The Bees and the Birds

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Saturday, May 24, 2014

What do Rimsky-Korsakov's Flight of the Bumblebee, Vaughan Williams' Wasp Overture and Respighi’s The Birds have in common? They all paint musical pictures of creatures with wings. You can hear this "nature" music this week on Classics for Kids.

Music used within the program:

Schubert: The Bee

Vaughan Williams: Wasp Overture

Biber: Sonata Representativa

Uccellini: Aria Sopra la Bergamasca

Respighi: The Birds

Walther: Imitation of a Cuckoo Sonata

Handel: Cuckoo and the Nightingale

Vivaldi: Il Giardinello

Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf

Rimsky-Korsakov: Flight of the Bumblebee

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