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Gioachino Rossini:

Weather in Music

Depicting a thunderstorm in music was one of Rossini's specialties. Here are some more examples of musical thunderstorms.

Music heard in this episode:

Rossini: Barber of Seville Overture
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6
Haydn: Symphony No. 8 "Evening:" La Tempesta
Vivaldi: Flute Concerto No. 1
Fucik: Thunder and Blazes
Fillmore: Rolling Thunder
Field: Piano Concerto No. 5
R. Strauss: An Alpine Symphony
Bach: St. Matthew Passion
Rossini: William Tell Overture

Learn more about Gioachino Rossini

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This Week's Quiz

What work by Beethoven includes a storm?

 Symphony No. 3 Eroica

 Symphony No. 6 Pastoral

 Symphony No. 9 Choral

 Fur Elise

A thunder sheet is a

 large piece of flexible metal that is shaken to make the sound of thunder

 sail

 tent

 canvas cover

Voices as well as instruments can imitate thunderstorms.

 true

 false

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Gioachino Rossini:

Weather in Music

Depicting a thunderstorm in music was one of Rossini's specialties. Here are some more examples of musical thunderstorms.

Music heard in this episode:

Rossini: Barber of Seville Overture
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6
Haydn: Symphony No. 8 "Evening:" La Tempesta
Vivaldi: Flute Concerto No. 1
Fucik: Thunder and Blazes
Fillmore: Rolling Thunder
Field: Piano Concerto No. 5
R. Strauss: An Alpine Symphony
Bach: St. Matthew Passion
Rossini: William Tell Overture

Learn more about Gioachino Rossini

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

What work by Beethoven includes a storm?

 Symphony No. 3 Eroica

 Symphony No. 6 Pastoral

 Symphony No. 9 Choral

 Fur Elise

A thunder sheet is a

 large piece of flexible metal that is shaken to make the sound of thunder

 sail

 tent

 canvas cover

Voices as well as instruments can imitate thunderstorms.

 true

 false

 

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