Keeping the Beat - CD

From Corelli to Kabalevsky

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Description:

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.

Format: CD

TRACKS INCLUDED ON ALBUM

TITLE ARTIST TIME
1
Concerto No. 10 in C Major: Allegro (Corelli) 2:33
2
Concerto No. 11 in B-flat Major: Allemanda, Allegro (Corelli) 2:26
3
Concerto No. 12 in F Major: Allegro (Corelli) 2:26
4
Concerto in F Major: Giga, Allegro (Corelli) 2:45
5
Gloria in D, RV 589: Domine Fili (Vivaldi) 2:29
6
Suite and Dances: Premiere et deuxiéme contredanse (Rameau) 1:59
7
Suite No. 3 in D, BWV 1068: Gigue (Bach) 2:41
8
Suite No. 4 in D, BWV 1069: Gavotte (Bach) 1:56
9
Suite No. 4 in D, BWV 1069: Rejouissance (Bach) 2:28
10
Suite No. 2 in b minor, BWV 1067: Bourée I and II (Bach) 1:43
11
Suite No. 2 in b minor, BWV 1067: Menuet (Bach) 1:12
12
Suite No. 2 in b minor, BWV 1067: Badinerie (Bach) 1:23
13
Magnificat: Et exsultavit (Bach) 2:29
14
Walter Music: Allegro - Gigue (Handel) 1:49
15
Fireworks Music: Menuet II (Handel) 2:22
16
Walter Music: Menuet (Handel) 2:17
17
Concerto grosso in D Major, Op. 1, No. 5: Allegro (Locatelli) 2:08
18
Concerto grosso in D Major, Op. 1, No. 9: Allegro (Locatelli) 2:05
19
Eine kleine Nachtmusik, K. 525: Allegro (Mozart) 1:43
20
Eine kleine Nachtmusik, K. 525: Rondo, Allegro (Mozart) 2:58
21
Symphony No. 40 in g minor, K. 550: Allegro assai (Mozart) 2:05
22
Ballet Music from Faust: Allegretto (Gounod) 1:31
23
Gaîté Parisienne: Overture (Offenbach) 2:47
24
Gaîté Parisienne: Quadrille and Allegro (Offenbach) 1:58
25
Gaîté Parisienne: Allegro and Allegro (Offenbach) 1:41
26
Hungarian Dances: No. 18 (Brahms) 1:26
27
Swan Lake: Spanish Dance (Tchaikovsky) 2:42
28
The Nutcracker: Overture (Tchaikovsky) 2:52
29
Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No. 1: Baletto detto "II Conte Orlando" (Respighi) 1:24
30
Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No. 2: Laura Soave (Respighi) 1:24
31
Háry János Suite: Viennese Musical Clock (Kodály) 2:08
32
Pulcinella Suite: Allegro (Stravinsky) 1:50
33
Symphony No. 1 in D Major: Gavotte: Non troppo allegro (Prokofiev) 1:47
34
Rodeo: Hoe-Down (Copland) 2:18
35
Romeo and Juliet: Preparation for the Ball (Kabalevsky) 1:44
36
The Comedians: Epilogue (Kabalevsky) 2:22

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