Incidental Music

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Incidental music creates a mood for what’s going on in a movie or play. This week on Classics for Kids, hear examples of incidental music by such composers as Mendelssohn, Kabalevsky and John Williams.

Music used within the program:  

Kabalevsky: Galop from The Comedians

Williams: E.T., Flying Theme

Purcell: The Indian Queen

Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Beethoven: Egmont

Schubert: Rosamunde

Copland: Our Town

Kabalevsky: Galop from The Comedians