By the Beautiful Blue Danube Opus 314 Johann Strauss (II) Download 'By the Beautiful Blue Danube Opus 314' on iTunes
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St Swithin's Day: classical music inspired by rain
Britten doesn't do things by halves in his Biblical opera, telling the story of Noah's Ark. Roughly tuned teacups are struck to give the sound of the first raindrops, before a massive musical storm.