'Goodtime Oldies'


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'How Music Works'



This is a fascinating and easy to follow program from BBC4 that explains the basic elements of music.

(Via Brain Pickings)

Melody parts 2, 3, 4, 5

Click here to access all of the segments.




Rhythm parts 2, 3, 4 ,5




Harmony parts 2, 3, 4, 5




Bass parts 2, 3, 4, 5

'Thank You, Story Lady'

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Back when local radio broadcasting was still fun, there was a syndicated radio package by Mel Blanc that included fake commercials, parodies and other funny bits. It's most popular feature was The Story Lady. "Thank you, Story Lady" became a catch phrase around a station I worked for in 1969.

The Brave Little Tailor
The Magic Cloak
The Frog Prince
Rumpelstilskin
The Poor Shoemaker

You'll find many more here.

Here's some "fairy tale" videos:



Red's Riding Hoods
Leaping Beauty
Goldilocks and the Three Bears

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