Music

Step inside Artopia's Music lobby! Students can learn about music history by exploring Art History.  Under Be a Music Critic, students are guided on how to closely examine musical performances and how various instruments sound.  In Meet a Musician, students can watch videos of musicians from various genres including classical, jazz, gospel and more. Please note many of the web videos include transcripts.

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A Closer Look - 1812 Overture | Artopia
A Closer Look - 1812 Overture | Artopia

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A Closer Look In this video clip The South Carolina Philharmonic is playing the last few minutes of Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture. This piece of music was written to celebrate a Russian victory over the...
A Closer Look - Concert in the Park | Artopia
A Closer Look - Concert in the Park | Artopia

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A Closer Look Danielle Howle has been called "a southern storyteller with a gorgeous sense of melody." She tells stories through her songs. Like poetry, songs often leave out more than they put in...
Artopia - Teacher Resources
Artopia - Teacher Resources

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Artopia is a comprehensive Web-based arts experience designed for middle school students, covering the visual and performing arts. South Carolina Standards Sub-series Supplementary Content Dance Dance...
Brass Section: French Horn | Artopia
Brass Section: French Horn | Artopia

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Meet Ken Turner, a French horn player in the South Carolina Philharmonic Brass Section. The French horn or horn, produces a wide assortment of notes in the middle ranges of the brass instrument.
Brass Section: Trombone | Artopia
Brass Section: Trombone | Artopia

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Meet Mary Lou Schweickert, a trombone player in the South Carolina Philharmonic Brass Section. The trombone has a clear, bright sound that is lower than the trumpet.