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Johann Sebastian Bach

George Frideric Handel

Antonin Dvorak

Franz Joseph Haydn

  • ArtsAlive Great Composers: Haydn
    After you read the brief biography, click on the "RELATED INFORMATION" link for an extended version.
  • Classics for Kids: Haydn
    After you read the biography, be sure to click "View past Classics for Kids shows about Haydn" in the upper left corner of the page.
  • Joseph Haydn DSO
    Brief information on Haydn including a listening example
  • Haydn's "Surprise" Symphony
    Information on Haydn's "Surprise" Symphony
  • Haydn
    An amazing tool for information on Haydn's works, his life and his music. Check out the "About/bio" section for great biographical information.
  • Haydn's 3rd Symphony
    Information about Haydn's 3rd Symphony. Click "Recordings" to listen to sections.

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General Information about Composers

  • Classics for Kids from Cincinnati Public Radio
    Listen to music by many different composers and hear biographies that include listening to the compositions. There are games, and you can even compose your own music.
  • New York Philharmonic Kidzone
    Information about composers as well as instruments and even some games to play!
  • Arts Alive
    Information about composers, an instrument lab, and games and activities. From the National Arts Centre in Canada.
  • DSO Kids
    Composers, instruments, and music theory from the Dallas Symphony Orchestra
  • Keeping Score
    Listen to compositions and follow the score. From the San Francisco Symphony.
  • Composer Time Machine
    Click on the Composer Time Machine. Find your composer by their era. Look for the play buttons at the bottom right when you click on these "shows" a narrator will give you important information on your composer.
  • National Public Radio
    Use this link to find and listen to examples of your composers music. It also provides information on many composers most famous works. Type your composers name into the search field and see what comes up.

Ludwig von Beethoven

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

George Gershwin

Peter Ilych Tchaikovsky

Antonio Vivaldi

Johannes Brahms

Igor Stravinsky

Aaron Copland

John Philip Sousa


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