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Nutcracker and Swan Lake

William Appleby

Nutcracker and Swan Lake

by William Appleby

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, -- 1840-1893.,
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, -- 1840-1893.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William Appleby and Frederick Fowler ; illustrated by Audrey Walker.
    SeriesThe young reader"s guide to music -- 3
    ContributionsFowler, Frederick., Walker, Audrey.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination57p. :
    Number of Pages57
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17222918M
    ISBN 100193149044
    OCLC/WorldCa912380

    What's On. Home; Dance; Dance Swan Lake The classic retold for a new generation Lose you Book tickets. dance. Swan Lake The world’s most pm & pm Swan Lake - Scottish Ballet The Nutcracker A magical fami pm & pm The Nutcracker - Scottish Ballet. Swan Lake is a romantic ballet in four acts. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky wrote the he wrote a little ballet about swans for his nieces and used some of the music from this ballet for Swan story of the ballet is based on a German fairy tale was probably tweaked by Tchaikovsky and his friends during the ballet's early discussion on: German fairy tale.

    The story of Swan Lake is a well-known classic story of romance with a tragic ending. It has been performed eloquently in ballet and in music. The main characters in "Swan Lake" are a prince and princess who fall in love and vow to spend the rest of their lives together. The story unfolds when the Prince who is named Siegfried goes hunting and. Signup to the VIP club below to receive news, info and special offers on all tours from The Imperial Russian Ballet Company * indicates required.

    ‘Swan Lake’ is a show that people simply have in their head as to what classical ballet is perhaps even more so than ‘The Nutcracker.’ You hear the music in this show and you imagine the swans and the tutus. The ‘Black Swan’ film also helped people reference ‘Swan Lake’ to a greater degree in recent years.”.   Much is unknown about the original production of Swan Lake – no notes, techniques, or instructions concerning the ballet were written little information that could be found exists in a handful of letters and memos. Like The Nutcracker, Swan Lake was unsuccessful after its first year of performance. Conductors, dancers, and audiences alike .


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Similar in format to Ganeri's Young People's Guide to the Orchestra (), this book also comes with a compact disc in its front cover. The CD includes Munich Symphony Orchestra recordings of music from Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker, Swan Lake, and Sleeping ghting many facets of ballet in quick succession, the book touches on topics such as ballet history, technique, /5(3).

The newest title in B.E.S. charming Ella Bella series tells another story of Ella Bella, a little girl who loves to dance. In this story, Ella's kindly ballet teacher Madame Rosa is preparing her class to dance in Tchaikovsky's immortal Swan Lake, and as Ella learns the story and listens to the music she is transported in a dream into Swan Lake's setting/5().

The Young Person's Guide to the Ballet: With Music from The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, and The Sleeping Beauty (Book & CD) by Anita Ganeri and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Swan Lake (Russian: Лебеди́ное о́зеро, romanized: Lebedínoye ózero), Op.

20, is a ballet composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky in – Despite its initial failure, it is now one of the most popular ballets of all time. The scenario, initially in two acts, was fashioned from Russian and German folk tales and tells the story of Odette, a princess turned into a swan by an.

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This holiday season, experience Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker – acclaimed by the press and adored by audiences everywhere. The haunting story of Swan Lake comes to life through: A full-color book relating the story of the ballet and offering staging suggestions — A sophisticated collection of scenery and backdrops — Nine dancing figures and supporting cast Brand: Candlewick Press.

The Nutcracker (Russian: Щелкунчик, tr. Shchelkunchik listen (help info)) is an two-act ballet ("fairy ballet"; Russian: балет-феерия, balet-feyeriya), originally choreographed by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov with a score by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Op.

71). The libretto is adapted from E. Hoffmann's story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King". Swan Lake Swan Lake was a ballet composed by Tchaikovsky in Swan Lake is considered one of three classic ballet masterpieces along with The Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker.

It is composed of 4 acts in total and was fashioned from Russian folktales. It was. Nutcracker ; and, Swan lake. Originally published: --The sleeping beauty ; and, The firebird / illustrated by Alan Clark. --Originally published: Series Title: Young reader's guides to music, III.

Responsibility: by William Appleby and Frederick Fowler ; illustrated by Audrey Walker. Swan Lake, by Lisbeth Zwerger. North South Books, 32 pages. Grades The Tale of the Firebird, by Gennady Spirin.

Philomel, 32 pages. Agesgrades The Young Person's Guide to the Ballet: With Music from The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, and The Sleeping Beauty (Book & CD), by Anita Ganeri.

London: Harcourt Brace and Company File Size: 1MB. In this stunning follow-up to the bestselling The Nutcracker and The Sleeping Beauty, the New York City Ballet presents another timeless tale for a modern ballet lover with Swan Lake.

This lavishly illustrated book follows the storyline, choreography, costumes, and sets of the New York City Ballets production of Swan beautiful art illustrated by Valeria Docampo,/5. Discover the spellbinding magic of Swan Lake in this musical retelling of the ballet – push the button on each beautiful scene to hear the vivid sound of an orchestra playing from Tchaikovsky’s score.

This tale of a prince, a beautiful swan princess and an evil sorcerer begins in a woodland clearing far, far away. It is Prince Siegfried’s 21st birthday/5(). Tchaikovsky's Ballets combines a detailed and thorough analysis of the music of Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, and Nutcracker with descriptions of the first productions of these works in Imperial Russia.

A background chapter on the ballet audience, the collaboration of composer and balletmaster, and Moscow of the 's leads into an account of the first production of Swan. At the back of the book, find a short biography of the composer, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, with details about his composition of Swan Lake.

Next to this, you can replay the musical excerpts and, for each of them, read a discussion of the instruments, rhythms and musical techniques that make them so powerful/5(17). Aaron M. Green is an expert on classical music and music history, with more than 10 years of both solo and ensemble performance experience.

The most loved and mesmerizing of classical ballets, "Swan Lake" was Tchaikovsky's first. It was composed in and over years later it remains a favorite with ballet companies regularly performing it. The Nutcracker, ballet by Pyotr Tchaikovsky.

The last of his three ballets, it was first performed in December The Nutcracker tells a story about a girl who befriends a nutcracker that comes to life on Christmas Eve and wages a battle against the evil Mouse King.

The composer was also a beautiful letter writer, and if you are a fan not just of The Nutcracker, but also of ballets like Swan Lake and The Sleeping Beauty, this volume offers wonderful insight into Tchaikovsky’s personal life and into his sometimes devastating mental states.

He was an intelligent thinker, who reflected on the politics and. The magic of the holiday season will be brought to life as Ballet Chesapeake presents performances of The Nutcracker. One of Baltimore's "Most Festive, Family-Friendly Holiday Events." Baltimore Magazine " a beautifully traditional, thoroughly charming version of the classic ballet." Maryland Theatre Guide.

Tchaikovsky's Ballets combines analysis of the music of Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, and Nutcracker with a description based on rare and not easily accessible documents of the first productions of these works in imperial Russia.

Essential background concerning the ballet audience, thecollaboration of composer and ballet-master, and Moscow in the s leads 5/5(1).

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Perfectly paced story-telling awaits you as Prince Siegfried finds love and death, a beautiful maiden who has been cursed by an evil Sorcerer, Von Rothbart, to take the form of a swan during the day.