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Orchestras

Activities

1.  Inside the Orchestra has an active listening playlist!  What instruments can you hear?

2.  Carnegie Hall has a world famous orchestra.  Get an adult’s permission to check out their orchestra map!

3.  The Kennedy Center has a fun, interactive way to recognize some of the instruments in an orchestra.

What does “orchestra” mean? Who decided these specific instruments, in this particular arrangement, would makes up an orchestra? And how have orchestras evolved over time to still remain very popular? 

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