"Meet the Composer"
Introducing twenty of the world's most famous composers from the Baroque, Classical and Romantic period. Meet these talented musicians individually (through our "Meet the Composer" series below) or all twenty in the complete "Sing Your Way to the Classics" program.
Each delightful program includes:
- a summary of Baroque, Classical, and Romantic music
- a brief Biography of the Composer
- a coloring page of the Composer
- a dot-to-dot page of his birth country
- a brief synopsis of his song
- INCLUDES: a FUN version of his song as well as his MASTERPIECE
(both in MP3 format with a fun written version)
This unique approach not only makes learning the classics fun and delightful but easy to remember the name of the composer and the title of his work.
People will think YOU ARE BRILLIANT!!! You will literally "Sing Your Way to the Classics" with each composer.
"MEET THE COMPOSER"
(Start with you favorite - click on his name below.)
Meet some of the best BAROQUE Composers:
- Johann Sebastian Bach - "Minuet in G"
- George Frideric Handel - "Thine be the Glory"
- Johann Pachelbel - "Canon in D
- Antonio Vivaldi - "Spring"
Meet some of the best CLASSICAL Composers:
- Ludvig van Beethoven - "Moonlight Sonata"
- Franz Joseph Haydn - "Emperor's Hymn"
- Wolfgang Amadé Mozart - "The Magic Flute" (from his opera)
Meet some of the best ROMANTIC Composers:
- Hector Berlioz - "Harold in Italy"
- Georges Bizet - "Toreador Song" (from his opera - Carmen)
- Johannes Brahms - "Cradle Song"
- Frédéric François Chopin - "Nocturne (Op.9 No.2)"
- Léo Delibes - "Flower Duet" (from his opera - Lakmé)
- Edvard Grieg - ""Morning Mood" (from "Peer Gynt," a dramatic poem)
- Franz Liszt - "Liebesträume"
- Gioachino Rossini - "William Tell" (overture)
- Robert Schumann - "The Merry Peasant"
- Johann Strauss II - "Du und Du" (from his operetta - "Die Fledermaus")
- Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - "Sleeping Beauty Waltz" (from his ballet)
- Giuseppe Verdi - "La donna è mobile" (from his opera - Rigoletto)
- Richard Wagner - "Ride of the Valkyries" (from his opera series: The Ring Cycle)
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