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"