"Hot and sultry" describes summer days, movies like Body Heat, dances like the Argentine Tango, and . . . classical music?
Yes! Classical music is not just for the serene and cerebral music lover. Many of our favorite composers had spouses - and lovers - and deep romantic desires that they expressed in their music. Many of them composed music to woo a lover - or to spark a flame in the heart of the object of their desire - or to describe their own passions. So, how did they do it? What are these hot and sultry pieces? What's out there - beyond Bolero?
Here are 7 to get you started - hot and sultry classical music pieces - perfect for that sizzling night with your beloved: