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Please enjoy listening to some of the most
beautiful music in the world. We owe a great
debt to these composers and musicians.

~ Rose McKinley ~
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Bach Signature

Air (on the G String)

Brandenburg Concerto No. 3

Cantata Sinfonia

Cantata No. 207 - "Let The Trumpets Sound"

Concerto No. 3 in D-minor for Harpsichord

Fugue in D-minor

Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring

Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B-minor (Badinerie)

Prelude and Fugue No. 1 in C

Sheep May Safely Graze


Victorian Girl and Pup


Bagatelle No. 25 in A - "Fur Elise"

"Moonlight" Sonata

"Ode To Joy" from the
Fourth Movement, Symphony No. 9

"Eroica" from Symphony No. 3 in Eb

Symphony No. 5

Symphony No. 6 in F - "Pastorale"

Symphony No. 9 in D-minor, Op. 125

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GEORGES BIZET (1838-1875)

Habanera to "Carmen" Opera

Overture to "Carmen" Opera

Prelude from "L'Arlesienne" - Suite No. 1

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Ballades, Op. 10

Hungarian Dance No. 1 in G

Hungarian Dance No. 2 in D-minor

Hungarian Dance No. 3 in F

Tragic Overture, Op. 81

Valse No. 15 - "Lullaby"

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24 Preludes, Op. 28

Barcarolle, Op. 60

Etude No. 3 in E, Op. 10

Fantaisie-Impromptu in C#, Op. 66

Nocturne in Eb, Op. 9, No. 2

Nocturne No. 10 in Ab, Op. 32, No. 2

Polonaise in Ab - "Heroic," Op. 53

Valse in C#, Op. 64, No. 1 - "La Valse Minute"

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CLAUDE DEBUSSY (1862-1918)

Arabesque No. 1 in E

Clair de Lune

La Fille aux Cheveux de Lin

Prelude a l'Apres-Midi d'un Faune

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EDVARD GRIEG (1843-1907)

"Anitra's Dance" from Peer Gynt Suite I

"Hall Of The Mountain King" from Peer Gynt Suite I

Piano Concerto in A-Minor, Op. 16,
1st Movement, from Peer Gynt Suite I

Victorian Terrier and Baby


Air and Variations in E - "The Harmonious Blacksmith"

Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (Solomon)

Hallelujah Chorus

Largo - "Ombra mai fu" from Xerxes

Water Musik Suite No. 2 in D - "Alle Hornpipe"

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Armida Overture

Cello Concerto in C, Hob. 7 No. 1 (Moderato)

Miniature Piano Concert

Symphony No. 45 in F# - "Farewell" (1st Movement)

Symphony No. 77 (4th Movement)

Symphony No. 85 in Bb

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FRANZ LISZT (1811-1886)

Dance of Death - "Totentanz"

Grande Etude de Paganini - "La Campanella"

Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2

Liebestraume No. 3

Mephisto Waltz in A

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Jubilate Deo

Piano Concerto No. 21 in C (Allegro)

Piano Sonata No. 10 in C

Serenade No. 13 in G for Strings - "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik"

Sonata in A (with Rondo alla Turca)

Symphony No. 40 in G-minor

Symphony No. 41 in C   - "Jupiter"


After Mozart passed away, the town drunk heard some strange noises coming from the grave site. Terrified, he ran and got the priest. He bent close to the headstone and heard some faint, unrecognizable music. The frightened priest got the town magistrate. He listened for a minute and said, "Ah, yes, that's Mozart's Symphony No. 41 being played backward. And there's the 40th ... the 39th ... 38th ..." Then he stood up and said, "Nothing to worry about. It's just Mozart decomposing."

~ Author Unknown ~

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Che Gelida Manina from "La Boheme"

E Lucevan Le Stelle from "Tosca"

Nessun Dorma from "Turandot"

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Echantillon du Chant de Noel a l'Italienne

Largo al Factotum, Aria from "The Barber of Seville"

La Gaza Ladra ("The Thievish Magpie")

Stabat Mater (Introduction)

William Tell Overture

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Kaiser Waltz

On The Beautiful Danube, Op. 314

Roses From The South

Tales From The Vienna Woods, Op. 325

Voices Of Spring

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Dance of the Reed Flutes - "The Nutcracker Suite"

Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy - "The Nutcracker Suite"

Overture - "The Nutcracker Suite"

Russian Dance - "The Nutcracker Suite"

Swan Lake - "The Nutcracker Suite"

Waltz of the Flowers - "The Nutcracker Suite"

Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-minor, Op. 23 (1st Movement)


The New Composers' Dictionary

Adagio Frommagio
To play in a slow and cheesy manner.

Angus Dei
To play with a divine, beefy tone.

A Patella
Unaccompanied knee-slapping.

A sensible, inexpensive brass instrument.

Dill Piccolino
A wind instrument that plays only sour notes.

A musical entrance that is somewhere
in the vicinity of the correct pitch.


Reader's Digest, January 2004
Submitted by E. T. Thompson

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GIUSEPPE VERDI (1813-1901)

Quartet from Act 3 of "Rigoletto"

Brindisi from "La Traviata"

De'Miei Bollenti Spiriti from "La Traviata"

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Concerto in G-minor (1st Movement)

Concerto No. 6 in A - "L'Estro Armonica"

Double Violin Concerto in A-minor (Allegro)

'Spring' from "The Four Seasons"

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RICHARD WAGNER (1813-1883)

Bridal Chorus - "Lohengrin"

Die Walkure - "Feuerzauber"

Die Walkure - "Ride of the Valkyrie"

Tannhauser - "Grand March"

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Ludwig van Beethoven


"Where is God my Maker, who gives songs in the night?"
(Job 35:10, NIV)

Ludwig van Beethoven, one of the world's greatest musicians, was born into a musical family in Germany. As a child, he spent many lonely hours practicing his music every day.

By the age of eleven, he was already composing his own music and conducting an orchestra. In his late teens, he went to Vienna for further study. There, he reached fame though not fortune.

One evening as he was out walking, he passed a cobbler's house where he heard someone inside practicing one of his compositions. As he stopped to listen, he overheard a girl say that she wished she could hear a real musician play it properly.

Beethoven went into the house and, noticing the young lady at the piano was blind, offered to play the piece for her. He did so for more than an hour and while he did, darkness fell and the lone candle in the room had gone out.

Outside in the night sky, the moon shone brightly and sent its radiant beams glistening into the room where Beethoven sat playing beautiful music. He was so inspired by the appreciation of his music by the young lady and the beauty of the atmosphere in the room that he composed his famous "Moonlight Sonata."

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Do you ever feel that your dreams have been shattered and you feel all alone in the darkness of despair? I certainly have. However, when our lives are committed to Christ, it's in these "dark nights of the soul" when God is working in us to help us grow, to give us more understanding of life and compassion for others that, in time, will bring back the music into our lives.

SUGGESTED PRAYER: "Dear God, thank you for the dark nights you have led me through ... dark nights that have helped me grow, become a healthier, happier and more whole person, and given me a much greater understanding of others. Gratefully, in Jesus' name. Amen."

From "Daily Encounter" (c) Dick Innes 2001.
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