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Painting Pictures with Classical Music

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Episode 50 - Painting Pictures with Classical Music


Episode 50: Painting Pictures

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August 21, 2021

Which classical piece paints a picture in your mind? Join Melissa Dundis and listen to different pieces inspired by paintings on this episode of YourClassical Adventures.

Episode 50 playlist

Modest Mussorgsky: The Great Gate of Kiev — This piece was inspired by a painting of a great big gate, opening to a city in Russia.

Modest Mussorgsky: The Great Gate of Kiev

Ralph Vaughan Williams: In the Fen Country - This piece is like a poem, using the music to describe the beautiful, wide open landscapes in England.

Ralph Vaughan Williams: In the Fen Country


Sergei Rachmaninoff: The Isle of the Dead — This piece was based on a painting of an abandoned island surrounded by dark waters.

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Isle of the Dead


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