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Symphonies for Schools: Music & Deafness

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How do hearing and Deaf artists experience and share the beauty of music?

Enjoy this filmed episode for our Symphonies for Youth learning program aimed at grades 3–6 about deafness, Deaf culture, and Deaf artists. This episode is framed around Beethoven’s experience with deafness and a repertoire that includes music by Beethoven, Caroline Shaw, and Gabriela Lena Frank.


Gabriela Lena FRANK  Tres Homenajes: Compadrazgo: I. Scherzo para Sipán
Caroline SHAW  limestone & felt
BEETHOVEN  String Quartet No. 13 in B-Flat major, Op. 130: V. Cavatina

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