Sound has many different properties and sometimes it is difficult for our ears to tell the difference! Are you able to tell if two sounds have a change in pitch or if they have have a change in volume? Test your skills now!
Learn two of the basic properties of sound by coloring! Sound can be quiet or loud (volume). And, sound can be high or low (pitch).
Test your knowledge of sound waves in music! Can you tell the different between a high pitch and a low pitch in a sound wave?
Test your knowledge of sound waves in music! Can you tell the different between the pitch and the volume in a sound wave?
When it comes to total cost, electronic drum kits are going to be similar in price to beginner acoustic drum kits. But, for the young musician, there are several key advantages to going the electronic route: 1. Electronic drum kits save space. This is true even when the electronic drum kit is fully set up. But, […]
A Note to Open School Students and Families: I often tell my students, “it is okay to make mistakes, as long as you learn from them and do everything you can to correct them the next time”. Well, I make mistakes, too. I made two big mistakes on the Specialists Activity page this week. I’m […]
As if one song for this week wasn’t enough, here is a sing along for We Shall Overcome. This song was originally a hymn that Pete Seeger thought the world should hear. It became a very important hymn in the Civil Rights Movement. We Shall Overcome Sing Along Bonus: A reading the story book “We […]
It’s time for some Pete Seeger coloring! Pete Seeger Coloring Free, Printable Coloring Pages:Pete Seeger with a Banjo 1Pete Seeger with a Banjo 2 Just the Banjo:Banjo Coloring Online or PrintBanjo Printable Coloring Page Song of the Day “Turn, Turn, Turn” Borrowing the words from a book of the Bible called “Ecclesiastes”, Pete Seeger wrote […]
Pete Seeger Fun Facts ♫ Pete Seeger’s first musical instrument was an ukulele he got at age 8. ♫ In his teens, Pete fell in love with the banjo and that became his preferred instrument. ♫ Pete Seeger studied music at Harvard University. ♫ Pete made friends with Woody Guthrie, composer of “This Land is […]
Let’s learn to play “This Land is Your Land”! A song by Woody Guthrie and sung by Pete Seeger. First, watch a video of Pete Seeger singing this song: “This Land is Your Land” led by Pete Seeger at the 2007 Presidential Inauguration of Barak Obama To play it on an instrument, download the sheet […]