Classical Musical Superstars

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Saturday, June 13, 2015

Franz Liszt was a piano superstar, following in the footsteps of violinist Niccolo Paganini. This week on Classics for Kids, hear from Liszt, Paganini and more classical music superstars.

Music used within the program:

Paganini: Caprice 24 for Solo Violin

Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2

Paderewski: Minuet in G

Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1, first movement

Henry Bishop: “Lo! Here the Gentle Lark” 

Leoncavallo: Pagliacci: “Vesti la giubba”

Puccini: Turandot: “Nessun dorma”

Bach: Toccata and Fugue in d minor

Bernstein: West Side Story: ”America”

Hummel: Trumpet Concerto, third movement

Bach: Unaccompanied Cello Suite No. 1, Gigue

Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2

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