Happy Birthday Sergei Prokofiev (1891)! Here’s one of his more famous pieces, “Peter and the Wolf” (and one of my favorites as well). What an entertaining piece to both hold a child’s attention while at the same time teaching about an assortment of orchestral instruments. Enjoy!
Archive for the ‘Music’ Category
Here are the Piano Guys performing at the Fourth Wonder of the World, Petra, Jordan, rocking the Rimsky Korsakov classic “Sheherazade” as well as the Indiana Jones theme song.
Happy Wednesday! And a belated Happy Birthday to Sergei Rachmaninov (his actual birthday was a couple of weeks ago, on March 20th — in the middle of March Madness). Now that we’ve reached the middle of the weak . . . let’s alleviate any built up stress with some of his wonderful music in the background . . . enjoy!
Happy Saturday. Here is a librarian parody of Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” that was making the rounds on Facebook last month. Thank you Shoalhaven Library (Nowra, New South Wales, Australia) Enjoy!
If you enjoy “Bohemian Rhapsody” (I do) and if you enjoy movies (I do), then you are sure to enjoy this version of the song using clips from 260 movies.
Today, Dolly Parton turns 71 years of age! She remains a class act and a phenomenal talent . . . and while this performance is a few years old, the song is still one of my all time favorites. Happy Birthday Dolly, thank you!
It is no secret that I really appreciate and enjoy the song “Amazing Grace.” So whenever I find a new version, sharing is just second nature. Here is an awesome version by the group Home Free. Enjoy!
Merry Christmas, one and all! Here’s one of my favorite acapella groups to help us celebrate this glorious day! Peace and love to all as we remember the reason for the season!
Happy Friday! With Christmas less than ten days away, now is the perfect time to break out your ukeleles and start practicing! Here is a ukelele tutorial (courtesy of the Ukelele Orchestra of Great Britatin) on how to play “Jingle Bells.” Happy strumming!