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Franz Schubert
Marche Militaire


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Schubert: Marche Militaire

Marches Not Written for Bands and Parades

Even though Schubert's Marche Militaire has the word "march" in the title, it was never actually meant for anyone to march to. Several other composers wrote march music without bands or parades in mind.

Track list:
Schubert: Marche Militaire
Clarke: Prince of Denmark’s March
Chopin: Piano Sonata in b flat minor
Meyerbeer: Coronation March from Le Prophete
Verdi: Triumphal March from Aida
Wagner: March from Tannhauser
Wagner: Bridal Chorus from Lohengrin
Mendelssohn: Wedding March from A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Tchaikovsky: March from The Nutcracker
Berlioz: March to the Scaffold from Symphonie Fantastique
Williams: Raiders of the Lost Ark
Schubert: Marche Militaire

Classics for Kids Quiz

1. In which opera does the Triumphal March appear?

The Magic Flute

William Tell



2.Who wrote the opera Lohengrin, which contains the traditional wedding march?

Johannes Brahms

Georges Bizet

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Richard Wagner

3. Who wrote the music for the movie Raiders of the Lost Ark?

George Gershwin

John Williams

William Grant Still

Aaron Copland

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