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Every week this year, a piece of music will be selected as our featured music of the week. We'll have an opportunity to hear this music several times during the week, as well as learning a little about some of the composers. We announce each week's choice through our Class Twitter account, with a number of clues leading up to the reveal.

We're calling it #RhythmAndClues!

We'll get to see a video clip of the music being performed by an orchestra and see can we identify the different parts of an orchestra, as well as the many instruments being used - as well as enjoying the music, of course! You can keep track of the music that is being highlighted in our class by browsing through the list (which will be updated regularly!) listed by the date the week starts!

1. September 5th, 2016: "Pure Imagination" Performed by Gene Wilder
2. September 12th, 2016: "Stars and Stripes Forever" Composed by John Philip Sousa
3. September 19th, 2016: "Pirates of the Caribbean" Composed/Produced by Klaus Badelt and Hans Zimmer
4. September 26th, 2016: "An Der Schönen Blauen Donau" (The Blue Danube) Composed by Johann Strauss II


5. October 3rd, 2016: Theme from "Star Wars" Composed by John Williams
6. October 10th, 2016: "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" Composed by Paul Dukas
7. October 17th, 2016: "O Fortuna (Carmina Burana)" Composed by Carl Orff
8. October 24th, 2016: "Danse Macabre" Composed by Camille Saint-Saëns

9. November 7th, 2016: "España Cañí" Composed by Pascual Marquina Narro
10. November 14th, 2016: "William Tell Overture" Composed by Gioachino Rossini
11. November 21st, 2016: "Skater's Waltz" Composed by Émile Waldteufel

12. November 28th, 2016: "Sleigh Ride" Composed by LeRoy Anderson

13. December 5th, 2016: "White Christmas" Composed by Irving Berlin
14. December 12th, 2016: "Silent Night" Composed by Franz Xaver Gruber; Lyrics by Joseph Mohr
15. December 19th, 2016: "Radetzky March" Composed by Johann Strauss I

16. January 9th, 2017: "Flight of the Bumblebee" Composed by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
17. January 16th, 2017: Theme from "Superman" Composed by John Williams
18. January 23rd, 2017: "Entry of the Gladiators" Composed by Julius Fucík
19. January 30th, 2017: "Amazing Grace" Composed by John Newton

20. February 6th, 2017: "When You Wish Upon A Star" Written by Leigh Harline and Ned Washington
21. February 13th, 2017: Overture from "Carmen"Composed by Georges Bizet
22. February 20th, 2017: "Raiders March" (Indiana Jones Theme) Composed by John Williams
23. February 27th, 2017: "Voices of Spring" Composed by Johann Strauss II

24. March 6th, 2017: "Spring" (from the Four Seasons) Composed by Antonio Vivaldi
25. March 13th, 2017: "You Raise Me Up" Composed by Rolf Løvland and Brendan Graham
26. March 21st, 2017: "Imperial March" (Darth Vader's Theme) Composed by John Williams
27. March 28th, 2017: "Circus Renz" Composed by Gustav Peter


28. April 4th, 2017: "Nearer My God To Thee" Composed by Sarah Flower Adams
29. April 24th, 2017: "Ride of the Valkyries" Composed by Richard Wagner


30. May 2nd, 2017: "Gabriel's Oboe" Composed by Ennio Morricone
31. May 8th, 2017: "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik" Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
32. May 15th, 2017: "Lullaby" Composed by Johannes Brahms
33. May 22nd, 2017: "Roses from the South" Composed by Johann Strauss


34. May 29th, 2017: COMING SOON!
35. June 8th, 2017: COMING SOON!
36. June 12th, 2017: COMING SOON!
37. June 19th, 2017: COMING SOON!
38. June 26th, 2017: COMING SOON!

 
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