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"Galop" from The Comedians


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Kabalevsky: The Comedians

What's a Galop

The kind of galop that Dmitri Kabalevsky put his suite The Comedians has nothing to do with horses. In fact, it's not even spelled the same as a horse's gallop. The one-l galop is a lively dance. Quite a few composers have written galops.

Classics for Kids Quiz

1. What is the time signature for a galop?

6/8

2/4

4/4

3/4


2.Is a galop fast or slow?

Fast

Slow


3. Who wrote the Bandits' Galop?

Felix Mendelssohn

Modest Moussorgsky

Gioachino Rossini

Johann Strauss, Sr.


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