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Scott Joplin:

Classical Music and the Movies

Lots of movies use classical music. Sometimes, that music is such a big part of the movie that the two become linked forever.

Music heard in this episode:

Joplin: Entertainer
Pachelbel: Canon
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4, 1st Movement
Catalani: La Wally, 'Ebben, Ne Andro Lontano
Richard Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra
Johann Strauss Jr.: On the Beautiful Blue Danube
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21
Barber: Adagio for Strings
Wagner: Ride of the Valkyries
Saint Saens: Symphony No. 3

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This Week's Quiz

Scott Joplin's music was relatively unknown until it appeared in what movie?

 Star Wars

 Lord of the Rings

 Shrek

 The Sting

 ET

2001: A Space Odyssey used music by what composer?

 Ludwig Von Beethoven

 Wolfgang A. Mozart

 Richard Strauss

 John Philip Sousa

 Aaron Copland

What instrument is featured in Camille Saint-Saens Symphony No. 3?

 Trumpet

 Organ

 Violin

 Piano

 Timpani

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Scott Joplin:

Classical Music and the Movies

Lots of movies use classical music. Sometimes, that music is such a big part of the movie that the two become linked forever.

Music heard in this episode:

Joplin: Entertainer
Pachelbel: Canon
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4, 1st Movement
Catalani: La Wally, 'Ebben, Ne Andro Lontano
Richard Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra
Johann Strauss Jr.: On the Beautiful Blue Danube
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21
Barber: Adagio for Strings
Wagner: Ride of the Valkyries
Saint Saens: Symphony No. 3

Learn more about Scott Joplin

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Scott Joplin's music was relatively unknown until it appeared in what movie?

 Star Wars

 Lord of the Rings

 Shrek

 The Sting

 ET

2001: A Space Odyssey used music by what composer?

 Ludwig Von Beethoven

 Wolfgang A. Mozart

 Richard Strauss

 John Philip Sousa

 Aaron Copland

What instrument is featured in Camille Saint-Saens Symphony No. 3?

 Trumpet

 Organ

 Violin

 Piano

 Timpani

 

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