Fire Music

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Saturday, October 19, 2013

Igor Stravinsky’s ballet “The Firebird” isn’t the only classical piece about fire; it was a topic for many other composers as well. You can hear examples of fiery music this week on Classics for Kids.

Music used within the program:

Igor Stravinsky: Fireworks

Thomas Morley: Fire, Fire

Mateo Flecha: El Fuego

Manuel de Falla: El Amor Bruja, "Danza Rituel del Fuego"

Richard Wager: Siegfried, "Magic Fire Music"

Giuseppe Verdi: Trovatore, "Di Quella Pira"

Henry Cowell: Saturday Night at the Firehouse

Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 59, "Fire"

George Frideric Handel: Royal Fireworks Music

Igor Stravinsky: Firebird, "Infernal Dance"

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