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Franz Liszt:

Romani, or Gypsy Music

Franz Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsodies were greatly influenced by gypsy, or Romani music. Brahms, Telemann and Verdi are among the many composers were attracted to this distinctive music.

Music heard in this episode:

Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody #2
Traditional: Gypsy Suite II
Brahms: Hungarian Dance #5
Brahms: Zigeungerlieder: “Brauner Bursche”
Brahms: Piano Quartet #1: 4th mvt (Gypsy Rondo)
Telemann: Gypsy Sonata
Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen
Ravel: Tzigane
Aleksandra Vrebalov: Pannonia Boundless
Bizet: Carmen: Les tringles des sistres tintaient” (Bohemian Song)
Verdi: La traviata: “Noi siamo zingarelle”
Verdi: Il trovatore: Anvil Chorus (“Vedi! Le fosche”)
Corigliano: The Red Violin: The Gypsies
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody #3

Learn more about Franz Liszt

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This Week's Quiz

What instrument was important to Romani music?

 Piano

 Violin

 Bass Drum

 Trumpet

Which composer was not influenced by Romani, or gypsy, music?

 Johannes Brahms

 Maurice Ravel

 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

 Pablo de Sarasate

Which opera has a gypsy as its title character?

 Madame Butterfly

 The Barber of Seville

 Turandot

 Carmen

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Franz Liszt:

Romani, or Gypsy Music

Franz Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsodies were greatly influenced by gypsy, or Romani music. Brahms, Telemann and Verdi are among the many composers were attracted to this distinctive music.

Music heard in this episode:

Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody #2
Traditional: Gypsy Suite II
Brahms: Hungarian Dance #5
Brahms: Zigeungerlieder: “Brauner Bursche”
Brahms: Piano Quartet #1: 4th mvt (Gypsy Rondo)
Telemann: Gypsy Sonata
Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen
Ravel: Tzigane
Aleksandra Vrebalov: Pannonia Boundless
Bizet: Carmen: Les tringles des sistres tintaient” (Bohemian Song)
Verdi: La traviata: “Noi siamo zingarelle”
Verdi: Il trovatore: Anvil Chorus (“Vedi! Le fosche”)
Corigliano: The Red Violin: The Gypsies
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody #3

Learn more about Franz Liszt

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

What instrument was important to Romani music?

 Piano

 Violin

 Bass Drum

 Trumpet

Which composer was not influenced by Romani, or gypsy, music?

 Johannes Brahms

 Maurice Ravel

 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

 Pablo de Sarasate

Which opera has a gypsy as its title character?

 Madame Butterfly

 The Barber of Seville

 Turandot

 Carmen

 

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