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Antonio Vivaldi:

Spring Music

Vivaldi is not the only composer who wrote music about the seasons, or about spring. Many other composers wrote springtime music.

Music heard in this episode:

Morley: It was a Lover and his Lass
Schumann: Symphony #1 (Spring)
Mendelssohn: “Spring Song” from Songs Without Words
Beethoven: Violin Sonata #5
Glazunov: The Seasons
Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring
Copland: Appalachian Spring
Strauss: Voices of Spring
Orff: “Ecce Gratum” from Carmina Burana
Vivaldi: “Spring” from The Four Seasons

Learn more about Antonio Vivaldi

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This Week's Quiz

Which of the following composers did NOT write a piece called Spring?

 Robert Schumann

 Felix Mendelssohn

 Ludwig van Beethoven

 Igor Stravinsky

 Leonard Bernstein

Who wrote Appalachian Spring?

 Leonard Bernstein

 John Williams

 Charles Ives

 Aaron Copland

 Scott Joplin

Who wrote The Rite of Spring?

 Igor Stravinsky

 Alexander Borodin

 Modest Mussorgsky

 Sergei Prokofiev

 Dmitri Kabalevsky

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Antonio Vivaldi:

Spring Music

Vivaldi is not the only composer who wrote music about the seasons, or about spring. Many other composers wrote springtime music.

Music heard in this episode:

Morley: It was a Lover and his Lass
Schumann: Symphony #1 (Spring)
Mendelssohn: “Spring Song” from Songs Without Words
Beethoven: Violin Sonata #5
Glazunov: The Seasons
Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring
Copland: Appalachian Spring
Strauss: Voices of Spring
Orff: “Ecce Gratum” from Carmina Burana
Vivaldi: “Spring” from The Four Seasons

Learn more about Antonio Vivaldi

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Which of the following composers did NOT write a piece called Spring?

 Robert Schumann

 Felix Mendelssohn

 Ludwig van Beethoven

 Igor Stravinsky

 Leonard Bernstein

Who wrote Appalachian Spring?

 Leonard Bernstein

 John Williams

 Charles Ives

 Aaron Copland

 Scott Joplin

Who wrote The Rite of Spring?

 Igor Stravinsky

 Alexander Borodin

 Modest Mussorgsky

 Sergei Prokofiev

 Dmitri Kabalevsky

 

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