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Dmitri Kabalevsky:

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.

Music heard in this episode:

Kabalevsky: Galop from The Comedians
Johann Strauss, Sr.: Chinese Galop
Johann Strauss, Sr.: BanditsÂ’ Galop
Johann Strauss, Jr.: Klipp-Klapp Galop
Lanner: Tourbillon Galop (Whirlwind)
Schubert: Grazer Galop
Waldteufel: Grande Vitesse Galop
Smetana: Bayadere Galop
Liszt: Grand Galop Chromatique
Gottschalk: Tournament Galop
Sousa: Galop On Wings of Lightning
Ponchielli: Dance of the Hours from La Gioconda

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Musical Jokes
About Dmitri Kabalevsky
Incidental Music
The Comedians Suite

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This Week's Quiz

What is the time signature for a galop?

 6/8

 2/4

 4/4

 3/4

Is a galop fast or slow?

 Fast

 Slow

Who wrote the Bandits' Galop?

 Felix Mendelssohn

 Modest Moussorgsky

 Gioachino Rossini

 Johann Strauss, Sr.

Classics For Kids

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Dmitri Kabalevsky:

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.

Music heard in this episode:

Kabalevsky: Galop from The Comedians
Johann Strauss, Sr.: Chinese Galop
Johann Strauss, Sr.: BanditsÂ’ Galop
Johann Strauss, Jr.: Klipp-Klapp Galop
Lanner: Tourbillon Galop (Whirlwind)
Schubert: Grazer Galop
Waldteufel: Grande Vitesse Galop
Smetana: Bayadere Galop
Liszt: Grand Galop Chromatique
Gottschalk: Tournament Galop
Sousa: Galop On Wings of Lightning
Ponchielli: Dance of the Hours from La Gioconda

More shows about Dmitri Kabalevsky

Musical Jokes
About Dmitri Kabalevsky
Incidental Music
The Comedians Suite

Learn more about Dmitri Kabalevsky

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

What is the time signature for a galop?

 6/8

 2/4

 4/4

 3/4

Is a galop fast or slow?

 Fast

 Slow

Who wrote the Bandits' Galop?

 Felix Mendelssohn

 Modest Moussorgsky

 Gioachino Rossini

 Johann Strauss, Sr.

 

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