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George Frederick Handel:

Other Composers' Water Music

The Water Music that Handel composed may be the most famous classical music associated with water, but there are lots of other composers who wrote watery pieces.

Music heard in this episode:

Telemann: Water Music
Debussy: La Mer
Britten: Peter Grimes
Sousa: Reine de la Mer
Schubert: Wohin
Grofe: Mississippi Suite
Smetana: Moldau
Strauss: Blue Danube
Handel: Hornpipe from Water Music

Learn more about George Frederick Handel

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This Week's Quiz

Which composer did NOT write music that is connected with Water?

 Telemann

 Debussy

 Chopin

 Britten

What is the name of a famous waltz by Johann Strauss Jr.?

 Beautiful Blue Danube

 Waltz of the Flowers

 Sleeping Beauty Waltz

 Minute Waltz

What is a hornpipe?

 waltz

 sailors dance

 minuet

 foxtrot

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

George Frederick Handel:

Other Composers' Water Music

The Water Music that Handel composed may be the most famous classical music associated with water, but there are lots of other composers who wrote watery pieces.

Music heard in this episode:

Telemann: Water Music
Debussy: La Mer
Britten: Peter Grimes
Sousa: Reine de la Mer
Schubert: Wohin
Grofe: Mississippi Suite
Smetana: Moldau
Strauss: Blue Danube
Handel: Hornpipe from Water Music

Learn more about George Frederick Handel

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Which composer did NOT write music that is connected with Water?

 Telemann

 Debussy

 Chopin

 Britten

What is the name of a famous waltz by Johann Strauss Jr.?

 Beautiful Blue Danube

 Waltz of the Flowers

 Sleeping Beauty Waltz

 Minute Waltz

What is a hornpipe?

 waltz

 sailors dance

 minuet

 foxtrot

 

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