Waltz Suite (Prokofiev)

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Sergei Prokofiev composed his Waltz Suite (Op. 110) in 1946-7. The waltzes are extracted from 3 of his works: the opera War and Peace, the ballet Cinderella, and music to the film Lermontov.

Movements[edit]

The suite is composed of 6 waltzes:

  1. Since We Met, from War and Peace
  2. In the Palace, from Cinderella
  3. Mephisto Waltz, from Lermontov
  4. End of the Fairy Tale, from Cinderella
  5. New Year's Eve Ball, from War and Peace
  6. Happiness, from Cinderella

Premiere[edit]

The premiere was on 13 May 1947, in Moscow, conducted by Prokofiev

Recordings[edit]

Among the recordings of the Waltz Suite released on compact discs are the following conductors and orchestras:

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Dpopular&field-keywords=Prokofiev%2C+Waltz+Suite

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