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Dmitri Kabalevsky:

What's a Galop

The kind of galop that Dmitri Kabalevsky put his suite The Comedians has nothing to do with horses. In fact, it's not even spelled the same as a horse's gallop. The one-l galop is a lively dance. Quite a few composers have written galops.

Music heard in this episode:

Kabalevsky: Galop from The Comedians
Johann Strauss, Sr.: Chinese Galop
Johann Strauss, Sr.: BanditsÂ’ Galop
Johann Strauss, Jr.: Klipp-Klapp Galop
Lanner: Tourbillon Galop (Whirlwind)
Schubert: Grazer Galop
Waldteufel: Grande Vitesse Galop
Smetana: Bayadere Galop
Liszt: Grand Galop Chromatique
Gottschalk: Tournament Galop
Sousa: Galop On Wings of Lightning
Ponchielli: Dance of the Hours from La Gioconda

Learn more about Dmitri Kabalevsky

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This Week's Quiz

What is the time signature for a galop?

 6/8

 2/4

 4/4

 3/4

Is a galop fast or slow?

 Fast

 Slow

Who wrote the Bandits' Galop?

 Felix Mendelssohn

 Modest Moussorgsky

 Gioachino Rossini

 Johann Strauss, Sr.

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Dmitri Kabalevsky:

What's a Galop

The kind of galop that Dmitri Kabalevsky put his suite The Comedians has nothing to do with horses. In fact, it's not even spelled the same as a horse's gallop. The one-l galop is a lively dance. Quite a few composers have written galops.

Music heard in this episode:

Kabalevsky: Galop from The Comedians
Johann Strauss, Sr.: Chinese Galop
Johann Strauss, Sr.: BanditsÂ’ Galop
Johann Strauss, Jr.: Klipp-Klapp Galop
Lanner: Tourbillon Galop (Whirlwind)
Schubert: Grazer Galop
Waldteufel: Grande Vitesse Galop
Smetana: Bayadere Galop
Liszt: Grand Galop Chromatique
Gottschalk: Tournament Galop
Sousa: Galop On Wings of Lightning
Ponchielli: Dance of the Hours from La Gioconda

Learn more about Dmitri Kabalevsky

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

What is the time signature for a galop?

 6/8

 2/4

 4/4

 3/4

Is a galop fast or slow?

 Fast

 Slow

Who wrote the Bandits' Galop?

 Felix Mendelssohn

 Modest Moussorgsky

 Gioachino Rossini

 Johann Strauss, Sr.

 

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