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Some Classical All-Stars Suggestions

It’s time to start thinking about making your choices for KDFC’s Classical All-Stars… you can vote until January 7th. But with so many to choose from (here’s the link to the full ballot, and you can always write-in works if your favorites are missing) maybe this little montage might remind you of a title or two you’ve forgotten.

Some Classical All-Stars Suggestions


Here’s a list of the pieces in the montage (click and scroll over the space below to reveal the names):

  1. Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring (Simple Gifts)
  2. Aram Khachaturian:  Adagio from Spartacus
  3. Leo Delibes: Lakme “Flower Duet”
  4. Edvard Grieg: “In the Hall of the Mountain King” from the Peer Gynt Suite
  5. Antonin Dvorak: Cello Concerto
  6. Georges Bizet: “Seguidilla” from Carmen
  7. Franz Schubert: “Trout” Quintet (mvt. 4: Theme and Variations)
  8. Giacomo Puccini: “Nessun Dorma” from Turandot
  9. Sergei Prokofiev: “Dance of the Knights” from Romeo and Juliet
  10. Bedrich Smetana: “The Moldau” from Ma Vlast
  11. George Frideric Handel: “Largo” from Xerxes
  12. Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Guitar in D Major
  13. Hector Berlioz:  “Un Bal” from Symphonie Fantastique
  14. George Gershwin: An American in Paris
  15. Gustav Holst: “Jupiter” from The Planets


Written by:
Jeffrey Freymann
Jeffrey Freymann
Published on 05.11.2018