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Franz Schubert
Marche Militaire


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Schubert: Marche Militaire

Firsts for the New Year

A collection of musical firsts, including the first string quartet, the first use of trombones in a symphony, and the first professional musician to make a recording.

Track list:
Haydn: String Quartet #1
Sammartini: Symphony in F
Beethoven: Symphony #5
Beethoven: Symphony #9
Paganini: Caprice #24
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody #2
Beethoven: Rage Over a Lost Penny
Lully: Minuet
Mozart: Symphony #39

Classics for Kids Quiz

1. Who is known as the father of the symphony?

Johann Sebastian Bach

Franz Joseph Haydn

Felix Mendelssohn

Antonio Vivaldi

Ludwig van Beethoven

2.Which was the first symphony to use singers?

Mozarts Symphony #41

Beethovens Symphony #9

Brahms Symphony #4

3. What did Jean Baptiste Lully use to conduct?

a thin, wandlike stick

his hands

a long pole

a flag

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