Keeping the Beat

From Corelli to Kabalevsky

Item #: CD-493     Status: Available

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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

TRACKS INCLUDED ON ALBUM

TITLE ARTIST TIME
4
Concerto in F Major N/A
11
Suite No. 2 in b minor N/A
22
Ballet Music from Faust: Allegretto N/A
27
Swan Lake: Spanish Dance N/A
33
Symphony #1 in D Major: Gavotte: Non troppo allegro N/A

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