Music for the Royal Fireworks (4) George Frideric Handel Download 'Music for the Royal Fireworks (4)' 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.