SQUILT Lesson #6 - Mozart's 12 Variations on "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star"


Looking for a simple way to incorporate music education into your homeschool?

These SQUILT lessons are designed to do just that.     

Each week we incorporate music into our learning.    Some weeks I decide to make a full blown lesson, and other weeks  it is just listening for the sake of listening.

This week our selection is from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (whose birthday is this month, by the way), and it is Variations on Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star.

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Going West/Music for Our Great Field Trip - SQUILT Lesson #4

What a treat today's music is.    Aaron Copland is MY FAVORITE COMPOSER OF ALL TIME!   

I fell in love with his music when I was in high school, and then studied it more in depth when I got to college.   I can vividly remember the year - 1990 - we went to our music history class and our professor told us Aaron Copland had died.   It was a sad day for the music world.

My favorite piece was always Appalachian Spring, but as I've shared his music with my children I've come to love it all.    This week's selection is "Hoe down" from Rodeo.   (You might recognize it as the music from the Beef Council commercial!)

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