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Ralph Vaughan Williams:

Musical Fantasies

Originally, a musical fantasy was a piece that instrumentalists made up as they went along. Eventually, fantasies evolved into pieces that composers built out of various melodies they liked -- like the Scottish folk tunes that Max Bruch put into his Scottish Fantasy for violin and orchestra.

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This Week's Quiz

The term fantasy was first used for musical compositions in what era?

 Classical

 Renaissance

 Impressionist

 Baroque

 Modern

Who was the first to add a chorus into his musical fantasy?

 Mozart

 Haydn

 Bach

 Beethoven

 Copland

Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Greensleeves follows what musical form?

 ABCA

 ABABCCAB

 ABA

 ABCD

 AAB

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Ralph Vaughan Williams:

Musical Fantasies

Originally, a musical fantasy was a piece that instrumentalists made up as they went along. Eventually, fantasies evolved into pieces that composers built out of various melodies they liked -- like the Scottish folk tunes that Max Bruch put into his Scottish Fantasy for violin and orchestra.

Music heard in this episode:

Learn more about Ralph Vaughan Williams

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

The term fantasy was first used for musical compositions in what era?

 Classical

 Renaissance

 Impressionist

 Baroque

 Modern

Who was the first to add a chorus into his musical fantasy?

 Mozart

 Haydn

 Bach

 Beethoven

 Copland

Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Greensleeves follows what musical form?

 ABCA

 ABABCCAB

 ABA

 ABCD

 AAB

 

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