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Listen Up! Music Is a Language

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Did you know music has a lot to say? Without any words at all, music is a language anyone can understand. It tells stories, expresses feelings, and even makes us think. Get ready to hear how!

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Did you know music has a lot to say? Without any words at all, music is a language anyone can understand. It tells stories, expresses feelings, and even makes us think. Get ready to hear how!

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Listen Up! Music Is a Language

Latest release on Oct 28, 2013

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 12 days ago

Warning: This podcast has few episodes.

This means there isn't enough episodes to provide the most popular episodes. Here's the rankings of the current episodes anyway, we recommend you to revisit when there's more episodes!

Rank #1: Wanted: Pirates!

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Students are introduced to musical scoring for films—music specifically composed to assist storytelling, underscore emotions, and stir ideas. Students are introduced to composer Erich Wolfgang Korngold and his music for the movie The Sea Hawk.

Oct 28 2013

5mins

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Rank #2: The Sounds of Silence

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Students learn composers often write music to inspire listeners to think or meditate. They are introduced to different types of listening through Jules Massenet’s Meditation for the opera Thaïs.

Oct 21 2013

7mins

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Rank #3: Who's Talking?

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Students learn about the composer’s selection of the right “voice” or instrumentation from the four sections of the orchestra: string, woodwind, brass, and percussion. Students are introduced to music by Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, and Leonard Bernstein.

Sep 30 2013

9mins

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Rank #4: Introduction

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Students are introduced to the concept of music as a language and how music is able to tell stories, convey emotions, and invoke thoughts. Students also learn how stories, thoughts, and emotions can be communicated without words.

Sep 23 2013

4mins

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Rank #5: Meet Nick and Ankush

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Meet Nick Kendall, violin soloist and host, and Ankush Kumar Bahl, conductor, as they welcome you to The Kennedy Center and the National Symphony Orchestra's Young People's Concert.

Sep 16 2013

3mins

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