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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 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 ride …

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 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 to …

The City Blues

Lyrics 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 …

4th Grade Rhythm/Jazz Lessons 13 – 19

Each lesson is 30 minutes long. Lesson 13 Welcome Song Rhythm flashcards with partners – they take turns “quizzing” each other Practice Rhythm Performance rhythms – Add unpitched percussion instruments. 4 groups of students, each play one part. Trade parts. Read Jazz …

Jazz Resources

Books      Recordings   Books & CDs       Youtube See also A Tisket A Tasket – lesson Li’l Liza Jane Muffin Man – lesson blues songs Extras for Plus Members Crossword, Assessment, Word Search          …

Muffin Man

Lyrics Do you know the muffin man, The muffin man, the muffin man, Do you know the muffin man Who lives on Drury Lane? Yes I know the muffin man… See also nursery rhymes jazz activities songs with activities for …

Word Searches

Word Searches Peter and the Wolf Bach Careers in Music (below) Christmas Handel Hanukkah Jazz Mozart: Magic Flute Music vocabulary (below) Nutcracker Rhythm (below) Sousa Orchestra: Strings Music Genres (below) See also Composers Holidays Nutcracker Orchestra resources Extras for Plus Members …

Li’l Liza Jane

Lyrics I’ve got a house in Baltimore Lil’ Liza Jane Street car runs right by my door Lil’ Liza Jane Oh Eliza, Lil’ Liza Jane Oh Eliza, Lil’ Liza Jane See also songs with syncopation jazz activities pentatonic songs movement …

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