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tiny purple ballAngus Dei was a woman composer famous for her church music.

tiny purple ballRefrain means don't do it. A refrain in music is the part you
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tiny purple ballA virtuoso is a musician with real high morals.

tiny purple ballJohn Sebastian Bach died from 1750 to the present.

tiny purple ballHandel was half German, half Italian, and half English. He was
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tiny purple ballBeethoven wrote music even though he was deaf. He was so deaf he
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tiny purple ballHenry Purcell is a well-known composer few people have ever heard of.

tiny purple ballAaron Copland is one of your most famous contemporary composers.
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tiny purple ballAn opera is a song of bigly size.

tiny purple ballIn the last scene of Pagliacci, Canio stabs Nedda who is the one he
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tiny purple ballWhen a singer sings, he stirs up the air and makes it hit any passing
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tiny purple ballMusic sung by two people at the same time is called a duel.

tiny purple ballI know what a sextet is but I had rather not say.

tiny purple ballCaruso was at first an Italian. Then someone heard his voice and said
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tiny purple ballA good orchestra is always ready to play if the conductor steps on
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tiny purple ballMorris dancing is a country survival from times when people were
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tiny purple ballMost authorities agree that music of antiquity was written long ago.

tiny purple ballProbably the most marvelous fugue was the one between the Hatfields
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tiny purple ballMy very best liked piece of music is the Bronze Lullaby.

tiny purple ballMy favorite composer is Opus.

tiny purple ballA harp is a nude piano.

tiny purple ballA tuba is much larger than its name.

tiny purple ballInstruments come in many sizes, shapes, and orchestras.

tiny purple ballYou should always say celli when you mean there are two or more cellos.

tiny purple ballAnother name for kettle drums is timpani. But I think I will just stick
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tiny purple ballA trumpet is an instrument when it is not an elephant sound. While
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tiny purple ballThe double bass is also called the bass viol, string bass, and bass
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tiny purple ballWhen electric currents go through them, guitars start making sounds.
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tiny purple ballQuestion: What are kettledrums called?
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tiny purple ballCymbals are round, metal CLANGS!

tiny purple ballA bassoon looks like nothing I have ever heard.

tiny purple ballLast month I found out how a clarinet works by taking it apart. I
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tiny purple ballQuestion: Is the saxophone a brass or a woodwind instrument?
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tiny purple ballThe concertmaster of an orchestra is always the person who sits in
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tiny purple ballFor some reason, they always put a treble clef in front of every line
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tiny purple ballI can't reach the brakes on this piano!

tiny purple ballThe main trouble with a French horn is it's too tangled up.

tiny purple ballAnyone who can read all the instrument notes at the same time gets
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tiny purple ballInstrumentalist is a many-purposed word for many player-types.

tiny purple ballThe flute is a skinny-high shape-sounded instrument.

tiny purple ballThe most dangerous part about playing cymbals is near the nose.

tiny purple ballA contra-bassoon is like a bassoon, only more so.

tiny purple ballTubas are a bit too much.

tiny purple ballMusic instrument has a plural known as orchestra.

tiny purple ballI would like for you to teach me to play the cello. Would tomorrow
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tiny purple ballMy favorite instrument is the bassoon. It is so hard to play people
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tiny purple ballIt is easy to teach anyone to play the maracas. Just grip the neck
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tiny purple ballJust about any animal skin can be stretched over a frame to make a
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Source: Missouri School Music Newsletter, collected by Harold Dunn.  

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