Song of the Month

Song of the Month
Each month we listen to and/or watch a new song! See below what we have experienced so far.
 

September


Gaelynn Lea

Duluth, Minnesota

35 years old

Brittle bone disease

Wants to teach others how to treat humans with disabilities equally through her music.

https://www.npr.org/2019/03/06/700853825/tiny-desk-family-hour-gaelynn-lea

October
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"Night on Bald Mountain" Modest Mussorgsky (1839-1881; Russian composer)

Piano lessons at age 6 Famous for being in 1940's "Fantasia"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iCEDfZgDPS8 

November

"Lindo y Querido" Patriotic love song from Mexicans to their beloved country
A famous holiday tune shown in different versions! Which one do you like best and why?

January

2nd Grade - "Into the Unknown" from Frozen 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gIOyB9ZXn8s&feature=emb_logo 3rd Grade - "Shut Up and Dance with Me" cover using the inside of a piano! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zux7nLiPX2M&feature=emb_logo 4th Grade - "Thunderstruck" cover by the Two Cellos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uT3SBzmDxGk&feature=emb_logo
February - Black History Month From the movie Harriet, "Stand Up" - Cynthia Erivo 3rd and 4th grade link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sn19xvfoXvk 2nd grade link: https://www.today.com/video/see-cynthia-erivo-perform-stand-up-from-new-film-harriet-live-on-today-75847237700 Food for thought: How are history (social studies) and music connected? 

March - Marching Band! (Get it?!) Ohio State University Marching Band Image result for osu marching band Ramp entry: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WdWolVsKlAI Disney halftime show: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rfnzVVJQiTo

What would be the most challenging thing these musicians face?
What was the most impressive?  
If you could choose a halftime "theme" for them, what music would you pick?



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