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Introduce children to classical music in a fun and entertaining way.

Classics For Kids Cincinnati Public Radio

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    • 4.6 • 444 Ratings

Introduce children to classical music in a fun and entertaining way.

    Giuseppe Verdi 4: What's it like to be an Opera Singer?

    Giuseppe Verdi 4: What's it like to be an Opera Singer?

    Opera singer Denyce Graves talks with Naomi Lewin about what it's like to be an international opera star.

    • 6 min
    Giuseppe Verdi 3: The Story of Aida

    Giuseppe Verdi 3: The Story of Aida

    Giuseppe Verdi composed Aida for a new opera house in Cairo, Egypt that opened around the time as the opening of the Suez Canal. Aida is the story of an Ethiopian princess being held captive by Egyptians. One of the Egyptian generals is desperately in love with her, and she's in love with him -- but so is the daughter of the Egyptian king.

    • 6 min
    Giuseppe Verdi 2: What's an Opera?

    Giuseppe Verdi 2: What's an Opera?

    An opera is like a play in which the characters sing all their lines. Opera singers do not use microphones -- their voices are trained, and can fill a whole theater with sound without any amplification. All operas have solo singers and an orchestra -- and a lot of operas have a chorus, too. Operas have been written in many different languages, including English.

    • 6 min
    Giuseppe Verdi 1: About Giuseppe Verdi

    Giuseppe Verdi 1: About Giuseppe Verdi

    Guiseppe Verdi -- "Joe Green," in Italian -- was a great opera composer and Italian patriot. His music became part of the Italian fight for independence and unity.

    • 6 min
    Frederic Chopin 4: Famous Pianist-Composers

    Frederic Chopin 4: Famous Pianist-Composers

    From the time Frederic Chopin was a child, audiences loved to hear him play the piano. A lot of composers were famous as keyboard players, too: Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Liszt...

    • 6 min
    Frederic Chopin 3: Military Music

    Frederic Chopin 3: Military Music

    In his Military Polonaise, Frederic Chopin uses the piano to imitate the drums that accompanied armies marching into battle. A lot of composers have put battle sounds into their music.

    • 6 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
444 Ratings

444 Ratings

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