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Rondo Alla Turca

This is a fun piece of music to listen to and analyze. It’s Movement 3 of Mozart’s Piano Sonata No. 11 in A major, K. 331. “Rondo Alla Turca” means “Turkish Music.” Two things you could do: Listen to the different instrumentations and …

Freight Train Blues

Lyrics (American folk song) 1. I hate to hear that freight train blow whoo whoo!I hate to hear that freight train blow whoo whoo!Ev’ry time I hear it blowin’, I feel like ridin’ too. 2. I asked the brakeman to let me …

Blues Songs

Songs Backwater Blues Brown’s Ferry Blues City Blues Deep-River Blues Freight Train Blues I’m Going Down the Road Feeling Bad (Lonesome Road Blues) Joe Turner Blues Lonesome House Blues St. Louis Blues Worried Man Blues See also jazz activities

Backwater Blues

Lyrics (American folk song) 1. When it rains five days and the sky turns dark as night, (repeat)There’s trouble takin’ place in the lowlands at night. 2. I woke up this mornin’, can’t even get out my door. (repeat)There’s enough trouble …

The City Blues

Lyrics (American folk song) 1. Cloudy in the East, looks like rain,I spent all my money on the subway train,In New York City, In New York City,In New York City, you really gotta know your way. 2. Went down to …

Jazz Resources

Visuals & Worksheets / Assessments (See downloads at bottom of page. Each worksheet number has a corresponding button.) 1 1 2 3 4 Books (Click images to link to purchase.) Recordings (Click images to link to purchase.) Books / Recordings …

Word Searches

Word Searches (See downloads at bottom of page. Each number has a corresponding button.) Careers in Music 1 Music Terms 2 Music Genres 3 Rhythm 4 Word Searches (Available on other pages. Click each image to access.) Bach Beethoven Handel …

Li’l Liza Jane

Lyrics (Countess Ada De Lachau, 1916) I’ve got a house in BaltimoreLil’ Liza JaneStreet car runs right by my doorLil’ Liza JaneOh Eliza, Lil’ Liza JaneOh Eliza, Lil’ Liza Jane See also songs with syncopation jazz activities pentatonic songs movement …

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