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Water and Waves

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Episode 41 - Water and Waves

Episode 41


June 12, 2021

How many pieces do you know about water? How about Row, Row, Row Your Boat? Enjoy this playlist of classical music that sounds like water and waves.

Episode 41 playlist

Claude Debussy: On a Boat — Can you hear the waves gently flowing back and forth, or hear them rocking up against a boat?

Claude Debussy: On a Boat(En Bateau)

Franz Schubert: Music from the “Trout” Quintet — Can you imagine fish and wildlife jumping in and out of water in this piece?

Franz Schubert: 1st mvt. from the "Trout" Quintet

Richard Wagner: Overture to The Flying Dutchman — This piece is about a sea captain that runs into a terrible storm while out sailing.

Richard Wagner: Overture to The Flying Dutchman

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