"Proud To Be  
A
New Yorker"
Grade 7 Interdisciplinary Project
Coxsackie-Athens Middle School
Music Links
The links below will help you complete the Music portion of the brochure.  Please make sure that
3/4 of the page is written work.  These are just some ideas and suggestions.  We encourage you to
explore the websites and go beyond the initial link we are providing for you.  There are many,
many more Music related topics that you could explore. If you have questions please see Mr.
Richards, Mr. Kent, Mrs. Tator, Mrs. Krajeski, or Mr. Magee.
Page Created By Debbie Tator on July 27th, 2009
Pictures From: Carnegie Hall from:  thedailynews.com ; Picture of the Metropolitan Opera house from andreas-praefcke.de ; Picture of Lincoln
Center from
broadwayworld.com ; Picture of George and ira Gershiwn from forbes.com ; Picture of Billy Joel from movieeye.com ;
FAMOUS NEW YORK COMPOSERS AND SINGERS
THE HISTORY OF BROADWAY AND CURRENT BROADWAY MUSICALS
With all the streets in NYC why
Broadway for the most spectacular
shows around?  Well, click on the link
above to find out why and how
Broadway became the premier show
spot in the city.
Click on the link above to get a listing
and description of current Broadway
shows. Also, click on
Broadway.com
to find out more about the musicals and
cast.
HISTORY OF CARNEGIE HALL
Click on the link above to explore
Carnegie hall's three stages.
Click on the link above to learn about
Carnegie Hall history.
Click on the link above to find out
about the history of the Metropolitan
Opera.
Here is another link from New York
City theater.com to find out more
facts about the Metropolitan Opera.
Click on the link above to research
Lincoln Center.
THE METROPOLITAN OPERA AND LINCOLN CENTER
Click on the link above to find out
more about these amazing brothers
from Brooklyn, NY.  You can click
on the picture to the right and it will
take you to the Forbes article about
the two brothers.
Did you know that Billy Joel was born
in the Bronx?  Find out more
interesting facts about this GREAT
song writer and muscian by clicking the
link above. If you click on the picture
to the left you can get the lyrics to his
songs.
I lost count at 50, but I am sure if you go to the link above you will see some familar
and some not so familiar names that are famous for composing, singing, or playing
music.  Did you know, Neil Diamond, Sammy Davis Jr., Michael Jackson, Oscar
Hammerstein, Cyndi Lauper, Jay Z, Jennifer Lopez, and Chrisitna Aguilara (just to
name a VERY FEW) were all born in NY.  Go to the website above and you can
chose from a long, long list of people.  Make sure they are muscians,
songwriter/composers, singers, etc.