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The Music Box

Louisville Public Media

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The Music Box
The Music Box

The Music Box

Louisville Public Media

7
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16
Plays
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The Music Box is an interactive music education podcast for kids, exploring fundamental music concepts through performing, responding and connecting. Hosted by musician and educator Jecorey Arthur, 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 musicboxpod.org. From Louisville Public Media and PRX, with support from PNC.

Latest Episodes

Find Your Rhythm!

Rhythm patterns coming at you again this week -- and this time we'll try putting different rhythms on top of each other to make a BIG pattern! We'll use the length of your hair to play with rhythms — what?? This is the second of three episodes about rhythm; this episode is aimed at 2nd and 3rd grade, but anyone can play. Additional information, including lesson plans and suggestions for extending the learning, available at musicboxpod.org. This episode was recorded in part at Hazelwood Elementary School in Louisville, KY. Thanks to music teacher Kiara Watts and everyone at Hazelwood 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

8 MIN2 d ago
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Find Your Rhythm!

Rhythm Nation

Rhythm is a pattern! We'll practice listening to rhythms and clapping them back. This is the first of three episodes about rhythm; this episode is aimed at kindergarten and first grade, but everybody will have fun with these tricky rhythms. Additional information, including lesson plans and suggestions for extending the learning, available at musicboxpod.org. This episode was recorded in part at Hazelwood Elementary School in Louisville, KY. Thanks to music teacher Kiara Watts and everyone at Hazelwood 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

7 MIN1 w ago
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Rhythm Nation

How to "Beat" the System

Rocking to a steady beat... and waltzing, and marching, and bopping, and more. This is the final of three episodes about beat; this one is aimed at 4th and 5th grade level, but all ages will have fun counting and stepping. Additional information, including lesson plans and suggestions for extending the learning, available at musicboxpod.org. This episode was recorded in part at Eisenhower Elementary School in Louisville, KY. Thanks to music teacher Jenny Yankey and everyone at Eisenhower 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

8 MIN2 w ago
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How to "Beat" the System

Beat in the Middle

We'll keep exploring that steady beat! This time we'll learn about how beats are grouped in different ways to make time signatures, and we'll move around to a march, a waltz, some jazz, some hip hop, and more. This is the second of three episodes about beat; this episode is aimed at 2nd and 3rd grade levels, but everybody's welcome to bop along. Additional information, including lesson plans and suggestions for extending the learning, available at musicboxpod.org. This episode was recorded in part at Eisenhower Elementary School in Louisville, KY. Thanks to music teacher Jenny Yankey and everyone at Eisenhower 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

6 MIN3 w ago
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Beat in the Middle

All You Can Beat

Beat is STEADY! We'll be moving around to different types of music today -- get ready to tiptoe, skip, walk, and hop. This is the first of three episodes about beat; this episode is aimed at kindergarten & 1st grade, but anyone can jump to the beat! Additional information, including lesson plans and suggestions for extending the learning, available at musicboxpod.org. This episode was recorded in part at Eisenhower Elementary School in Louisville, KY. Thanks to music teacher Jenny Yankey and everyone at Eisenhower 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

7 MINOCT 17
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All You Can Beat

It's Going Down, I'm Yelling Timbre!

Our special music word is "timbre" which means the way something sounds. We'll be using different timbres to tell a story from our imagination -- we'll supply the timbres, you supply the story! This is the final of three episodes about timbre; this episode is aimed at the 4th and 5th grade levels, but everybody enjoys a good story. Additional information, including lesson plans and suggestions for extending the learning, available at musicboxpod.org . 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

6 MINOCT 10
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It's Going Down, I'm Yelling Timbre!

A Visit to Timbre-land

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 musicboxpod.org. 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

10 MINOCT 3
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A Visit to Timbre-land

Shiver Me Timbres

Timbre = the way something sounds! We'll play with different timbres, and we'll use body percussion to make our own thunderstorm. This is the first of three episodes about timbre; this episode is aimed at the kindergarten and first grade level, but is fun for everyone. Additional information, including lesson plans and suggestions for extending the learning, available at musicboxpod.org. 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

8 MINSEP 26
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Shiver Me Timbres

Pitch It Real Good!

Pitch is high, pitch is low -- and we'll use some singers you know (and a few you probably don't) to explore different pitches in the human voice. This is the final of three episodes about pitch; this one is aimed at 4th and 5th grade, but we can all sing along. For more information, including printable lesson plans and ideas for extending the learning, visit us at musicboxpod.org . This episode was recorded in part at Semple Elementary School in Louisville, KY. Thanks to music teacher Penelope Quesada and everyone at Semple 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 BoxTwitter: Music BoxInstagram: Music Box

8 MINSEP 19
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Pitch It Real Good!

Pitch It Good!

High pitch or low pitch or something in between? We'll use pitch to help us know which way to go, and we'll hear different members of the instrument families with high or low pitches. This is the second of three episodes about pitch; this one is aimed at 2nd and 3rd grade, but there's something for everyone here. For more information, including lesson plans and ideas for extending the learning, visit us at musicboxpod.org . This episode was recorded in part at Semple Elementary School in Louisville, KY. Thanks to music teacher Penelope Quesada and everyone at Semple 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 BoxTwitter: Music BoxInstagram: Music Box

7 MINSEP 12
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Pitch It Good!

Latest Episodes

Find Your Rhythm!

