Azucar - The Life and Music of Celia Cruz

¡Azúcar! The Life and Music of Celia Cruz

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History, showcases the life and art of Cuban-born Pop singer, Celia Cruz, with documents, photographs, and video and audio clips of her performances. Intermediate students.

Educacion Artistica Primer Grado

Libro de Texto de PRIMERO DE PRIMARIA — Educación Artística

From the Secretaría de Educación Pública (México), a searchable and downloadable online textbook on art education rich with images, to teach vocabulary and the appreciation of the arts, with spaces with activities for the students to analyze aspects of art education. Advanced beginning through intermediate students.

American composer Irving Berlin born

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  • The Freedom Riders and the Popular Music of the Civil Rights Movement

    Created April 5, 2011
    Freedom Riders: Sam Cooke

    The American civil rights movement incorporated a variety of cultural elements in their pursuit of political and legal equality under law.This lesson will highlight the role of music as a major influence through the use of audio recordings, photographs, and primary documents.Students will participate in their own oral history, examine lyrics, and work with case studies such as the Freedom Rides to gain an appreciation of how music influenced the early 1960s.

    Launchpad: Live From Antiquity

    Live from Antiquity!

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    1) Read and discuss Antigone by Sophocles. Note about this edition: the arrows at the top-right corner of the text allow you to progress page by page through the work. The red mark on a blue bar along the top of the work shows how far you have progressed through the text.

    Johannes Brahms, German composer, is born

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    First commercial recording of country music in Bristol, Tennessee

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