This week on Classics for Kids, host Naomi Lewin looks at composers who taught themselves how to write music without taking formal lessons, such as Georg Philipp Telemann. Other musicians who didn't receive traditional instruction include Edward Elgar, Amy Beach, George Gershwin and J.S. Bach.
Elgar: Wand of Youth Suite
Joplin: Maple Leaf Rag
Beach: Celtic Symphony
Bach: Violin Concerto in E
Villa-Lobos: Bach Brasileiras No. 5
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
Telemann: Gigue from Suite in D