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about what to do once your homework is finished, your chores are done, and you have played all of your computer games? We have the solution for you: oneline music jigsaw puzzles! These are free, fun puzzles that feature a variety of instruments. You can play your favorite puzzles over and over again to see if you can beat your best time. Don't forget to listen for the click when you place a piece correctly. The best part is that all of the pieces are there--there are no missing pieces!

Did you know that orchestras can create fairy tales? Frederick Delius did! He composed his tone poem called Eventyr (Once Upon a Time) for orchestra in 1917. Inspired by a fairy tale from Norway, "Eventyr", which means "adventure", premiered in London on 11 January 1919, under the direction of Henry Wood. After an introduction, the bassoons and then the other woodwinds play a fantastic theme. The strings play a second theme, which becomes more intense with the addition of another subject in counterpoint. Several climactic moments happen before the creation of a fairy world, which is characterized by a descending chromatic theme for strings, celesta, and harp. The piece concludes with the return of earlier material and ends with a quiet closing section.

It is never too early to start learning about music! Even if your child has not started learning to play a musical instrument, they can learn about instruments, how to read music, stories about music and composers, and more. Click here to check out all kinds of fun and interactive music games!

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