Feeling cooped up, stressed out, over worked, and socially distant? Then you (and your students!) need to sit back for a few minutes, maybe turn the lights down, breathe deeply, and surround yourself with the beautifully peaceful “Alleluia” of American composer Randall Thompson, born on this day in 1899.
“This classic of classics has become one of the nation’s most-often performed choral works. Rare is the church, school, community, or professional choir that has not sung it.” Thompson also wrote choral settings of a number of Robert Frost’s poems (Frostiana), and they would also be fine homeschool listening this week.
What other marvelous musical discoveries have you been making in your homeschool this Leo Term? 😊
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