The most famous movement from "The Carnival Of The Animals" (1886) by French composer Camille Saint-Saens(1835-1921). The musical setting for Pavlova's legendary "Dying Swan."
Music by Johann Strauss II(1825-1899), the Viennese Waltz King, 1866, perhaps his most famous waltz.
Music & words by Irving Berlin(1888-1989), 1911. A turkey trot, one of the early Berlin standards.
Originally an 1873 published poem, "My Western Home," by Kansas native Brewster M. Higley, set to music by his friend Daniel E. Kelly. The first line of the celebrated chorus was originally "A home! A home!" and became "Home, home on the range..." in John Lomax's 1910 version. Officially the Kansas State Song as of 1947 and unofficially as much the anthem of the Old American West as any song in existence.
Words & music by Irving Berlin, from the musical "Stop! Look! Listen!" (1915).