NATIONAL FILM SCORE DAY – April 3

On April 3rd, National Film Score Day recognizes the musical masterpieces called “Film Scores” and, more specifically, the very talented composers who create them. As the opening scenes of a long-anticipated movie begin flickering across the screen, a rising cadence undulates through the theater setting the mood. A musical note plays, then two. Soon the …
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NATIONAL THE DAY THE MUSIC DIED DAY – February 3

The Day the Music Died Day on February 3rd remembers the unfortunate and untimely death of singers 22-year-old Buddy Holly, 17-year-old Richie Valens, and 28-year-old J. P. Richardson, aka: “The Big Bopper.”  These three artists died in an airplane accident on February 3, 1959, near Clear Lake, Iowa. Their pilot, Roger Peterson, also perished in …
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The Music from Musicals Playlist

On Broadway or the silver screen musicals still hold a definite place in our hearts. From Andrew Lloyd Weber to The Greatest Shoman, almost any Disney movie they are the songs you sing along with and cannot forget. Feel free to sing along. The Lion King Disney’s Cinderella Roger’s and Hammerstein’s Cinderella The Little Mermaid …
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NATIONAL ANTHEM DAY – March 3

National Anthem Day commemorates the day the United States adopted “The Star Spangled Banner” as its National Anthem. Written by Francis Scott Key, the “Star Spangled Banner” became the National Anthem in 1931.  Oh Say Can You See Fort McHenry The story behind “The Star Spangled Banner” is as moving as the anthem itself. While …
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