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Classical Classroom

Jul 14, 2014

You’re at a classical music concert. The music stops and the crowd goes wild! Wait. No. Only YOU are going wild. And everyone is staring at you. You sink down low in your seat and hide…

Don’t let this happen to you! Listen to this enlightening episode of Classical Classroom with MusicLab intern Zoe Miller to find out when it is and isn’t a good idea to clap, and why. Learn about the movements of a symphony and how to tell where you are in a performance. Yaaaay!

Audio production by Todd “Tiberius” Hulslander with overzealous applause by Dacia Clay.

Music in this episode:
– Symphony No. 6, Op. 74 (Pathetique), mvmts 3 & 4, by Peter Tchaikovsky
– Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op. 90 by Johannes Brahms
– Music from Richard Wagner’s “Parsifal”
– Violin Concerto No. 3 in E major by Niccolò Paganini
– Bugs Bunny as Leopold Stokowski