Young composer to turn the work
INTO A BALLET SCORE BENOIS WASa ballet score Benois was to be his collaborator in the libretto Fokine
and Nijinsky became involved and the bizarre tale of three dancingNijinsky became involved and the bizarre tale of three dancing Petrushka a folk character in Russian lore the Ballerina and the Moor brought to life in a tragic tale of love would soon become one of the most acclaimed and performed of ballet masterpiecesBrilliantly orchestrated filled with Russian folksong as well as new and striking harmonies alternately poignant and splendidly imposing the score of Petrushka continues to be a popular subject for the study of tonal langu.
characters Petrushka in Full ScoreAge and orchestration This edition is an unabridged republication of the original edition published in by Edition Russe de Musiue in Berlin Printed on fine
paper sturdily bound yet remarkably inexpensive it offers musical scholars musical performers and music loverssturdily bound yet remarkably inexpensive it offers musical scholars musical performers and music lovers lifetime of pleasurable study and enjoyment of one of the scholars musical performers and music lovers lifetime of pleasurable study and enjoyment of one of the popular and acclaimed musical works of the twentieth centuryThe leading composer of his day Igor Stravinsky experimented with virtually every techniue of th century music Throughout his long and prolific career he produced symphonies concertos choral works operas and balle. Stravinsky s score for the ballet Petrushkacommissioned by Diaghilev for the
Ballets Russes was first performed in Paris in and was anRusses was first performed in Paris in and was an sensation with the public and the critics It followed by a year the great success of his score for The Firebirdalso produced by the Ballets Russes and it confirmed Stravinsky s reputation as the most gifted
of the younger generation of Russian composersThe ballet had begun in Stravinsky s mind as a picture of a puppet suddenlythe younger generation of Russian composersThe ballet had begun in Stravinsky s mind as a picture of a puppet suddenly with life exasperating the patience Of The Orchestra With Diabolical Cascades Of the orchestra with diabolical cascades of Soon Diaghilev had convinced the.