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MUSICAL JOKES

MUSICAL JOKES
Even though classical music is sometimes referred to as "serious music," a lot of times it just isn't. Serious, that is -- classical composers wrote some very funny music. Plus, there's more musical joking around at WGUC's web only April Fool's Day program.

WHERE WERE THE COMPOSERS BORN?

WHERE WERE THE COMPOSERS BORN?
Brahms was born in Germany. Find his birth country, as well as that of many other classical composers, with our interactive map.

INSTRUMENTS OF THE ORCHESTRA

INSTRUMENTS OF THE ORCHESTRA
An orchestra is made up of many musicians playing different instruments. Learn more about the instruments found in an orchestra.

CLASSICS FOR KIDS ACTIVITIES

CLASSICS FOR KIDS ACTIVITIES
There is an activity sheet for every Classics for Kids composer. Download the activity sheet for Johannes Brahms or your favorite composer.

LESSON PLANS

LESSON PLANS
Teachers - Classics for Kids' lesson plans, including sets based on Vivaldi's Spring and Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition, can help your students learn about Rhythm, Melody, Form, Expression and more. Among the skills developed are Singing, Moving, Listening, Performing and relating music to poetry. Get them for your classroom today.

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