Musical Jokes

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Saturday, May 23, 2015

Peter Schickele is celebrating 50 years of PDQ Bach. Peter Schickele is celebrating 50 years of PDQ Bach. (Courtesy of the artist)

Everyone likes a good joke and musicians are no exception. Listen to Classics for Kids this week to hear some great musical humor from composers such as Mozart and Haydn.  

Music used within the program:

L. Mozart: Toy Symphony

W. A. Mozart: A Musical Joke

Haydn: Symphony No. 90

Haydn: Symphony No. 94

Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture

Schickele/P.D.Q. Bach: 1712 Overture

Mozart: Horn Concerto

Flanders and Swan: Ill Wind

Kabalevsky: Galop from The Comedians

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