Everybody has a lot of great ideas they like to share. What if you could express them all in a piece of music? Listen to some examples below of how composers express their best ideas in something called a rhapsody.
Episode 15 playlist
Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 When Franz Liszt began to explore new sights and sounds of Hungary, he wrote this rhapsody.
LISTEN Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
Emmanuel Chabrier: Espana This composer got a ton of great ideas for music after a long trip through Spain.
LISTEN Emmanuel Chabrier: Espana
George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue This piece takes inspiration from classical and jazz music, and sounds heard in big cities, like New York City and Boston.
LISTEN George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
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