The sounds of springtime

Birdsong in a meadow, a running river, a soft breeze, a thunderstorm … The sounds of nature have always inspired composers and musicians, and the arrival of spring—a moment of reawakening—may be the most musical time of year. Ring in the spring with these hand-picked seasonal favorites, including Vivaldi's The Four Seasons, Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring, Tchaikovsky's The Seasons, Schumann's "Spring" Symphony No. 1, and plenty more!