Other Composers’ Water Music

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Saturday, June 21, 2014

'Peter Grimes' on The Beach at the Aldeburgh Festival on June 17, 2013 'Peter Grimes' on The Beach at the Aldeburgh Festival on June 17, 2013 (© Robert Workman)

A lot of classical composers wrote pieces that describe rivers, seas and other bodies of water. You can hear these compositions this week on Classics for Kids.

Music used within the program:

Telemann: Water Music

Debussy: La Mer

Britten: Peter Grimes

Sousa: Reine de la Mer

Schubert: Wohin

Grofe: Mississippi Suite

Smetana: Moldau

Strauss: Blue Danube

Handel: Hornpipe from Water Music

 

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