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George Frederick Handel
"Hornpipe" from Water Music

 

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Handel: Water Music

Other Composers' Water Music

The Water Music that Handel composed may be the most famous classical music associated with water, but there are lots of other composers who wrote watery pieces.

Track list:
Telemann: Water Music
Debussy: La Mer
Britten: Peter Grimes
Sousa: Reine de la Mer
Schubert: Wohin
Grofe: Mississippi Suite
Smetana: Moldau
Strauss: Blue Danube
Handel: Hornpipe from Water Music

Classics for Kids Quiz

1. Which composer did NOT write music that is connected with Water?

Telemann

Debussy

Chopin

Britten


2.What is the name of a famous waltz by Johann Strauss Jr.?

Beautiful Blue Danube

Waltz of the Flowers

Sleeping Beauty Waltz

Minute Waltz


3. What is a hornpipe?

waltz

sailors dance

minuet

foxtrot


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