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Music for Bonfire Night

In Tune's specially curated playlist takes us out into the chilly November air in a celebration of Bonfire Night, complete with musical fireworks, starlight and fireside warmth.

In Tune's specially curated playlist: an eclectic mix of music, featuring favourites, lesser-known gems, and a few surprises. Tonight we head out into the chilly November air in a musical celebration of Bonfire Night. Expect musical fireworks courtesy of Handel and Oliver Knussen, sparks flying from the fingers of pianist Stephen Hough, and Ēriks Ešenvalds spine-tingling evocation of the night sky.

30 minutes

Music Played

  • George Frideric Handel

    Music for the Royal Fireworks (La réjouissance)

    Orchestra: The English Concert. Conductor: Trevor Pinnock.
    • Archiv.
  • Moritz Moszkowski

    Étincelles, Op 36 No 6

    Performer: Stephen Hough.
    • Hyperion.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Waltz on the Ice (Winter Bonfire, Op 122)

    Conductor: Vincent Figuri. Orchestra: Russian Season Symphony Orchestra. Choir: Russian Season Choir.
    • Prokofiev: Winter Bonfire Op. 122.
    • Salamandre.
    • 19.
  • Eriks Esenvalds

    Stars

    Choir: VOCES8.
    • Lux.
    • Decca.
    • 7.
  • Manuel de Falla

    Ritual Fire Dance, from El Amor Brujo, arr. Latry

    Performer: Olivier Latry.
    • Erato : 0190295888503.
    • Erato.
    • 2.
  • Richard Wagner

    Magic Fire Music (from Die Walkure)

    Singer: James Morris. Orchestra: Bavarian Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Bernard Haitink.
    • EMI.
  • John Sheppard

    Ave maris stella

    Conductor: Rory McCleery. Choir: The Marian Consort.
    • Delphian.
  • Oliver Knussen

    Flourish with Fireworks, Op 22

    Orchestra: London Sinfonietta. Conductor: Oliver Knussen.

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