Review: Carnival of the Animals Music Camp

  After a disastrous concert tour in Germany, Saint-Saens withdrew to a small Austrian village and composed what would eventually become one of his best-known works, The Carnival of the Animals. I love teaching the music from Saint-Saens Carnival of the Animals to students. Students love this humorous musical suite because it is fun and relatable. Natalie Wickham of Music Matters Blog (a blog that not only I enjoy but inspired me to start blogging years ago), created a Carnival of the Animals Music Camp. I am excited to share with you more about it. Carnival of the Animals is a […]

More Music Apps…

I’ve discovered a few more music apps that I’m enjoying and wanted to share descriptions in case anyone was interested…   My First Classical Music App by Naxos- This is an interactive iPad app where you hear music and discover who writes it, about the instruments, etc…  It has narrated text, animation and sound effects.  It includes a full album of music of- Peer Gynt, Magic Flute, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Carnival of the Animals, Holst’s Planets, Petrushka, Peter and the Wolf and more. Glossary of Music- this is a great music dictionary compatible with iPhone, iPod touch […]