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Danse Macabre By Camille Saint Saens 1835-1921. 0:0 Clock chiming midnight by the harp.

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1 Danse Macabre By Camille Saint Saens

2 0:0 Clock chiming midnight by the harp.

3 0:16 Death tiptoes into the cemetery.

4 0:23 He tunes his violin to get ready for the dance!

5 0:30 The dance starts with Melody A

6 0:45 The dance continues with Melody B

7 0:59 Melody A continues with oboe and flute and is echoed by the string section

8 1:15 You can hear the strings and the orchestra playing Melody A

9 1:29 Melody B is played with the strings and orchestra.

10 1:44 Melody A by the strings and echoed by the xylophone. The xylophone makes the sound of the skeleton bones.

11 2:00 Melody B enters in canon (round) by the low strings and gets higher while adding woodwinds and brass.

12 2:30 New theme in woodwinds

13 2:45 Listen for the pizzicato strings and woodwinds. Pizzicato is when the strings are plucked instead of bowed.

14 2:59 Melody B enters with a solo violin with harp and woodwinds

15 3:30 Listen to the music making the sound of the wind. It crescendos (gets louder) with the trombones and low brass

16 4:22 Listen for Melody A being played in the background

17 4:32 You can hear the tuning from the beginning of the song, only this time woodwinds are added and pizzicato strings

18 4:41 Solo violin

19 4:55 The trees in the graveyard are moaning

20 5:20 Melody A and B together (B is played by brass instruments)

21 5:41 A new theme enters with the strings playing faster

22 5:57 Music crescendos and gets faster! Crescendo

23 6:10 The oboe plays the rooster crowing. Morning is coming!

24 6:30 Death finishes his playing. Listen for the last two coffins closing.


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