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"Infernal Dance" from The Firebird


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Stravinksy: The Firebird

Fire Music

To go with this month's music from Igor Stravinsky’s ballet The Firebird, some more music by composers who were playing with fire.

Track list:
Straninsky: Fireworks
Morley: Fire, Fire
Falla: El Amor Bruja: Danza Rituel del Fuego
Wagner: Siegfried: Magic Fire Music
Verdi: Trovatore: Di Quella Pira
Cowell: Saturday Night at the Firehouse
Haydn: Symphony #59, “Fire”
Handel: Royal Fireworks Music
Stravinsky: Firebird: Infernal Dance

Classics for Kids Quiz

1. What opera includes both gypsies and fire music?

Madame Butterfly

Il Trovatore

La Boheme



2.What is the nickname for Haydn's Symphony No. 59?

The Clock

The Farewell Symphony



Surprise Symphony

3. Who wrote the music for King George's Royal Fireworks?

George Frederick Handel

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

J.S. Bach

Aaron Copland

Ludwig van Beethoven

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