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Gustav Holst:

Music for Students

St. Paul's Girls' School in London has a sign that says: "Gustav Holst wrote The Planets and taught here." Holst composed his St. Paul's Suite for the student orchestra at St. Paul's Girls' School. Many other composers wrote music for students to perform.

Music heard in this episode:

Holst: St. Paul's Suite: Jig
Vivaldi: Bassoon Concerto in F, mvt. 3
Schubert: Symphony #1, mvt. 1
Seitz: Student Concerto #2, mvt. 1
Mozart: Piano Concerto #17, mvt. 1
J. S. Bach: Two-Part Invention #8 in F, BWV 779
Schumann: Album for the Young: Harvest Song
Tchaikovsky: Children's Album: Toy Soldiers
Quantz: Vivace Alla Francese in D
Paisiello: Piano Concerto #2
Copland: Outdoor Overture
Higdon: blue cathedral
Holst: Brook Green Suite, Dance mvt. 3

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This Week's Quiz!

Antonio Vivaldi taught at a school for girls in what city?

 Paris, France

 St. Petersburg, Russia

 New York City, New York

 Venice, Italy

What did Bach call the keyboard exercises he wrote for his students?

 Sonatas

 Concertos

 Inventions

 Preludes

What Holst composition is named for the London neighborhood where St. Paul's Girls' School is located?

 blue cathedral

 Brook Green Suite

 Outdoor Overture

 Album for the Young

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Gustav Holst:

Music for Students

St. Paul's Girls' School in London has a sign that says: "Gustav Holst wrote The Planets and taught here." Holst composed his St. Paul's Suite for the student orchestra at St. Paul's Girls' School. Many other composers wrote music for students to perform.

Music heard in this episode:

Holst: St. Paul's Suite: Jig
Vivaldi: Bassoon Concerto in F, mvt. 3
Schubert: Symphony #1, mvt. 1
Seitz: Student Concerto #2, mvt. 1
Mozart: Piano Concerto #17, mvt. 1
J. S. Bach: Two-Part Invention #8 in F, BWV 779
Schumann: Album for the Young: Harvest Song
Tchaikovsky: Children's Album: Toy Soldiers
Quantz: Vivace Alla Francese in D
Paisiello: Piano Concerto #2
Copland: Outdoor Overture
Higdon: blue cathedral
Holst: Brook Green Suite, Dance mvt. 3

More shows about Gustav Holst

About Gustav Holst
The Planets
English Composers Who Loved Folk Songs

Learn more about Gustav Holst

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz!

Antonio Vivaldi taught at a school for girls in what city?

 Paris, France

 St. Petersburg, Russia

 New York City, New York

 Venice, Italy

What did Bach call the keyboard exercises he wrote for his students?

 Sonatas

 Concertos

 Inventions

 Preludes

What Holst composition is named for the London neighborhood where St. Paul's Girls' School is located?

 blue cathedral

 Brook Green Suite

 Outdoor Overture

 Album for the Young

 

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