How Suite It Is

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Saturday, January 18, 2014

In music, a suite doesn’t mean that a piece of music is sugary and sweet. So, what does it mean? Find out this week on Classics for Kids.

Music used within the program:

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite

François Couperin: “Bourée” from L’Impériale

J.S. Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 2

J.S. Bach: “Gigue” from Cello Suite No. 1

Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite

Georges Bizet: Carmen Suite

Dmitri Shostakovich: Ballet Suite No. 3

William Grant Still: Folk Suite No. 2

Ferde Grofé: “On the Trail” from Grand Canyon Suite

Gabriel Fauré: Dolly Suite

Edward Elgar: Wand of Youth Suite No. 2

Sergei Prokofiev: “Troika” from Lt. Kije Suite

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