Music!... To Invite Us to Move
3 Interpreting Rhythm Through Movement
Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Step back in time with J.S. Bach, and listen to the "top 40" hits
of the 1700s! While you are there, discover how many preludes and
fugues there are in Bach's keyboard work, The Well-Tempered Clavier.
Can you figure out how Bach organized this composition?
Roll Morton HomePage
What was Jelly Roll Morton's real name? Find out this and more about
the composer/pianist whose style marked the beginnings of jazz.
4 Rhythms that Dance
Learn to tango in seven easy lessons. Print out the instructions
and choose a partner!
Coming" American Treasures of the Library of Congress
How did composer Leonard Bernstein get his idea for the song "Something's
Coming" from West Side Story? Find out here. Also, see Bernstein's
own piano/vocal score to the song. Does it look like you imagined
Two Encore! Rhythms in Everyday Life
The official homepage of the show STOMP. Check out video clips from
the show and see the list of "instruments" used in the show, which
include brooms, sink plugs, and fifty-gallon oil drums. Click on
"percussion for kids," then on "older students" to find out how
some musical instruments are made. While you are there, you might
try making one yourself.