Hovhaness Symphony 2, Mysterious Mountain
The slow chords reflect the vastness of a mountain scene, and the volume gradually increasing to a peak and then falling away again rises suggests the outline of a range.
Beethoven Symphony 4
A cascade of energy and joy, with compelling rhythms and solid chords.
Tchaikovsky Symphony 4
Evokes Russia by its fanfares, exotic melodies, and energetic rhythms.
Nielsen Symphony 4, the Inextinguishable
The music portrays life as that which cannot by extinguished, despite many attempts to suppress it.
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