Monthly Archives: September 2012

May Class Newsletter, Vol. 11, No. 4

Dear Students and Parents, What a terrific performance class today! As promised, here are the links to the historical, tradition-based examples for Bloch’s Nigun, Monti’s Czardas, and Bacewicz’s Oberek. http://beta.chabad.org/therebbe/livingtorah/player_cdo/aid/323922/jewish/Niggun-Hachono.html http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nuBnLH4tnJU&feature=related This is a curious film  of Polish folk dancers on … Continue reading

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May Class Newsletter, Vol. 11, No.3

Dear Students and Parents, I know I’m preaching to the choir, but you may be interested in this New York Times article that appeared a couple of days ago: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/09/10/early-music-lessons-have-longtime-benefits/?emc=eta1 Since we’re in Back-To-School mode, check out the good Dominant string … Continue reading

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