How to Get to Carnegie Hall

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Saturday, December 29, 2012

An iconic image of classical music: The Carnegie Hall stage set for a piano recital. (Courtesy of Carnegie Hall)

The saying goes, “How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice, practice, practice!” This week on Classics for Kids, learn about some of the famous musicians who made this landmark music hall in New York City famous.

Music used within the program:

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1, third movement

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker, "Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy"

George Gershwin: American in Paris

Antonín Leopold Dvořák: Symphony No. 9, “From the New World”

Sergei Prokofiev: Classical Symphony

John Philip Sousa: Stars and Stripes Forever

Richard Wagner: Die Meistersinger, Overture

Benny Goodman: "Sing, Sing, Sing"

Cesar Espejo: "Airs Tziganes"

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