Sometimes there is a sudden, loud sound in music called an accent. It's a sound that pops out at you. Tune in to the latest episode of Classical Kids Corner to hear some examples of accents in music.
Episode 23 playlist
Franz Joseph Haydn: Surprise Symphony - 2nd movement Have you ever yelled "surprise" to someone on their birthday? Accents are kind of like that.
LISTEN Franz Joseph Haydn: Surprise Symphony - Second movement
Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 - Opening movement How many strong, accented notes can you count in this piece?
LISTEN Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 - Opening movement
Claude Debussy: The Sea Can you hear accents coming from any percussion instruments in this piece?
LISTEN Claude Debussy: The Sea
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