Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Arthur Rubinstein: De Falla's 'Ritual Fire Dance'

Arthur Rubinstein, in a performance from Carnegie Hall dating to the 1940s, plays  Manuel de Falla's composition, Ritual of the Fire Dance, which the Spanish composer completed in 1915. This piece was influenced by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's Flight of the Bumblebee.

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