The Music Box

A Visit to Timbre-land

av The Music Box | Publicerades 10/3/2019

We'll continue our investigation of timbre (a music word that means "the way something sounds") with a movement activity that'll get you going in all directions. Plus, we'll make our own version of the cha-cha slide! This is the second of three episodes about timbre; this episode is aimed at the second and third grade levels, but anyone can play. Additional information, including lesson plans and suggestions for extending the learning, available at This episode was recorded in part at Carter Elementary School in Louisville, KY. Thanks to music teacher Lisa Lucey and everyone at Carter for hosting us. The Music Box is a production of Louisville Public Media and PRX, with support from PNC. Connect with us on social media! Facebook: Music Box Twitter: Music Box Instagram: Music Box

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The Music Box is an interactive music education podcast for kids, exploring fundamental music concepts through performing, responding and connecting. The current season is hosted by music educator Faith Murphy. Each episode gets listeners involved in making music! Short episodes are perfect for a car ride or just hanging out at home. Get printable lesson plans and ideas for extending the learning at The Music Box is from Louisville Public Media and PRX, sponsored by PNC and also made possible by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.