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Saturday, April 13, 2013

'Polonaise under the sky' by Kornelli Szlegel. 'Polonaise under the sky' by Kornelli Szlegel. (Wikipedia Commons)

Where does the polonaise come from and when was it played? This week’s Classics for Kids program will tell you all about this form of music.

Music used within the program:

Frederic Chopin: Polonaise in B Flat

Emmanuel Chabrier:Fête Polonaise

John Philip Sousa: Presidential Polonaise

Modest Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov 

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin

Franz Schubert: Polonaise

Antonín Dvořák: Polonaise 

Anatol Konstantinovich Liadov: Polonaise

Frederic Chopin: Polonaise No. 1 in G Minor

Frederic Chopin: Military Polonaise 

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