Duration refers to how music flows. In this module, children play with musical excerpts that feature different tempos to help them differentiate between slow and fast passages. Discover music excerpts played by:
the harpsichordist Luc Beauséjour, pianist Alain Lefèvre and the Ensemble Caprice and you will hear excerpts of musical works such as the Valse minute by Chopin, Lullaby by Brahms and Toccata in D Minor by J.S. Bach.

A Mystery Song

Fast music

Peter Heidrich’s Happy Birthday Variations, performed by Angèle Dubeau & La Pietà

In the manner of Ragtime

Jean Matitia’s The Devil’s Rag, performed by the Gaulin-Riverin Duo    

Slow music

Peter Heidrich’s Happy Birthday Variations, performed by Angèle Dubeau & La Pietà

In the manner of Schumann

Peter Heidrich’s Happy Birthday Variations, performed by Angèle Dubeau & La Pietà

Theme                                                                                                                      

Johannes Brahms’ Lullaby, performed by Angèle Dubeau & La Pietà

Heroes listen!

Fast music

Frederic Chopin: Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58 – II. Scherzo: Molto Vivace, performed by Charles Richard-Hamelin

Frederic Chopin: Waltz No. 6, performed by Richard Raymond                       

Slow music

Arvo Pärt: Spiegel im spiegel, performed by Angèle Dubeau & La Pietà

Maurice Ravel: Pavane pour une infante défunte, performed by André Laplante

Chameleon food Part 1

Fast music

Traditional: Devil’s Reel, performed by Angèle Dubeau & La Pietà                                                                                                                      

Frédéric Chopin: Minute Waltz (No. 6), performed by Richard Raymond

Georgy  Shenderyov: Russian Dance, performed by Alexander Sevastian

Frédéric Chopin: Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58: II. Scherzo: Molto vivace, performed by Charles Richard-Hamelin

Jean Matitia: The Devil’s Rag, performed by Duo Gaulin-Riverin                            

Franz Joseph Haydn: Divertimento: III. Allegro di molto, performed by Stéphane Tétreault and Marie-Ève Scarfone

Slow music

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 9: I. Poco sostenuto – Vivace, performed by the Orchestre symphonique

Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel: Bist du bei mir BWV 508, performed by Karina Gauvin

Ludwig van Beethoven: Septet in E Flat major, Op. 20: II. Adagio cantabile, performed by OSM Chamber Soloists

Reinhold Glière: Pieces, Op. 35 No. 10, Notturno, performed by Alain Trudel, Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Johannes Brahms: Lullaby, performed by Angèle Dubeau & La Pietà

Charles Ives: The Unanswered Question, performed by Ensemble Caprice

Chameleon food Part 2

Fast music

Aaron Copland: Hoe-Down, performed by Angèle Dubeau & La Pietà 

Alessandro Marcello: Concerto for Oboe in D Minor, performed by Tafelmusik||

George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue, performed by the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, Alain Lefèvree

Carl Binder: Overture to «Orpheus in the Underworld» (Jacques Offenbach): Allegro confuoco, performed by Angèle Dubeau & La Pietà

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B-flat Major, Op. 60: I. Adagio. Allegro Vivace, performed by the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal

Slow music

J.S. Bach: Concerto in D minor, BWV 974, after the concerto for Oboe: II. Adagio, performed by Luc Beauséjour

J.S. Bach: Suite No. 3 in D Major BWV 1068: III. Air, performed by Tafelmusik

Éric Satie: Gymnopédie No. 1, performed by Valérie Milot                        

Arvo Pärt: Spiegel im Spiegel, performed by Angèle Dubeau & La Pietà                                                                                                                 

Maurice Ravel: Pavane for a dead Princess, performed by André Laplante