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The Flying Dutchman - Overture
Bayeuther Festival Orchestra
Richard Wagner
Collection 2

Collection 2 #38

You heard music from ‘The Flying Dutchman’, an opera by composer Richard Wagner. An opera has lots of music, singing and acting to tell a story. This piece is about a ghost ship that is doomed to sail forever without reaching land. Spooky! Wagner wanted the music to sound like stormy weather on the sea....
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