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Franz Schubert:

Firsts for the New Year

A collection of musical firsts, including the first string quartet, the first use of trombones in a symphony, and the first professional musician to make a recording.

Music heard in this episode:

Haydn: String Quartet #1
Sammartini: Symphony in F
Beethoven: Symphony #5
Beethoven: Symphony #9
Paganini: Caprice #24
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody #2
Beethoven: Rage Over a Lost Penny
Lully: Minuet
Mozart: Symphony #39

Learn more about Franz Schubert

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This Week's Quiz

Who is known as the father of the symphony?

 Johann Sebastian Bach

 Franz Joseph Haydn

 Felix Mendelssohn

 Antonio Vivaldi

 Ludwig van Beethoven

Which was the first symphony to use singers?

 Mozarts Symphony #41

 Beethovens Symphony #9

 Brahms Symphony #4

What did Jean Baptiste Lully use to conduct?

 a thin, wandlike stick

 his hands

 a long pole

 a flag

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Franz Schubert:

Firsts for the New Year

A collection of musical firsts, including the first string quartet, the first use of trombones in a symphony, and the first professional musician to make a recording.

Music heard in this episode:

Haydn: String Quartet #1
Sammartini: Symphony in F
Beethoven: Symphony #5
Beethoven: Symphony #9
Paganini: Caprice #24
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody #2
Beethoven: Rage Over a Lost Penny
Lully: Minuet
Mozart: Symphony #39

Learn more about Franz Schubert

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Who is known as the father of the symphony?

 Johann Sebastian Bach

 Franz Joseph Haydn

 Felix Mendelssohn

 Antonio Vivaldi

 Ludwig van Beethoven

Which was the first symphony to use singers?

 Mozarts Symphony #41

 Beethovens Symphony #9

 Brahms Symphony #4

What did Jean Baptiste Lully use to conduct?

 a thin, wandlike stick

 his hands

 a long pole

 a flag

 

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