Grandfather - Various - Peter And The Wolf
Label: RSO - MW 2159 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: Japan • Genre: Electronic, Classical, Childrens • Style: Modern Classical, Experimental
The narrator tells a children's story, while the orchestra illustrates it. It is Prokofiev's most frequently performed work, and one of the most frequently performed works in the entire classical repertoire.
It has been recorded many times. InProkofiev was commissioned by Natalya Satsthe director of the Central Children's Theatre Grandfather - Various - Peter And The Wolf Moscow, to write a musical symphony for children. Sats and Prokofiev had become acquainted after he visited her theatre with his sons several times. The first draft of the libretto was about a Young Pioneer the Soviet version of a Boy Scout called Peter who rights a wrong by challenging an adult. This was a common theme in propaganda aimed at children in the Soviet Union at the time.
However, Prokofiev was dissatisfied with the rhyming text produced by Antonina Sakonskayaa then popular children's author. Prokofiev wrote a new version where Peter captures a wolf. As well as promoting desired Pioneer virtues such as vigilance, bravery and resourcefulness, the plot illustrates Soviet themes such as the stubbornness of the un-Bolshevik older generation the grandfather and the triumph of Man Peter taming Nature the wolf.
Prokofiev produced a version for the piano in under a week, finishing it on April The orchestration was finished on April The work debuted at a children's concert in the main hall of the Moscow Conservatory with the Moscow Philharmonic on 2 May However, Sats was ill and the substitute narrator inexperienced, and the performance failed to attract much attention.
By that time Sats was serving a sentence in the gulagwhere she was sent after her lover Marshal Mikhail Tukhachevsky was shot in June Peter, a Young Soviet Pioneer  lives at his grandfather's home in a forest clearing. One day, Peter goes out Its A Wonderful Feelin - Sunshine Choral Aires - In Orbit the clearing, leaving the garden gate open, and the duck that lives in the yard takes the opportunity to go swimming in a pond nearby.
The duck starts arguing with a little bird "What kind of bird are you if you can't fly? Peter's pet cat stalks them quietly, and the bird—warned by Peter—flies to safety in a tall tree while the duck swims to safety Grandfather - Various - Peter And The Wolf the middle of the pond.
Peter's grandfather scolds him for being outside in the meadow alone "Suppose a wolf came out of the forest? Soon afterwards "a big, grey wolf" does indeed come out of the forest.
The cat quickly climbs into a tree, but the duck, who has jumped out of the pond, is chased, overtaken, and swallowed by the wolf. Peter fetches a rope and climbs over the garden wall into the tree. He asks the bird to fly around the wolf's head to distract him, while he lowers a noose and catches the wolf by his tail. The wolf struggles to get free, but Peter ties the rope to the tree and the noose only gets tighter. Some hunters, who have Lento - Benjamin Frankel - Nomos-Quartett* - Complete String Quartets tracking the wolf, come out of the forest ready to shoot, but Peter gets them to help him take the wolf to a zoo in a victory parade the piece was first performed for an audience of Young Pioneers during May Day celebrations that includes himself, the bird, the hunters leading the wolf, the cat, and grumpy grumbling Grandfather "What if Peter hadn't caught the wolf?
What then? In the story's ending, the listener is told: "If you listen very carefully, you'll hear the duck quacking inside the wolf's belly, because the wolf in his hurry had swallowed her alive.
Prokofiev produced detailed performance notes in both English and Russian for Peter and the Wolf. According to the English version:. Each character of this tale is represented by a corresponding instrument in the orchestra: the bird by a flute, the duck by an oboe, the cat by a clarinet playing staccato in a low register, Sam Enchanted Dick (Medley) - Jack Bruce With John McLaughlin, Dick Heckstall-Smith, Jon Hiseman - T grandfather by a bassoon, the wolf by three horns, Peter by the string quartet, the shooting of the hunters by the kettle drums and bass drum.
Before an orchestral performance it is desirable to show these instruments to the children and to play on them the corresponding leitmotivs. Thereby, the children learn to distinguish the sounds of the instruments during the performance of this tale.
Peter and the Wolf is scored for the following orchestra: . Each character in the story has a particular instrument and a musical theme : . A performance lasts about 25 minutes. According to an article by Jeremy Nicholas for the classical music magazine Gramophone inthe best overall recording of Peter and the Wolf is by the New Philharmonia Orchestranarrated by Richard Baker and conducted by Raymond Leppard in Gramophone ' s best DVD version is the film by Suzie Templeton ; its music is performed, without narrator, by the Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Mark Stephenson.
Prokofiev performed the piano version of Peter and the Wolf for " le papa de Mickey Mouse ", as Prokofiev described him in a letter to his sons. Disney was impressed, and considered adding an animated version of Peter and the Wolf to Fantasiawhich was to be Grandfather - Various - Peter And The Wolf in It Grandfather - Various - Peter And The Wolf not known if Prokofiev, by that point Dying Boys Crawl - Lipstick Killers* - Mesmerizer the Iron Curtainwas aware of this.
For example:. Infor one of his television programs, Disney recalled how Prokofiev himself visited the Disney 070224.4 - Various - Zero Tolerance, eventually inspiring the making of this animated version. Disney used pianist Ingolf Dahlwho resembled Prokofiev, to re-create how the composer sat at a piano and played the themes from the score.
It is unusual in its lack of any dialogue or narration, the story being told only in images and sound and interrupted by sustained periods of silence. The soundtrack is performed by the Philharmonia Orchestraand the film received its premiere with a live accompaniment in the Royal Albert Hall. Holder restored copyright protection in the United States to numerous foreign works that had entered Off The Handle - Rory Gallagher - 5 Concerts 1976-1990 Live At Rockpalast (Box Set) public domain.
Peter and the Wolf was frequently cited by the parties and amici, as well as by the Court's opinion and by the press, as an example of a well-known work that would be removed from the public domain by the decision. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For other uses, see Peter and the Wolf disambiguation. Musical composition written by Sergei Prokofiev in Main article: Peter and the Wolf film. This article appears to contain trivial, minor, or unrelated references to popular culture.
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