Music Appreciation Assignment

September 27, 2011
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Attention 8th Period Music Appreciation:

go to links.

click on “Dafnis…” under People of Interest

click to enter his website

click on “Artist Statement” on the left-hand side.

Read his statement, and then respond with 5-8 Sentences.  Be clear and support yourself.  Overall, what do you think about his view and belief?


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September 26, 2011
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Happy Homecoming!!

here are some videos to get your spirit going. we watched these on thursday in music appreciation.  what do you think?

and here is one with some quality drumming


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Short Week (monday-thursday)

September 18, 2011
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Hello Everyone!

special thanks to all of those that made it out friday evening to see Bloco Maximo.  we look forward to playing again for you all.  as of right now, that may very well be on december 8th.

here is a short clip from friday night

all kinka recordings are still not up.  seem to be having trouble getting things figured out with my new computer.

here is a really motivating interview from one of my favorite drummers.


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Week 1 in the BOOKS!

September 9, 2011
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Congrats to all of those that made it through their first week.  I personally look forward to having a FULL week of instruction with you next week.

Attention to everyone in Percussion and Music Appreciation:  check your page in the lower right hand corner.


Grades will be updated by Sunday 5 pm.

check this out:

a different style of Ewe Music, Adzogbo.  The lead drummer is Ruben Agbeli and the lead dancer is Nani Agbeli.  Be sure to check out his site.

and if you have time, this

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September 3, 2011
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Welcome to TURN THE BEAT AROUND!!!  This is a blog to inform the current students of Mr. Flygt about almost everything they need to know – ever.  Take some time to look around.  You will find your assignments, special instructions, and many resources to help you better explore the world of music.

Here is our first featured clip:

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A Music Educator with a strong love for percussion. At Lane Tech we work on building confidence and proficiency in music. You can reach me at aflygt@cps.edu. Be sure to follow us on twitter!!! @LaneTechHSMusic. THIS IS NOT A COMMUNICATION AVENUE FOR CURRENT STUDENTS.