Rhythm patterns coming at you again this week -- and this time we'll try putting different rhythms on top of each other to make a BIG pattern! We'll use the length of your hair to play with rhythms — what?? This is the second of three episodes about rhythm; this episode is aimed at 2nd and 3rd grade, but anyone can play. Additional information, including lesson plans and suggestions for extending the learning, available at musicboxpod.org. This episode was recorded in part at Hazelwood Elementary School in Louisville, KY. Thanks to music teacher Kiara Watts and everyone at Hazelwood 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

8 MIN2 d ago
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Find Your Rhythm!

Rhythm Nation

Rhythm is a pattern! We'll practice listening to rhythms and clapping them back. This is the first of three episodes about rhythm; this episode is aimed at kindergarten and first grade, but everybody will have fun with these tricky rhythms. Additional information, including lesson plans and suggestions for extending the learning, available at musicboxpod.org. This episode was recorded in part at Hazelwood Elementary School in Louisville, KY. Thanks to music teacher Kiara Watts and everyone at Hazelwood 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

7 MIN1 w ago
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Rhythm Nation

How to "Beat" the System

Rocking to a steady beat... and waltzing, and marching, and bopping, and more. This is the final of three episodes about beat; this one is aimed at 4th and 5th grade level, but all ages will have fun counting and stepping. Additional information, including lesson plans and suggestions for extending the learning, available at musicboxpod.org. This episode was recorded in part at Eisenhower Elementary School in Louisville, KY. Thanks to music teacher Jenny Yankey and everyone at Eisenhower 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

8 MIN2 w ago
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How to "Beat" the System

Beat in the Middle

We'll keep exploring that steady beat! This time we'll learn about how beats are grouped in different ways to make time signatures, and we'll move around to a march, a waltz, some jazz, some hip hop, and more. This is the second of three episodes about beat; this episode is aimed at 2nd and 3rd grade levels, but everybody's welcome to bop along. Additional information, including lesson plans and suggestions for extending the learning, available at musicboxpod.org. This episode was recorded in part at Eisenhower Elementary School in Louisville, KY. Thanks to music teacher Jenny Yankey and everyone at Eisenhower 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

6 MIN3 w ago
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Beat in the Middle

All You Can Beat

Beat is STEADY! We'll be moving around to different types of music today -- get ready to tiptoe, skip, walk, and hop. This is the first of three episodes about beat; this episode is aimed at kindergarten & 1st grade, but anyone can jump to the beat! Additional information, including lesson plans and suggestions for extending the learning, available at musicboxpod.org. This episode was recorded in part at Eisenhower Elementary School in Louisville, KY. Thanks to music teacher Jenny Yankey and everyone at Eisenhower 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

7 MINOCT 17
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All You Can Beat

It's Going Down, I'm Yelling Timbre!

Our special music word is "timbre" which means the way something sounds. We'll be using different timbres to tell a story from our imagination -- we'll supply the timbres, you supply the story! This is the final of three episodes about timbre; this episode is aimed at the 4th and 5th grade levels, but everybody enjoys a good story. Additional information, including lesson plans and suggestions for extending the learning, available at musicboxpod.org . 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

6 MINOCT 10
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It's Going Down, I'm Yelling Timbre!

A Visit to Timbre-land

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 musicboxpod.org. 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

10 MINOCT 3
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A Visit to Timbre-land

Shiver Me Timbres

Timbre = the way something sounds! We'll play with different timbres, and we'll use body percussion to make our own thunderstorm. This is the first of three episodes about timbre; this episode is aimed at the kindergarten and first grade level, but is fun for everyone. Additional information, including lesson plans and suggestions for extending the learning, available at musicboxpod.org. 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

8 MINSEP 26
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Shiver Me Timbres

Pitch It Real Good!

Pitch is high, pitch is low -- and we'll use some singers you know (and a few you probably don't) to explore different pitches in the human voice. This is the final of three episodes about pitch; this one is aimed at 4th and 5th grade, but we can all sing along. For more information, including printable lesson plans and ideas for extending the learning, visit us at musicboxpod.org . This episode was recorded in part at Semple Elementary School in Louisville, KY. Thanks to music teacher Penelope Quesada and everyone at Semple 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 BoxTwitter: Music BoxInstagram: Music Box

8 MINSEP 19
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Pitch It Real Good!

Pitch It Good!

High pitch or low pitch or something in between? We'll use pitch to help us know which way to go, and we'll hear different members of the instrument families with high or low pitches. This is the second of three episodes about pitch; this one is aimed at 2nd and 3rd grade, but there's something for everyone here. For more information, including lesson plans and ideas for extending the learning, visit us at musicboxpod.org . This episode was recorded in part at Semple Elementary School in Louisville, KY. Thanks to music teacher Penelope Quesada and everyone at Semple 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 BoxTwitter: Music BoxInstagram: Music Box

7 MINSEP 12
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Pitch It Good!
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