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Petrouchka : Burlesque in Four Scenes, Revised 1947 Edition - Igor Stravinsky


Burlesque in Four Scenes, Revised 1947 Edition

Paperback Published: 28th June 2005
ISBN: 9780851622002
Number Of Pages: 184

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Brilliantly orchestrated, filled with Russian folksong as well as new and striking harmonies, this score is one the most popular and acclaimed musical works of the 20th century. General Note. Stage Directions. Instrumentation. All materials in English and French, newly translated for this edition.

This is the version authorized by the Ballet Russe of one of the favorite ballets created by Stravinsky. The introductory material tells something of the history and significance of the ballet, and of the famous Russian composer. Then the story is told which the dancers recreate on the stage, with the theme music introduced to link it to the music. This is the story of the ballerina and her two lovers, the crippled Petrouchka and the cruel Moor. A rather specialized market. Tie up with recordings. (Kirkus Reviews)

ISBN: 9780851622002
ISBN-10: 0851622003
Series: Boosey & Hawkes Masterworks Library
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 184
Published: 28th June 2005
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes Music Publishers Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 30.48 x 23.5  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.61
Edition Type: Revised