Some critics go so far as to deny the right of existence to all program music.
Few pieces of program music are so closely associated with the subject as this tone picture of the Devil's Round.
But now they were playing their star number, a dramatic piece of program music called "A Day on the Battlefield."
A composer of “program music,” his works are so stupendous in scope that the word symphonic would have hampered him.
See the detailed program by the composer himself, cited in Nieck's program music.