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Articles tagged Music

Is Musical Literacy Important?

There are few things quite so exhilarating as imparting the gifts of literacy, imagination, and creativity to the freshmen who take Foundations of Musical Skill with me. It opens the world for them to explore anything from Bach to the Beatles (but definitely not Bieber...
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Harmony

by Marc
Wednesday, 07 March, 2018
categories: Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
                                  How like a chord community can be, A fellowship of voices as a whole, Resounding in incarnate harmony Made lovely when the voices share one goal.   Oh, friends and countrymen, lend me your ears; No reader of this rhyme needs stand...
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Many Stories, One Body

by Elizabeth
Wednesday, 21 February, 2018
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
We’ve been listening to a lot of jazz this year. We’ve been mapping its evolution in its historical context. The timeline we made traces a fraught journey where rhythms pulse beneathe the birth and infancy of our country, and melodies soar over the triumphs and...
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Beauty and the Feast

“He has made everything beautiful in its time…he has put eternity into man’s heart…” Ecclesiastes 3:11 ESV A taste for brussels sprouts or fine wines is seldom a gift of nature. For classically-minded parents, such lofty and nebulous aims as the pursuit of beauty and...
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Christmas and Singing!

by Caleb
Thursday, 15 December, 2016
categories: Articles, Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
Why is there so much singing at Christmas? From the beginning of Advent to the end of Christmas, singing dominates our experience of this season more than anything else. The general rule is that Christmas music doesn’t start until after Thanksgiving. But some people...
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