Performer: Martin Fröst
Song: Let’s Be Happy
Instrumentation: Clarinet, Chamber Orchestra
Comments: Klezmer music originated in European Jewish communities many centuries ago, but the term “Klezmer,” which refers to the specific genre was coined in the United States in the late 1800’s. The music is usually performed at celebrations, particularly weddings by musicians called Klezmorim. Klezmer is mainly dance music.
Cadenza – An ornamental passage, usually improvised, performed near the end of a song by a soloist.
Next, go to MusicTheory.net and complete the following lessons in preparation for Ukulele playing:
1. The Staff, Clefs, and Ledger Lines
2. Steps and Accidentals
3. Now try a basic note reading quiz
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