First Steps in Classical Music: Keeping the Beat from Corelli to Kabalevsky is a component of the First Steps in Music Series by famed early childhood music educator John Feierabend. The CD has 36 short pieces of classical music with upbeat tempos - all are a blast to dance to! A great survey of classical music, the selections are in historical order from the 17th to the 20th century and include major and minor tonalities as well as duple and triple meters. Movement ideas for infants, toddlers, preschool to early elementary and mid to upper elementary ages are given in the liner notes. Each piece is under 3 minutes. This CD of classical music made to get the beat in your feet features works by: Corelli, Vivaldi, Bach, Handel, Locatelli, Mozart, Gounod, Offenbach, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Respighi, Kodaly, Stravinsky, Prokofiev, Copland and Kabalevsky.
Intended for infants to young children.
Over 75 minutes.