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Listen to some memorable melodies in classical music.Unsplash/Lorenzo Spoleti


YourClassical Adventures: Episode 64 - Melodies

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December 11, 2021

Where do you find your favorite melodies in classical music? Join Liz Lyon and listen to beautiful melodies in this episode of YourClassical Adventures.

Episode 64 playlist


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: 12 Variations of “Ah! Vous Dirai-Je, Maman” — This was originally a French melody. Lyrics were added long after it was composed.

LISTEN Amadeus Mozart: 12 Variations of “Ah! Vous Dirai-Je, Maman”

Amadeus Mozart: 12 Variations of “Ah! Vous Dirai-Je, Maman”



Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty Waltz — This was written for the ballet Sleeping Beauty and used in the animated version of the story.

LISTEN Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty Waltz

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty Waltz



Howard Shore: Concerning Hobbits — This was written for the film The Lord of the Rings as a melody that would become synonymous with the Hobbits.

LISTEN Howard Shore: Concerning Hobbits

Howard Shore: Concerning Hobbits



Mozart: Queen of the Night Aria — This is not the easiest tune to sing or hum along to, but it’s fun to try and definitely a catchy melody.

LISTEN Mozart: Queen of the Night Aria

Mozart: Queen of the Night Aria



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