Marches Not Written for Bands and Parades

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Not all march music was written for military events or parades. This week on Classics for Kids, listen to marches that were written for other purposes, such as weddings and celebrations.

Music used within the program:
Schubert: Marche Militaire
Clarke: Prince of Denmark’s March
Chopin: Piano Sonata in b flat minor
Meyerbeer: Coronation March from Le Prophete
Verdi: Triumphal March from Aida
Wagner: March from Tannhauser
Wagner: Bridal Chorus from Lohengrin
Mendelssohn: Wedding March from A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Tchaikovsky: March from The Nutcracker
Berlioz: March to the Scaffold from Symphonie Fantastique
Williams: Raiders of the Lost Ark
Schubert: Marche Militaire