What’s A Concerto?

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What’s a concerto? This week on Classics for Kids, hear some definitions plus examples by some of the world’s greatest composers.

Music used within the program:
J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2
Torelli: Concerto
Vivaldi: Four Seasons – Autumn
Hummel: Trumpet Concerto
Haydn: Cello Concerto
Vaughan Williams: Tuba Concerto
James MacMillan: Veni, Veni Emanuel
Mozart: Flute and Harp Concerto
Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 1
Handel: Concerto Grosso Op. 6  No. 1 in C Major
J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2