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Flight of the Bumblebee


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Rimsky-Korsakov: Flight of the Bumblebee

Composer Teachers and their Students

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov spent years as a professor at the St. Petersburg Conservatory. Many of his students became famous composers themselves: Anatol Liadov, Alexander Glazunov, and Igor Stravinsky. A lot of famous composers studied with each other.

Track list:
Liadov: Polonaise
Glazunov: Violin Concerto
Stravinsky: Petrouchka
Respighi: Pines of Rome
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto #4
Leopold Mozart: Trumpet Concerto
Haydn: Symphony #44
Mozart: Symphony #25
Hummel: Piano Sonata #4
Beethoven: Symphony #1
Salieri: La Veneziana Symphony
Schubert: Symphony #4
Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Guitar Concerto #1
Williams: Raiders of the Lost Ark

Classics for Kids Quiz

1. Who studied with Rimsky-Korsakov?

Piotr Tchaikovsky

Alexander Glazunov

Sergei Prokofiev

Modest Mussorgsky


2.Who learned to compose from his father?

Ludwig van Beethoven

Aaron Copland

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Claude Debussy

Franz Liszt


3. Who learned to write film music from Castelnuovo-Tedesco?

Aaron Copland

Leonard Bernstein

Sergie Prokofiev

John Williams

Bernard Herrmann


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