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May 10, 2022

When it comes to things that have inspired the great works of composers throughout history, we’ve discussed many of these in episodes past. From bugs to the weather, there is plenty around us to get the creative juices of great artists flowing! Today, we’ll take a look at three pieces that were inspired by the...

Apr 26, 2022

We’re finishing up our series on the March King, John Philip Sousa, in today’s episode of Busy Kids Love Music. We’re going to learn all about the official piece of the United States Marine Corps – Semper Fidelis.

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Apr 12, 2022

Let's continue our series on John Philip Sousa today by digging into one of his most famous pieces, "The Stars and Stripes Forever." There is SO MUCH to discuss about this piece! We'll learn the story about how and why he wrote the famous march and we'll also study the structure of a traditional military band march...

Mar 29, 2022

In episodes past, we've learned about composers who've earned titles such as the King of Ragtime (Scott Joplin) or Father of the Symphony (Franz Joseph Haydn). Today we're going to learn about the March King as we kick off a new composer series about American composer John Philip Sousa.

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Mar 15, 2022

It’s Women’s History Month — so we’re celebrating and learning about a fantastic female composer named Florence B. Price in today’s episode! Her background and training in European classical music with Black church tradition resulted in many unique and incredible masterpieces.

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