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Symphonie Fantastique: The Music

Symphonie Fantastique: The Music


The two final movements of Symphonie Fantastique are quite famous in their own right; in fact, the fifth movement, “The Witches Sabbath”, is often played on its own in orchestra programs. The music in both movements is unsettling, with many suggestions of eerie, frightening images and events. Each movement, in fact the entire symphony, has a story to tell; but the specific events and characters will have to remain a mystery for this lesson – otherwise, it might be difficult to write your own unique story!


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