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Music for Fireworks

What kind of music reminds you of fireworks or big celebrations?Unsplash/Ray Hennessey

Episode 44 - Music for Fireworks

Music for Fireworks


July 03, 2021

What holidays are celebrated with fireworks? The New Year and of course, the Fourth of July. Join Melissa Dundis and listen to classical music inspired by fireworks on this episode of YourClassical Adventures.

Episode 44 playlist

Claude Debussy: Feux d’artifice— This piece was written to sound like a bunch of fireworks going off.

Claude Debussy: Feux d'artifice

George Fredrich Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks — This piece was written for at the end of a war, to celebrate peace in London.

George Fredrich Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks

Peter Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture - Finale — This piece features a cannon balls that kind of sound like fireworks.

Peter Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture

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