Winter from The Seasons by Glazunov
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Winter music: the best pieces inspired by the coldest season
15. Winter from The Seasons by Glazunov
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.