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Classics for Kids® is designed to help you learn about classical music and have fun too!

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Naomi Lewin brings classical music's great composers to life through music and stories. Listen to Classics for Kids® on 90.9 WGUC, the WGUC app, or online at classicsforkids.com. You can also subscribe to the Classics for Kids® podcast or enable the Classics for Kids® skill for Amazon Alexa or say "Launch Classics for Kids® for your Google Assistant.

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Classical music is fun at classicsforkids.com. Play games; listen to music and Classics for Kids® programs; and explore instruments, musical history and more.

In the classroom
Classical music can be an exciting tool. The Classics for Kids® lesson plans and teaching resources give teachers practical, effective plans and activities that use classical music to help children learn. They are based on National Standards for the Arts and state Academic Content Standards for Music, as well as the Theory of Multiple Intelligences and Orff, Dalcrose, and Kodaly philosophies.

The Charles H. Dater Foundation

Classics for Kids is sponsored by The Charles H. Dater Foundation.

This month, Classics for Kids features Franz Schubert.
This week's show is Take Me to Your Lieder

Songs in classical music are usually called "art songs." In German, art songs are called Lieder. Franz Schubert was a master of writing Lieder. Each of his songs combines poetry and music, voice and accompaniment, to make a complete musical short story.

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Sticky Notes

A classical music podcast for everyone, whether you are just getting interested in classical music for the first time, or if you've been listening to it and loving it all your life.

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