Archivo de la categoría: Music History

Two Verdi choirs for the class

These two choirs from Verdi’s operas are perfect to sing in the class, not very difficult lyrics and very recognizable and catchy melodies! Libiamo, libiamo ne’lieti calici che la bellezza infiora. E la fuggevol, fuggevol ora s’inebrii a voluttà Libiam … Seguir leyendo

Publicado en 3º ESO, 3rd evaluation 3º ESO, ♫♪, Music History, Opera, post-romanticism, postrromanticism, Romanticism | Etiquetado , , , , , , , , , | Deja un comentario

El vals

El vals (del galicismo valse, que a su vez procede del germanismo Walzer, término proveniente del verbo alemán walzen, ‘girar, rodar’) es un elegante baile musical a ritmo lento, originario del Tirol (Austria) por el siglo XII y del sur … Seguir leyendo

Publicado en ♫♪, Dance, Music History, post-romanticism, postrromanticism, Romanticism | Etiquetado , , , , | Deja un comentario

How to dance the minuet

A minuet is a social dance of French origin for two people, usually in 3/4 time. The word was adapted from Italian minuetto and French menuet, possibly from the French menu meaning small, referring to the very small steps. More dynamic … Seguir leyendo

Publicado en 2nd evaluation 3ºESO, 3º ESO, 3rd evaluation 3º ESO, ♫♪, Dance, Music History | Etiquetado , , , , , | Deja un comentario

10 interesting facts about Bach/ 10 datos interesantes sobre Bach

1. Johann Sebastian Bach was born on March 21, 1685 in Eisenach, Germany in the province of Thuringia. His father, Johann Ambrosius, was a town musician. During this period, music was a trade just like metalwork or shoe making. And … Seguir leyendo

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‘Verdi vs Wagner’ by Pablo Morales de los Ríos

Animated-humoristic tribute to the Opera composers Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner, on their 200th anniversary (1813-2013) Homenaje humorístico-animado a los compositores de Ópera Giuseppe Verdi y Richard Wagner, en su 200 Aniversario (1813-2013)

Publicado en 1st evaluation 3ºESO, 3º ESO, ♫♪, Music History, Opera, post-romanticism, postrromanticism, Romanticism | Etiquetado , , , , , , , | Deja un comentario

‘Tres morillas m’enamoran en Jaén’

La larga convivencia peninsular de judíos, moros y cristianos propició los encuentros eróticos, venales o no, entre los hombres y las mujeres de las tres religiones. Desde el punto de vista cristiano, el irresistible atractivo de la mujer semítica era … Seguir leyendo

Publicado en 1st evaluation 3ºESO, 3º ESO, ♫♪, Middle Ages, Music History | Etiquetado , , , , | Deja un comentario

Martín Codax: ‘Cantigas damigo’

Martín Codax was a galician medieval joglar possibly from Vigo in present day Spain. He may have been active during the middle of the thirteenth century. He is one of only two out of a total of 88 authors of cantigas … Seguir leyendo

Publicado en 1st evaluation 3ºESO, 3º ESO, ♫♪, Middle Ages, Music History | Etiquetado , , , , , | Deja un comentario