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Monster Mash for Middle School Choir

Monster Mash

Words and Music by Greg Gilpin

Recommended by Rachel Steele, School Choral Specialist

Admit it…you smiled a little when you saw the words… 364 more words

Staff Picks

Throwback Thursday: “Somebody’s Watching Me”

The average household income was $21,600.00, and the average new home could run you about $86,730.

The AIDS virus was identified and the first Apple Macintosh… 251 more words


Wrestling with the Original Dylan

Dylan Thomas poem in a WWE video game ad?

High culture is officially on the ropes.

By the way, here’s Thomas’s poem set to music by  34 more words

Popular Music

Taylor Swift...

So this week Taylor Swift had her album drop and will already have 1 million records sold by Sunday. Many people love her, many people hate her and there is one thing that cannot deny, she knows how to make popular music. 216 more words


Standards of Taste

In my view one of the most interesting debates, and one I have discussed before in these blogs, is the one among those who insist upon or deny the possibility of standards of taste — especially in the fine arts. 894 more words

Hugh's Blogs

Stereo Typical (A Song)

I’m the newest young thing
The latest product of a machine
I’m going to show you something
Something that you have already seen
I’ll sing a song about love… 214 more words


Lucy Green’s “Music, Informal Learning and the School: A New Classroom Pedagogy”

‘If you want to teach popular music in schools then find out how successful popular musicians learn and apply these methods in the classroom. This blindingly simple insight has eluded much pedagogic practice to date.

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Music Studies