of painting a musical picture that gave this piece a place in my heart from a young age.  The first time I heard The 1812 Ove...