WEEK 4

 

BOOK

The Composer is Dead by Lemony Snicket!! Click here to purchase.

 

LISTENING

Samuel Barber's Summer Music!!!  For podcast click here.

 

Bucket Drumming Week 3

This week we start our first song!!

 

Week 3

 

BOOK

From award-winners Carole Boston Weatherford and Raul Colón comes the story of a little girl from Mississippi who became a beloved star—one whose song soared on the breath of her ancestors and paved the way for those who followed.

 
 

LISTENING

This week we are looking at Samule Barber's sublime Melodies Passageres.  Here is a beautiful performance by Patricia Pettibon.

 
 

BUCKET DRUMMING

This week brings more rhythms to practice.

 
 

WEEK 2

 

Book

Ada's Violin,  The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay

 

Listening

This week's podcast is all about Samuel Barber's Adagio for Strings.

 

Bucket Drumming Week 1

 

WEEK 1

 

Book

The 5 O'Clock Band by Trombone Shorty

 

Book for Middle Schoolers

Amina's Voice by Hena Khan

 

Podcast

This week is one of my favorite pieces of all time!!  Barber's "Knoxville: Summer of 1915.

 

Cooking!!!

Beignets and Red Beans and Rice!!

 

Red Beans and Rice

 

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