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Georges Bizet:

Jewish Composers (for Chanukah)

Georges Bizet was not Jewish, his father-in-law was. Bizet married the daughter of his composition professor, Jacques Halevi. To celebrate Chanukah, we learn about some other Jewish composers of classical music, including Salamone Rossi, Leonard Bernstein, Darius Milhaud, Jacques Offenbach and Aaron Copland.

Music heard in this episode:

Salomone Rossi: Songs of Solomon: Barchu
Milhaud: Suite Provencale
Offenbach: Can Can from Orpheus in the Underworld
Meyerbeer: Le Prophete
Korngold: The Adventures of Robin Hood
Castelnuevo-Tedesco: Concerto for 2 Guitars, Op. 201
Elmer Bernstein: Magnificent Seven
Leonard Bernstein: Chichester Psalms
Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man
Gershwin: American in Paris
Halevy: La Juive

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Christmas Carols in Classical Music
Firsts for the New Year

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This Week's Quiz

Which Italian composer wrote religious music that sounds like madrigals?

 Antonio Vivaldi

 Arcangelo Corelli

 Salomone Rossi

 Giuseppe Verdi

Which composer found work composing film scores in Hollywood?

 Erich Korngold

 Charles Ives

 Scott Joplin

 Leonard Bernstein

Who wrote the music to The Magnificent Seven?

 Leonard Bernstein

 Aaron Copland

 George Gershwin

 Elmer Bernstein

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Georges Bizet:

Jewish Composers (for Chanukah)

Georges Bizet was not Jewish, his father-in-law was. Bizet married the daughter of his composition professor, Jacques Halevi. To celebrate Chanukah, we learn about some other Jewish composers of classical music, including Salamone Rossi, Leonard Bernstein, Darius Milhaud, Jacques Offenbach and Aaron Copland.

Music heard in this episode:

Salomone Rossi: Songs of Solomon: Barchu
Milhaud: Suite Provencale
Offenbach: Can Can from Orpheus in the Underworld
Meyerbeer: Le Prophete
Korngold: The Adventures of Robin Hood
Castelnuevo-Tedesco: Concerto for 2 Guitars, Op. 201
Elmer Bernstein: Magnificent Seven
Leonard Bernstein: Chichester Psalms
Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man
Gershwin: American in Paris
Halevy: La Juive

More shows about Georges Bizet

About Georges Bizet
Harmonic Texture in the Farandole
Christmas Carols in Classical Music
Firsts for the New Year

Learn more about Georges Bizet

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Which Italian composer wrote religious music that sounds like madrigals?

 Antonio Vivaldi

 Arcangelo Corelli

 Salomone Rossi

 Giuseppe Verdi

Which composer found work composing film scores in Hollywood?

 Erich Korngold

 Charles Ives

 Scott Joplin

 Leonard Bernstein

Who wrote the music to The Magnificent Seven?

 Leonard Bernstein

 Aaron Copland

 George Gershwin

 Elmer Bernstein

 

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