Welcome to FNA 115 listening page. Please visit frequently as new listening assignments will be added every week. 

Here are the examples played for our opening class.  Some of these will be on your listening test.      Opening Class 

Calendar of Oral Reports    Syllabus for Fall, 2010 


For additional listening examples return to the music history portion of ncmcmusic.com and click on Music History.  Here are many more examples plus additional information on your composers and they are divided into four seperate classes.  Just follow the links.


Unit One: Early Music through the 15th and 16th Centuries -- Medieval and The Renaissance Periods

Unit Two: The 17th  Century  --  Baroque Period

Unit Three: 18th  Century -- Classical Period

Unit Four: 19th  Century -- Romantic



From the late 19th century and early 20th century:

Unit Five:  Late  Romantic

Unit Six:  Post Romantic

Unit Seven: Modern Romantic

Unit Eight: Impressionist

Unit Nine: 20th  Century -- Contemporary

Unit Ten: 20th Century -- Jazz, Popular Music, and Broadway.


Entire Selections: (many more to be added)

Bach B Minor Mass Sanctus                                                                                     

Beethoven 6th Symphony 1st Movement                                                                 

Beethoven 9th Symphony 4th Movement                                                                  

Dvorak New World Symphony 2nd Movement                                                          

Handel Water Music                                                                                                  

Gabrielli Sacra Symphony                                                                                         

Gershwin I got Rhythm                                                                                              

Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue                                                                                      

Grieg Piano Concerto 1st Movement                                                                         

Some Music of Sue and Dana Talley:

Opera Arias:

Verdi: Celeste Aida    Puccini: Che Gelida Manina  Addio Fiorito Asil   Ch'ella Mi Creda   Nessun' Dorma     Recondita Armonia

Berceuse  Rossini: Largo Al Factotum   

Oratorio: (With Mormon Tabernacle Choir)*

Handel: Comfort Ye Every ValleyThou Shalt Break Them Thy Rebuke from the Messiah*

Vaughn-Williams: The Call    Bizet: Agnus Dei   Handel:  Freedom Now Arm,   Arm Ye Brave  If With All Your Hearts 

Broadway Arias:

Give Me Your Tired Your Poor  I'll Walk With God   You'll Never Walk Alone

Yours is My Heart Alone

Classical Songs:

Bortniansky: Cherubic Hymn  Histoire  Ravel: Naturelles of Ravel  Dvorak 23rd Psalm

Ombra Mai Fu  Panis Angelicus  Reger: Virgin's Slumber Song     Schubert: Ave Maria

Brahms: Regenlied  Der Tod das ist die Kuhle Nacht  Der Gang zum Liebschen Auf dem Kirchhofe

7 songs of Charles Ives:  The Side Show   Slow March    Religion   Waltz   Down East

Gen William Booth Enters into Heaven      Serenity

These are live recordings of  Sue Talley on the piano:

Beethoven: - Waldstein Beethoven: Sonata, Op. 110 Beethoven: Appassionata Beethoven :Emperor Concerto with Fresno Symphony
  Bach: In You Is Joy Brahms:  Intermezzo In E Flat, Op. 117 No. 1  Brahms: Handel Variations Debussy: Pour le Piano Mvts. 1 & 2
Debussy: La Cathedrale englouti  Debussy: Dr. Gradus  Debussy Claire De Lune Ravel - Ondine
Albeniz - Sevilla  Chopin - Scherzo in C# minor Chopin :Fantasie Impromptu Prokofiev 3rd Piano Sonata
Moussorsgy City Gates Liszt Consolation in E major  Liszt: Liebestraume Liszt Rigoletto Fantasie
Liszt: St Francis de Paule Walking on the Waves Schumann - Aufschwung                            
Franck:  Prelude Chorale & Fugue Talley: Lead Kindly Light Talley Hebrew Medley
Mendelssohn 1st Piano Concerto with Santa Barbara Symphony 2nd & 3rd Mvts in Memory of Sue's Father:
Ole Olson Serenade    


Midterm Listening exam, Spring, 2010

 FINAL Listening EXAM

Here is your final written exam for Spring, 2010