100-day Challenge

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100 Day Challenge PDF

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March Student Page

The 2017 Composition Contest winners will  be announced in the May/June issue.

Composer of the month

Sergei Rachmaninoff

1873-1943

Piano Concerto #2 in C Minor

Prelude Op. 3 No. 2 in C# Minor – from a player piano roll of Rachmaninoff playing.

Rachmaninoff playing first movement of his concerto #2 from a 1929 recording.

An early Edison recording of Rachmaninoff playing.

Rachmaninoff’s Symphony #2

Rachmaninoff’s piano duets, op. 11, Barcarolle (Martha Argerich & Lilya Zilberstein)

The Trombone

Listen to all the different styles and sounds of the trombone.

Trombone Concerto by Rimsky-Korsakov

Jazz trombone

Frozen as interpreted by a trombone ensemble!

Just for fun – Stars and Stripes Forever

Correction: In the April issue, a hint for the puzzle on page 13 was omitted. The hint is: all of the scrambled words are instruments.