Benjamin Britten: Pizzicato and Other Terms

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Saturday, April 16, 2016

A sheet of music. A sheet of music. (Tune_Driver/Flickr)

Building on last week's episode, looking at Benjamin Britten's Simple Symphony, Classics for Kids explains some of the musical terms that composers like Britten use in their works, including pizzicato and other words that describe volume, tempo and more.

Program Playlist:

Britten: Simple Symphony, "Playful Pizzicato"

Rossini: The Barber of Seville, "Piano, pianissimo"

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5

Rossini: The Barber of Seville, Overture

Rossini: The Barber of Seville, Thunderstorm

Handel: Largo

Barber: Adagio

Weber: Andante e rondo

Fiocco: Allegro

Poulenc: Presto

Hummel: Trumpet Concerto

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