This week we will begin learning to use the percussion instruments. We will especially focus on the Marimba and the Metalophone. Here's a video of a high school percussion ensemble to give you a look at some of the percussion instruments.
Happy New Year! Welcome back...let's celebrate with some fireworks!
Handel's jubilant Music for the Royal Fireworks is music fit for a king - George II, in fact, who attended the first performance on the River Thames in 1749.
Read more at http://www.classicfm.com/composers/handel/music/george-frideric-handel-music-royal-fireworks/#JyPr313Cs0FyLiCI.99
Here's a recording with modern instruments...
Here's another recording with instruments like they had back in 1749...