Classical Music That Uses Folk Songs

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Saturday, July 20, 2013

Many classical composers used folk tunes in their music. It turns up in all kinds of places. Find out where this week on Classics for Kids.

Music used within the program:

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Variations on “Ah, Vous Dirai Je Maman”

Max Bruch: Scottish Fantasy

Béla Bartók: Roumanian Dances

George Enescu: Roumanian Rhapsody No. 1

Gustav Holst: St. Paul’s Suite

Percy Grainger: Lincolnshire Posy

Aaron Copland: Billy the Kid

Glenn Gould: American Salute

Grant Still: Get on Board

Ludwig van Beethoven: Wellington’s Victory

Charles Ives: Country Band March 

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