Love Songs of All Sorts - Updated Program
Greetings Everyone! Just a quick note with an updated program for this Saturday's SipNSing virtual performance class: Feb 27, 3-4pm mountain time. We'll be singing about LOVE of all sorts - of chocolate, of God, the good, and the not-so-good! Please email me (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you'd like to be in the virtual audience, but don't know any of the singers. We'd love to have you join us!
Happy Birthday, February Classical Composers!
Well, who knew?? Have a look at some of the great classical composers born in February and click on their links to listen to some examples of their wonderful music. One interesting thing to note is the short lives of some of these great musicians (e.g., Mendelssohn), but the great impact they had on music history. There are SO MANY more important February composer birthdays - Michael Praetorius, Arcangelo Corelli, Luigi Boccherini, Hubert Parry, and John Adams, to name a f
Love Songs of All Sorts - Have a Look!
Greetings Everyone! As I write this blog, the US is in the middle of a frigid cold wave, with many friends, neighbors and loved ones without power or water. This is when those of us with heat and water need to be particularly grateful of those blessings! In the middle of all this, Sing4Health voice students are getting ready for our monthly virtual SipNSing performance class on Saturday, Feb 27, 3-4pm mountain time. Have a look at the lineup so far. We'll be singing about
Monthly Musicianship: February = Perfect 4th
February is the LOVE month, and the PERFECT month for the interval of a PERFECT 4TH! Sample songs for an ASCENDING PERFECT 4TH are The Bridal Chorus (Here Comes the Bride) from Richard Wagner's opera Lohengrin, and O Tannenbaum (or O Christmas Tree). Sample songs for a DESCENDING PERFECT 4th are I've Been Working on the Railroad and the Flintstone theme song February is PERFECT 4TH month! Some reminders: INTERVALS are the Building Blocks of MUSIC. HALF-STEPS (or semi-to