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Dmitri Kabalevsky:

Musical Jokes

Even though classical music is sometimes referred to as "serious music," a lot of times it just isn't. Serious, that is -- classical composers wrote some very funny music.

Music heard in this episode:

Leopold Mozart: Toy Symphony
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: A Musical Joke
Haydn: Symphony #90
Haydn: Symphony #94
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
Schickele/P.D.Q. Bach: 1712 Overture
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Horn Concerto
Flanders and Swan: Ill Wind
Kabalevsky: Galop from The Comedians

Learn more about Dmitri Kabalevsky

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Which family of musicians liked to write musical jokes?

 Bach

 Mozart

 Strauss

Who wrote the Surprise Symphony?

 Franz Joseph Haydn

 Robert Schumann

 Franz Schubert

 Aaron Copland

Peter Schickele plays musical jokes under the name of

 Chris Rock

 Papa Haydn

 P.D.Q. Bach

 Flanders and Swan

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Dmitri Kabalevsky:

Musical Jokes

Even though classical music is sometimes referred to as "serious music," a lot of times it just isn't. Serious, that is -- classical composers wrote some very funny music.

Music heard in this episode:

Leopold Mozart: Toy Symphony
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: A Musical Joke
Haydn: Symphony #90
Haydn: Symphony #94
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
Schickele/P.D.Q. Bach: 1712 Overture
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Horn Concerto
Flanders and Swan: Ill Wind
Kabalevsky: Galop from The Comedians

Learn more about Dmitri Kabalevsky

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Which family of musicians liked to write musical jokes?

 Bach

 Mozart

 Strauss

Who wrote the Surprise Symphony?

 Franz Joseph Haydn

 Robert Schumann

 Franz Schubert

 Aaron Copland

Peter Schickele plays musical jokes under the name of

 Chris Rock

 Papa Haydn

 P.D.Q. Bach

 Flanders and Swan

 

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