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My dad did try to connect us to all sorts of music through his record collection. I have a separate pile of records filled with just music for children. I’ve mentioned the Teddy Bears Picnic album in a previous show.

But my parents made sure we weren’t only listening to the classic children’s tunes, they made sure we knew what real classical music was. And they bought records like this one that helped make that connection at a young age.

So get ready for a musical journey spanning more than two centuries as the young ones are introduced to some great composers in Volume 149: Classics for Kids.

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Credits and Copyrights:

Mitch Miller & His Orchestra – A Child’s Introduction To Great Composers
Label: Golden Records (2) – A198:4
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album
Released: 1956
Genre: Classical, Children’s
Style: Classical, Romantic, Educational, Opera, Modern

Gavotte
Composed in 1730 By – Johann Sebastian Bach

Finale From Symphony No. 88
Composed in 1787 By – Franz Joseph Haydn

Turkish Rondo From Piano Sonata In A Major
Composed in 1783 By – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Dance Of The Clowns From A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Composed in 1826 By – Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

The Minute Waltz
Composed in 1847 By – Frédéric Chopin

The Happy Farmer From Album For The Young
Composed in 1848 By – Robert Schumann

Hungarian Dance No. 5
Composed in 1869 By – Johannes Brahms

Children’s Dances From Hansel And Gretel
Composed in 1893 By – Engelbert Humperdinck

Rumanian Dance
Composed in 1915 By – Béla Bartók

March From Peter And The Wolf
Composed in 1936 By – Sergei Prokofiev

I do not own the rights to this music. ASCAP, BMI licenses provided by third-party platforms for music that is not under Public Domain.

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