[Editor’s note: It’s the personal opinion of this editor that you can swap out Laurie Berkner permanently for any of these composers. No need to wait until summer. Make it part of every day life. Define the culture of your home before others do. No need to save your sanity if you never let it go.]
[I]f you can get your young kids into classical music…they’ll be primed for more interesting musical taste down the road.
The key is to start with the kind of orchestral works your [children] are most likely to get into on their own. That means short, melodic and upbeat.
Here are 10 kid-tested pieces of classical music to try.
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