Dances from Around the World

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Saturday, March 28, 2015

Hungarian folk dancing in Budapest. Hungarian folk dancing in Budapest. (posztos/Shutterstock.com)

Many classical composers wrote dance music, including Brahms, Beethoven, Schubert, Bartok and Dvorak. You can hear some of these toe-tapping compositions this week on Classics for Kids.

Music used within the program:
Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 5
Bartok: Romanian Dances
Schubert: Laendler
Dvorak: Slavonic Dance No. 7
Smetana: Stepping Dance
Haydn: Symphony No. 104
Chopin: Mazuka
Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra
Nietzsche: Mazurka
Mussorgsky: Gopak, Sorochinsky Fair
Beethoven: German Dance No. 1
Beethoven: Contradance No. 7
Beethoven: Creatures of Prometheus
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3

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