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THE BBC ORCHESTRA

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(Section C)
Led by LAURANCE TURNER
Conducted by JULIAN CLIFFORD
ANTHONY PINI (violoncello)
Snowmaiden was Rimsky-Korsakov's third opera and one of his most characteristic compositions, (i) The opera opens with an orchestral prelude suggesting the gradual awakening of nature from her winter sleep. (2) The ' Dance of the Birds' describes the birds' greeting of the spring. (3) The action of the human part of this spring fairy-tale passes in the quaint kingdom of Berendeys, a people who live in fantastically shaped houses painted in many colours and are ruled by a kindly, but despotic, Tsar. Rimsky-Korsakov here describes a procession of the Tsar and his court. (4) Awaiting dawn in the Holy Wood at the spring solstice, the Tsar orders his buffoons to amuse him.

Contributors

Unknown: Laurance Turner
Conducted By: Julian Clifford
Conducted By: Anthony Pini






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