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INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
diploma program

 

LISTENING links

Part 1
Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell) 

Part 2
Hildegard of Bingen: Alleluia, O virga mediatrix (Alleluia, O mediating branch) 
Notre Dame School: Gaude Maria virgo (Rejoice, Virgin Mary) 
Machaut: Ma fin est mon commencement (My end is my beginning) 
Arcadelt: Il bianco e dolce cigno (The White and Sweet Swan) 
Farmer: Fair Phyllis 
Josquin: Ave Maria . . . virgo serena (Hail Mary . . . gentle Virgin) 
Palestrina: Gloria, from Pope Marcellus Mass 
Susato: Three Dances 

Part 3
Cozzolani: Magnificat 
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas, Act III, Opening 
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas, Act III, Lament 
Bach: Cantata No. 140, Wachet auf (Sleepers, Awake), No. 1 
Bach: Cantata No. 140, Wachet auf (Sleepers, Awake), No. 4 
Handel: Messiah, No. 18 
Handel: Messiah, No. 44 
Billings: David's Lamentation 
Handel: Water Music, Suite in D Major, Alla hornpipe 
Vivaldi: Spring, from The Four Seasons (La primavera, from Le quattro stagioni), Op. 8, No. 1, I 
Bach: Contrapunctus 1, from The Art of Fugue 

Part 4

Haydn: String Quartet, Op. 76, No. 3 (Emperor ), II 
Haydn: Symphony No. 100 in G Major (Military), II 
Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik (A Little Night Music), K. 525, I
Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik (A Little Night Music), K. 525, III 
Mozart: Piano Concerto in G Major, K. 453, I 
Beethoven: Piano Sonata in C-sharp Minor, Op. 27, No. 2 (Moonlight), I 
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67, I
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67, II
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67, III & IV
Mozart: Don Giovanni, Act I, scene 2 
Mozart: Dies irae, from Requiem 

Part 5
Schubert: Elfking (Erlkönig) 
Schumann: In the Lovely Month of May, from A Poet’s Love (Dichterliebe) 
Foster: Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair 
Chopin: Mazurka in B-flat Minor, Op. 24, No. 4 
Hensel: September: At the River, from The Year (Das Jahr) 
Gottschalk: The Banjo (Le banjo: Fantasie grotesque) 
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, IV 
Grieg: Peer Gynt, Suite No. 1 (Op. 46), excerpts Morning
Grieg: Peer Gynt, Suite No. 1 (Op. 46), excerpts Mountain King
Brahms: Symphony No. 3 in F Major, III 
Verdi: Rigoletto, Act III, excerpts 
Wagner: Die Walküre (The Valkyrie), Act III, Opening
Wagner: Die Walküre (The Valkyrie), Act III, Finale 
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker, Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker, Trepak (Russian Dance)
Puccini: Madame Butterfly, "Un bel di" 
Fauré: Libera me, from Requiem, Op. 48 
Debussy: Prelude to “The Afternoon of a Faun” (Prélude aÌ€ “L’apreÌ€s-midi d’un faune”) 
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot (Burleigh) 
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot (Fisk) 
Joplin: Maple Leaf Rag 

Part 6
Schoenberg: Pierrot lunaire, Part III, No. 18 
Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring (Le sacre du printemps), Part I, excerpts 
Boulanger: Psalm 24 
Berg: Wozzeck, Act III, scene 4 
Holiday: Billie’s Blues 
Strayhorn: Take the A Train, by the Duke Ellington Orchestra 
Still: Suite for Violin and Piano, III 
Gershwin: Summertime, from Porgy and Bess 
Ives: Country Band March 
Copland: Appalachian Spring, I
Copland: Appalachian Spring, VII
Revueltas: Homage to Federico García Lorca, III, Son 
Bartók: Interrupted Intermezzo, from Concerto for Orchestra 

Part 7
Cage: Sonata V, from Sonatas and Interludes 
Crumb: Caballito negro (Little Black Horse) 
Bernstein: West Side Story, Act I: The Dance at the Gym, Mambo
Bernstein: West Side Story, Act I: Tonight Quintet
Reich: Electric Counterpoint, III 
Dylan: Mr. Tambourine Man 
Corigliano: Prelude, from Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems of Bob Dylan 
Higdon: blue cathedral, excerpt 
Williams: Imperial March, from The Empire Strikes Back 
Tan Dun: Farewell, from Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 
Tavener: A Hymn to the Mother of God 
Adams: Doctor Atomic, “At the sight of this” 

 

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