Listen to Aaron Copland's - Appalachian Spring: Variations on a Shaker Tune
This music makes use of a very old tune. The tune is played many times in different ways. Sometimes quietly, sometimes loud. Sometimes fast, sometimes slow. How many times can you hear the tune repeated?
Listen to Johann Sebastian Bach's - Brandenburg Concerto No2, Movement/Part 1 - by clicking on the link above.
Question - Can you hear the trumpet?
Why do you think this symphony was called, 'Surprise'?
Where was Haydn born?
Which famous family did he work for?
Haydn wrote many symphonies - try to find out how many he wrote?
Listen to Piano Sonata No. 11 in A: Turkish Rondo by clicking on the word Mozart above.
Where was Mozart born?
What instruments could he play as a child?
How old was he when he died?
The structure of the music is ABCDECABC+coda with each section (except the coda) repeated twice.
Can you hear all these sections?