Monday, February 27, 2012

A Rollercoaster of Music

Wow! Check this out:

ZKO Rollercoaster // GREAT EMOTIONS from virtual republic on Vimeo.

I pulled together previous musical posts and tried to give them a little organization. Browse around as you see fit --

Music education and young musicians:

Music in Our Schools Month (March)
Bobby McFerrin talks about music
Musical pioneers
Musical science projects
Young musicians and more young musicians
Gustavo Dudamel
Music therapy


Aaron Copland
A bit of Bach
Bizet's L'Arlesienne
Borodin's Prince Igor
C├ęcile Chaminade
Deaf Composers
David Lang
Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition
Eric Whitacre

International Music and Causes:

Music of Tibet
The world's oldest song
Two ethereal singers
International Music Projects
CDs for Creating Communities
Playing for Change
The Estate Project and Fred Hersch
Music Maker Foundation
Playing horn to raise money


Banjo and fiddle
French horn
The Hang
One person bands

Art and Music:

Musical instrument art
To Flute, From Violin, a Storybird
Music-related Tagxedos
A rap about poetry
Kipling's Seal Lullaby set to music
Musical public art (and more of that)
Wuthering Heights in song
Album Writing Month (February)

Airborne Music:

Music in Space
Aeronautical sheet music

Album covers:

Handel's Messiah
Vivaldi's Four Seasons
La Boutique Fantasque

An assortment of types:

Kids' Classic CDs
Rock Songs with Choirs
Buddy Holly covers and other covers
Bluegrass tributes
Chaka Khan
Out-of-the-ordinary words used in songs
La Mer/Astaire/Louis and Ella
U.S. Military Bands
Comic Adventures in Music
Elijah Rock (Choral music)


The Barber of Seville
Joan of Arc
Opera Art (with a song)


Danse Macabre
Giving thanks
Christmas songs

Dance and saski-naski:

Barcode Orchestra
Relax or Run?

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