Keeping the Beat
From Corelli to Kabalevsky
by John Feierabend
Whether you are just getting started with classical music or looking for some uplifting tunes, this CD is for you. With 36 short pieces of classical music, this CD will move you with its upbeat tempo. This music is perfect for dancing with your baby, leading young children in beat motion games, or dancing around the living room by yourself. The music on this CD even has perfect tempos to accompany you while you power-walk!
A great survey of classical music, the selections presented here are in historical order from the seventeenth to the twentieth century and include major and minor tonalities as well as duple and triple meters. Go ahead, try to sit still, you're going to be moved by this music!
Contains 36 selections in chronological order, featuring great performances of works by Corelli, Vivaldi, Bach, Handel, Locatelli, Mozart, Gounod, Offenbach, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Respighi, Kodály, Stravinsky, Prokofiev, Copland, and Kabalevsky. Includes more than 75 minutes of music!
The booklet includes movement activities to accompany the music.
Contents: 1. Concerto No. 10 in C Major: Allegro 2. Concerto No. 11 in B-flat Major: Allemanda, Allegro 3. Concerto No. 12 in F Major: Allegro 4. Concerto in F Major: Giga, Allegro 5. Gloria in D, RV 589: Domine Fili 6. Suite and Dances: Premiere et deuxiéme contredanse 7. Suite No. 3 in D, BWV 1068: Gigue 8. Suite No. 4 in D, BWV 1069: Gavotte 9. Suite No. 4 in D, BWV 1069: Rejouissance 10. Suite No. 2 in b minor, BWV 1067: Bourée I and II 11. Suite No. 2 in b minor, BWV 1067: Menuet 12. Suite No. 2 in b minor, BWV 1067: Badinerie 13. Magnificat: Et exsultavit 14. Water Music: Allegro (Gigue) 15. Fireworks Music: Menuet II
16. Water Music: Menuet 17. Concerto grosso in D Major, Op. 1, No. 5: Allegro 18. Concerto grosso in D Major, Op. 1, No. 9: Allegro 19. Eine kleine Nachtmusik, K. 525: Allegro 20. Eine kleine Nachtmusik, K. 525: Rondo, Allegro 21. Symphony No. 40 in g minor, K. 550: Allegro assai 22. Ballet Music from Faust: Allegretto 23. Gaîté Parisienne: Overture 24. Gaîté Parisienne: Quadrille and Allegro 25. Gaîté Parisienne: Allegro and Allegro
26. Hungarian Dances: No. 18 27. Swan Lake: Spanish Dance 28. The Nutcracker: Overture 29. Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No. 1: Baletto detto “Il Conte Orlando” 30. Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No. 2: Laura Soave 31. Háry János Suite: Viennese Musical Clock 32. Pulcinella Suite: Allegro 33. Symphony #1 in D Major: Gavotte: Non troppo allegro 34. Rodeo: Hoe-Down 35. Romeo and Juliet: Preparation for the Ball
36. The Comedians: Epilogue
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