Programme 47: about Music- The Art of Listening: Romantic Orchestral Music

Today’s music is one of those “crank up the volume to maximum” programmes.
Big, big stuff today!
We start off with the Symphonic Poem "The Moldau," by Bedřich Smetana

Next is "Finlandia" by Jean Sibelius
Thereafter "Les Preludes", a symphonic poem by Franz Liszt
Our final item "Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks" (German: "Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche") is a tone poem composed by Richard Strauss
Some of my favourite music today, so I really hope you will join me! If you don’t know these pieces, you are in for a lovely surprise, and if you do know them, you will be delighted to hear them again.
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