Classical Belt

The Classical Challenge Belt explores many famous melodies from various composers throughout history including Mozart, Puccini, Bach, Tchaikovsky, Mendelssohn, Offenbach, Rossini, Sibelius and Grieg. Many are from operas or large orchestra works. The melodies of these pieces include new meters, form, notes, fingerings, rhythms, and styles. To successfully earn this belt, you must perform  Extra resources 5 of the 9 pieces in this packet. You do not have to play them all at once. You can learn a few and then come back to this belt at another time.

I have included some listening links for fun. Watch these videos to hear some amazing performances of these pieces.

discover this Mozart

Die Vogelfanger (The Birdcatcher) from The Magic Flute

vogelfanger Puccini

Musetta’s Waltz

musettaswaltz Bach

Minuet in G


busco mujer soltera en argentina Tchaikovsky

March from The Nutcracker Suite


speed dating in evansville indiana Mendelssohn

Nocturne from A Midsummer Night’s Dream

nocturne Offenbach

Finale from Orpheus

orpheus Rossini

William Tell Overture


This Site Grieg

In the Hall of the Mountain King

With Dubstep! Example #2

mountianking Sibelius

Prayer from Finlandia

On Guitar Example #2

With a Flashmob! Example #3