Staff Picks of the Week

This weeks topic: 5 favourite composers (click on the titles to listen)

This week we asked the teachers to name some of their favourite composers. Top 5 was just too hard to narrow down! Comment below or by email with yours.

Mrs Ayres

  1. Brian Balmages – Blue Ridge Reel (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6YhtvI9DX4o)
  2. Eric Whitacre – October (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6EoUAbODO34)
  3. Percy Grainger – Lincolnshire Posy (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1FDk8__Nv4)
  4. Elena Roussanova Lucas – Harvesting the Fields of Russia (https://www.jwpepper.com/Harvesting-the-Fields-of-Russia/2700114.item#/submit)
  5. Howard Cable – Banks of Newfoundland (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bz9Ftc4x8bs)

Mr. Martin – complete bias to composers that affected me through me performing their music!

Mr. Ward

1. John Williams, The Olympic Spirit https://youtu.be/i4QQ2SvQcE8
2. Hans Zimmer, Planet Earth 2 Theme https://youtu.be/Qh_runxXook
3. Jean Sibelius, Symphony No. 3 https://youtu.be/F3sZQeU4O1U
4. Howard Shore, https://youtu.be/Xx8C0RWUb5A
5. Giovanni Gabrielli, Canzon Due Decimi Toni https://youtu.be/LrsBSK1WgbA

Ms. Worman

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