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Tunes & Tales

Tunes & Tales

Uses the African folktale of Anansi the spider to explore how sounds can convey images and emotions.

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Bridge Sessions easily intersect with state standards for music education, as well as standards for many other classroom subjects. Although no advance preparation is necessary to attend, we encourage teachers to connect Bridge Sessions back to your classrooms. Please contact us if any additional information would be helpful.

Musical Genres
Classical, story-telling

Violin, kora, percussion, voice


  • Introduces stories about Anansi the spider
  • Shows how music and musical instruments can be used to tell stories