Recent Examples of program music from the Web
Completed in the early 1700s, the piece is a celebrated example of program music, or instrumentals involving a narrative element.
Although the Philharmonic has programmed music by Ms. Thorvaldsdottir, 40, in the past, this is her first commission for the orchestra, the result of winning its Kravis Emerging Composer award in 2015.
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