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Classical 101

Music Goes to the Dogs...(and Chickens, and Donkeys, and Fish)

From the very beginning, musicians have found inspiration in flora and fauna.  Ferde Grofe took us on a burro ride On the Trail in the Grand Canyon Suite. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tvGgWlJTaGA Gioachino Rossini built an opera around The Thieving Magpie. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nNgkuA4pbhw Telemann wrote a violin concerto called The Frogs... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l1Zsk55I2Ww ...and a symphony known as The Crickets. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uzDZy1Jn1lk With those in mind, here's a little quiz put together by NPR's Tom Huizenga to see if you can figure out which animal is represented in the music you'll hear.  Good luck! Take the test at Pet Sounds: The NPR Critter Music Quiz