Weather in Music

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Rossini put thunderstorms into several of his operas before they were movies with spaceships and dinosaurs musical. Thunderstorms were state of the art entertainment special effects so composers love to use them. Probably the most famous musical thunderstorm by someone other than Rossini is the one Ludwik on Beethoven put into his symphony number six after the thunder and lightning in that ferocious storm. The Sun comes out and you can just feel everything dry off and warm up In a set of symphonies. He called morning noon and evening. Frontiers of Haydn included a thunderstorm in the last movement of evening his symphony number eight. There's a lot of weather especially thunderstorm activity in Antonio Vivaldi's four seasons but Vivaldi wrote another concerto called storm at sea in which you can hear the waves being whipped up by the wind and rain lose one of the most famous circus. Marches is thunder and blazes. Boulos Food Chick. The thunder stuff comes at the very beginning. Henry fillmore wrote a march called Rolling Thunder. There was a composer in John Fields. Day who wrote a piano concerto called the storm so field decided to top him with a concerto called. The fire caused by the storm. Sure not only does field have thunder and rain. You can also hear the fire exploding. When Richard Strauss put a thunderstorm into his Alpine symphony he went all out. Strauss included parts for a wind machine and a thunder sheet a large piece of flexible metal. That you shake to make the sound of thunder. Even voices can imitate a thunderstorm in his saint. Matthew Passion Johann Sebastian Bach has a double chorus saying the German words. Blitzer and Donna. But this has nothing to do with reindeer. Blitzer and Donna are German for lightning and thunder.

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