Here are the titles, composers, and dates of the listening test examples.
 
The test will be "drop the needle".  I will start somewhere in the piece that contains major themes and play approximately 30 seconds.  You will be required to list the title, composer, and date of composition.
 
 
Marking Period 1
The Four Seasons: "Winter" by Antonio Vivaldi, 1725
Pictures at an Exhibition: "The Great Gate of Kiev" by Modest Mussorgsky, 1874
Die Walküre: "Ride of the Valkyries" by Richard Wagner, 1876
Billy the Kid: "Mexican Dance and Finale" by Aaron Copland, 1938
"Rest" by Frank Techeli, 2010
 
Marking Period 2
Symphony #5 in C minor: Mvt. I "Allegro con brio" by Ludwig van Beethoven, 1808
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: "Wedding March" by Felix Mendelssohn, 1842
Peer Gynt, Suite No. 1: "In the Hall of the Mountain King" by Edvard Grieg, 1876
Second Suite in F major: "Fantasia on the Dargason" by Gustav Holst, 1911 (pub. 1922)
"Elegy for a Young American" by Ronald Lo Presti, 1964
 
Marking Period 3
Prelude and Fugue No. 1 in C Major: The Well-Tempered Klavier, Book I by Johann Sebastian Bach, 1722 YouTube
Piano Sonata #8 In C Minor, Op. 13, "Pathétique" - Mvt. 1. Grave, Allegro Di Molto E Con Brio by Ludwig van Beethoven, 1798
Nocturne #8 in D-flat, Opus 27/2 by Fredrick Chopin, 1836 (pub. 1837)
The Engulfed Cathedral by Claude Debussy, 1910 YouTube
Sonata V: Sonatas and Interludes by John Cage, 1948
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