Music Appreciation

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    10-part Music Appreciation course
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    Music Theory 101
    A 10-part course with JustAnotherFlutist
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    Beginning musicians often struggle to balance learning to play an instrument with learning to read music. In this course, Just Another Flutist teaches music theory how she wishes she'd been taught.

    Beginning musicians often struggle to balance learning to play an instrument with learning to read music. In this course, Just Another Flutist teaches music theory how she wishes she'd been taught.

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    10-part Music Appreciation course
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    Music Appreciation 101
    A 10-part course with Dr. Kierstin Bible
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    In this music appreciation course, explore the sounds of the orchestra! You'll learn how brass, string, percussion, and other instruments produce sound, and how tone, pitch, and timbre make music.

    In this music appreciation course, explore the sounds of the orchestra! You'll learn how brass, string, percussion, and other instruments produce sound, and how tone, pitch, and timbre make music.

  • Try to learn something about everything and everything about something. -Thomas Huxley
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    World History Worldly Curio
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    How South African jazz musician Hugh Masekela inspired ...
    A lesson with PRI's The World
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    Former bass player, Bakithi Kumalo, remembers late legendary South African jazz musician Hugh Masekela.

    Former bass player, Bakithi Kumalo, remembers late legendary South African jazz musician Hugh Masekela.

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    Music Appreciation Worldly Curio
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    After 40 years, 'Never Mind the Bollocks'
    A lesson with PRI's The World
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    Forty years ago, the Sex Pistols wasn’t just releasing an album — it was also defining a moment in the culture that lives on in punk and its progeny today.

    Forty years ago, the Sex Pistols wasn’t just releasing an album — it was also defining a moment in the culture that lives on in punk and its progeny today.

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    Audio Editing lesson
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    Paris’s museum of recorded sound enjoys a reprieve
    A lesson with PRI's The World
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    One of Paris's newest museums features crazy antique audio equipment, like a phonograph from the 1920s shaped like a ski chalet. But the museum almost had to...

    One of Paris's newest museums features crazy antique audio equipment, like a phonograph from the 1920s shaped like a ski chalet. But the museum almost had to...

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    Music Appreciation lesson
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    Are Teenagers Keeping Vinyl Records Alive?
    A lesson with Seeker Stories
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    Why is vinyl thriving in the age of streaming music? A 16-year old record store owner explains why it's her preferred format.

    Why is vinyl thriving in the age of streaming music? A 16-year old record store owner explains why it's her preferred format.

  • 4 min
    Music Appreciation lesson
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    How to Use Spotify & Spotify Radio
    A lesson with TechBoomers.com
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    Once you create a Spotify account, you can stream music for free! In this lesson learn how to access your free Spotify account, and start streaming music.

    Once you create a Spotify account, you can stream music for free! In this lesson learn how to access your free Spotify account, and start streaming music.

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    Music Appreciation lesson
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    What is Spotify?
    A lesson with TechBoomers.com
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    Looking for a free way to access a range of music from your favorite musical artists? Spotify is the app for you! Learn to use Spotify in this tech lesson.

    Looking for a free way to access a range of music from your favorite musical artists? Spotify is the app for you! Learn to use Spotify in this tech lesson.

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    Music Appreciation lesson
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    "Space Oddity"
    A lesson with Amanda Palmer, Jherek Bischoff, Usman Riaz
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    Singer Amanda Palmer pays tribute to the inimitable David Bowie with a cover of "Space Oddity." She's joined onstage by Jherek Bischoff, TED Fellow Usman Ria...

    Singer Amanda Palmer pays tribute to the inimitable David Bowie with a cover of "Space Oddity." She's joined onstage by Jherek Bischoff, TED Fellow Usman Ria...

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    Music Appreciation lesson
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    How Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 got its 1875 wor...
    A lesson with PRI's The World
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    Pyotr Illyich Tchaikovsky's famed 1812 Overture was first performed, outdoors, at the base of the majestic Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow. His belo...

    Pyotr Illyich Tchaikovsky's famed 1812 Overture was first performed, outdoors, at the base of the majestic Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow. His belo...

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    Literature lesson
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    US rock poet Bob Dylan wins Nobel Literature Prize
    A lesson with PRI's The World
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    The music legend, whose poetic lyrics have influenced generations of fans, won the Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday — the first songwriter to win the award...

    The music legend, whose poetic lyrics have influenced generations of fans, won the Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday — the first songwriter to win the award...

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