Click on any of the videos below to hear the selection that will be performed at the Discovery concert.

Download or print hand-outs for each selection. Handouts include:

– Summary of the story being told through the music
– Brief listening guide for the selection
– Composer biography
– Facts about the country or geographic area from which the composer or story originates
– “Symphony Spotlight” section
– Questions and activities for students to explore on their own!


Overture to William Tell, by Giaocchino Rossini

William Tell

(start listening at 8:31)

Garland Waltz from The Sleeping Beauty, by Pyotr Illyich Tchaikovsky

Sleeping Beauty

The Sea and Sinbad’s Ship from Scheherazade, by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov


In the Hall of the Mountain King from Peer Gynt Suite no. 1, by Edvard Grieg

Peer Gynt

Danse Macabre, by Camille Saint-Saëns

Danse Macabre

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