Scenes de ballet Opus 52 (8) Alexander Glazunov Download 'Scenes de ballet Opus 52 (8)' on iTunes
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Winter music: the best pieces inspired by the coldest season
Glazunov’s ballet The Seasons was first performed in St Petersburg on 20 February 1900 and even includes a character called ‘Winter’, as well as ‘Frost’, ‘Ice’, ‘Hail’ and ‘Snow’. The ballet opens with a winter landscape – complete with a couple of gnomes.