The_Circus

The_Circus - all hold our breath. Then CRASH the cymbals...

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Welcome to MUSIC The Circus   Click to hear a  circus song!
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When we watch a circus, we hardly ever think of the music, but it’s very  important to the show.  The acrobats are just about to come on, so the band plays a fanfare.
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Acrobats climb long rope ladders up and up until they reach the swings at  the very top of the circus tent. The acrobats are just about to perform a very  difficult trick. So listen to how the band helps them build up the excitement.
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By giving that roll on the drums, the circus band tells us that a very  dangerous trick is about to be performed. We all stare up at the acrobats.  When the band stops playing, there is a moment of terrible hush, when we 
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Unformatted text preview: all hold our breath. Then CRASH the cymbals tell us that the trick has been successfully completed and we can all relax again Listen to this music and see if you can guess which circus act it would be played for. Create your own clown face. Click on the clown Listen to this music and see if you can guess which animal act it would be played for. Circus sound story. Click on the picture. If you are a musician in a circus band, you watch the conductor who tells you when to come in. Click on the conductor to play an instrument match up game....
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course MUSIC 378 taught by Professor Staff during the Winter '08 term at BYU.

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The_Circus - all hold our breath. Then CRASH the cymbals...

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