Military Music

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Composers have always enjoyed imitating battle sounds. This week on Classics for Kids, hear examples of instruments and voices at war.

Music used within the program:

Samuel Scheidt: Galliard Battaglia

Andrea Gabrieli: Aria Della Battaglia

António Correa Braga: Batalha

Clément Janequin: La Guerre

Johann Valentin Meder: Sonata Di Battaglia

Claudio Monteverdi: Combattimento

Sergei Prokofiev: Alexander Nevsky

Háry János: Hary Janos

Ludwig van Beethoven: Wellington's Victory

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture

Frederic Chopin: Military Polonaise