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Format: CD
Rel. Date: 06/18/2021
UPC: 5065002149664

One Upon A Time
Artist: Esther Birringer
Format: CD


1. Romeo and Juliet: Pieces (10) for Piano, Op.75
2. Petrushka: 3 Movements for Piano
3. The Nutcracker, Op.71: Concert Suite for Piano (Trans. Mikhail Pletnev)

More Info:

Esther Birringer has chosen three great Russian ballets for her recital album. Petrushka and Romeo & Juliet are filled with drama, love and tragedy and The Nutcracker with fantasy. Tchaikovsky's suite from ballet was arranged for piano by Mikhail Pletnev. Prokofiev, a superb pianist, arranged numbers from his ballet Romeo & Juliet for piano, and Stravinsky took three sections from his ballet Petrushka and created the Three Pieces. It is a superb showcase for any pianist and makes great demands upon the performer.