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Zoltán Kodály:

Classical Composers who Used Folk Music

Zoltán Kodály was not the only composer to use folk tunes in the music he wrote. Here are some others.

Music heard in this episode:

Mozart: Variations on Ah, Vous Dirai je Maman
Bartok: Roumanian Dances
Enesco: Roumanian Rhapsody #1
Canteloube: Songs of the Auvergne: Malurous Qu’o uno Fenno
Falla: Concerto for Harpsichord
Alfven: Swedish Rhapsody
Vaughan Williams: Sea Songs
Copland: Old American Songs: I Bought me a Cat
Still: Get on Board
Humperdinck: Hansel and Gretel: Ein Mannlein Steht im Walde
Kodály: Háry János: Intermezzo

Learn more about Zoltán Kodály

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This Week's Quiz

Who wrote a set of variations on the piece that we know as Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star?

 Ludwig van Beethoven

 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

 George Frederick Handel

 Richard Strauss

Bela Bartok and Zoltan Kodaly collected folk music from which country?

 Hungary

 France

 Germany

 Austria

 Italy

Which opera includes several German folk songs?

 Aida

 Tosca

 Hansel and Gretel

 William Tell

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Zoltán Kodály:

Classical Composers who Used Folk Music

Zoltán Kodály was not the only composer to use folk tunes in the music he wrote. Here are some others.

Music heard in this episode:

Mozart: Variations on Ah, Vous Dirai je Maman
Bartok: Roumanian Dances
Enesco: Roumanian Rhapsody #1
Canteloube: Songs of the Auvergne: Malurous Qu’o uno Fenno
Falla: Concerto for Harpsichord
Alfven: Swedish Rhapsody
Vaughan Williams: Sea Songs
Copland: Old American Songs: I Bought me a Cat
Still: Get on Board
Humperdinck: Hansel and Gretel: Ein Mannlein Steht im Walde
Kodály: Háry János: Intermezzo

Learn more about Zoltán Kodály

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Who wrote a set of variations on the piece that we know as Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star?

 Ludwig van Beethoven

 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

 George Frederick Handel

 Richard Strauss

Bela Bartok and Zoltan Kodaly collected folk music from which country?

 Hungary

 France

 Germany

 Austria

 Italy

Which opera includes several German folk songs?

 Aida

 Tosca

 Hansel and Gretel

 William Tell

 

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