Composers of Study


Period Composer
Middle Ages Guillaume de Machaut (~1300-1377)
Renaissance Giovanni Palestrina (~1525-1594)
Baroque Antonio Vivaldi  (1678-1741)
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Classical C.P.E.Bach (1714-1788)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Extensive list of Mozart sound files. (Need to register as a member)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
-A beautiful sight, which include virtual concerts.
of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

*Ludwig van Beethoven-Dallas Symphony Orchestra Kid's Site
*Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) -biography, images, activities
Wikipedia-Life and Work of Ludwig van Beethoven
Extensive list of Beethoven sound files. (Scroll down to "Beethoven.")
The Guevara Lock of Beethoven's Hair
Ira F. Brilliant Center for Beethoven Studies
NPR: Beethoven Suffered From Lead Poisoning-Interesting interview from NPR.

Beethoven Manuscript Sells for Nearly 2 Million Dollars-NPR interview
Beethoven's childhood and early years in Bonn, Germany

Images of Beethoven 

Kids Music Corner - interesting facts about Beethoven

Early Romantic Gioachino Antonio Rossini- (1792-1868) (Classics for Kids)
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Romantic Frederik Chopin (1810-1849)
Franz Liszt (1811-1866)
Late/Post Romantic Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921)
Facts about Saint-Saens, and his Danse Macabre
Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)
Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilich (1840-1893)
  ***Peter and the Wolf- story and musical themes***
Modern Romantic Richard Strauss (1864-1949)
Impressionist Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Modern Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)
Contemporary George Gershwin (1898-1934)
  • View a timeline of important musical events.
  • Listening Library -Cincinnati Classical Public Radio's Classics for Kids Website.

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