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September 2023 - What's Happening @ LWLC: Classical Music Month

Classical Music Month

 

In 1994, President Bill Clinton designated September as Classical Music Month. What better way to celebrate with a Toast to National Classical Music Month featuring 8 musical pieces that are relatively well-known.

 List of classical and art music traditions -  introduction to Western, Malian, Ottoman Turkish, Persian, Azerbaijani, Afghan, Indian, East Asian, and Southeast Asian classical music traditions.

Naxos.com is a site dedicated to classical music as known in Western historical and cultural tradition. The following links are starting points (they are from Naxos unless otherwise noted):

12 Types of Classical Music That Defined the Genre This page will explain these and other types of music. (ProMusicianHub)

Classical Music Month -September 2023 - This site describes the history of Classical Music Month, description of classical music, suggestions on how to celebrate it, and other music-related events on the calendar. 

History of Classical Music - This site also has lists of recommended pieces pertaining to different time periods.

How to Celebrate Classical Music Month this September - Benefits of listening to classical music (Consulate Healthcare).

Musical Instruments - What are percussion versus woodwind versus string instruments? This page helps explain and give example of the six categories of instruments in Western classical music.

Other classical music traditions have their individual instruments.

Books

These are few of the books related to classical music accessible to LWLC patrons:

Classical Music Sampler - "Hooked on Classics"

Despite the underlying disco beat, "Hooked on Classics" provides a sample of diferent composers' musical works. 

E-books

These are a few of the e-books related to classical music accessible to LWLC patrons:

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