The Classical Music Minute

Ever wonder who were the Florentine Camerata? Where did the conductor’s baton come from? Or the difference between Opera Buffa and Opera Seria? These little nuggets of classical music trivia are what this podcast is all about. Come hop around music history with me, as we take a minute to get the scoop!

The World's Oldest Known Musical Instrument The Classical Music Minute

DescriptionWhat is the oldest known instrument to exist today? Take a minute to get the scoop!Fun FactThe Paleolithic, also called the Old Stone Age (from Greek palaios – old, lithos – stone), is a period in prehistory, distinguished by the original development of stone tools, that covers 99% of the period of human technological prehistory. It extends from the earliest known use of stone tools by hominins c. 3.3 million years ago, to the end of the Pleistocene c. 11,650 cal BP.About Steven, HostSteven is a Canadian composer living in Toronto. He creates a range of works, with an emphasis on the short-form genre—his muse being to offer the listener both the darker and more satiric shades of human existence. If you're interested, please check out his website for more. Member of the Canadian League Of Composers.__________________________________________________________________You can FOLLOW ME on Instagram. 👋On a personal note, please consider a coffee donation. 🤓☕️It's thirsty work creating content for TCMM. Many sleepless nights spent crafting that perfect one-minute episode or editing my latest fab interview as a bonus episode for your listening pleasure. 🎙🤔📚 But a cup of coffee is always welcome to keep my creativity flowing. 🎼☕️✍🏽🙏Got a topic? Pop me an email at: TCMMPodcast@Gmail.comA Note To Music Students et al.All recordings and sheet music are available on my site. I encourage you to take a look and play through some. Give me a shout if you have any questions.Support the show
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