The Best Songs That Sound Like Snow

01/03/2014 10:41 AM |

Vivaldi, “Winter (Allegro)”
The best known part of the baroque composer’s Four Seasons is probably the first movement of “Spring,” but then there’s the first movement of this season, which combines the darkness of Schubert with, on violin, the rapid-note snowfall-evocations of Guaraldi (uh, except a century or three before either), coloring it all with aggression for the angriest and scariest (but still beautiful) sound of snow—the storm!

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