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Franz Liszt:

Classial Music Superstars

Inspired by violinist Niccolo Paganini, Franz Liszt became a piano superstar. Many classical music superstars followed, including Jan Paderewski, Jenny Lind, Van Cliburn, Enrico Caruso, Yo-Yo Ma and Lang Lang.

Music heard in this episode:

Paganini: Caprice #24 for Solo Violin
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody #2
Paderewski: Minuet in G
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto #1: 1st mvt
Bishop: Lo! Here the Gentle Lark!
Leoncavallo: Pagliacci: “Vesti la giubba”
Puccini: Turandot: “Nessun dorma”
Bach: Toccata and Fugue in d
Bernstein: West Side Story: "America"
Hummel: Trumpet Concerto: 3rd mvt
Bach: Unaccompanied Cello Suite #1: Gigue
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody #2

Learn more about Franz Liszt

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This Week's Quiz

Who was the only musician to receive a ticket-tape parade in New York City?

 Leonard Bernstein

 Aaron Copland

 Mario Lanza

 Van Cliburn

Who was known as the Swedish Nightingale?

 Jenny Lind

 Amy Beach

 Clara Schumann

 Fanny Mendelssohn

Who shook hands with Mickey Mouse?

 Yo-Yo Ma

 Leonard Bernstein

 Leopold Stokowski

 Enrico Caruso

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Franz Liszt:

Classial Music Superstars

Inspired by violinist Niccolo Paganini, Franz Liszt became a piano superstar. Many classical music superstars followed, including Jan Paderewski, Jenny Lind, Van Cliburn, Enrico Caruso, Yo-Yo Ma and Lang Lang.

Music heard in this episode:

Paganini: Caprice #24 for Solo Violin
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody #2
Paderewski: Minuet in G
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto #1: 1st mvt
Bishop: Lo! Here the Gentle Lark!
Leoncavallo: Pagliacci: “Vesti la giubba”
Puccini: Turandot: “Nessun dorma”
Bach: Toccata and Fugue in d
Bernstein: West Side Story: "America"
Hummel: Trumpet Concerto: 3rd mvt
Bach: Unaccompanied Cello Suite #1: Gigue
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody #2

Learn more about Franz Liszt

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Who was the only musician to receive a ticket-tape parade in New York City?

 Leonard Bernstein

 Aaron Copland

 Mario Lanza

 Van Cliburn

Who was known as the Swedish Nightingale?

 Jenny Lind

 Amy Beach

 Clara Schumann

 Fanny Mendelssohn

Who shook hands with Mickey Mouse?

 Yo-Yo Ma

 Leonard Bernstein

 Leopold Stokowski

 Enrico Caruso

 

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