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Encyclopedia > Cinderella (Prokofiev)
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Cinderella is a ballet by Sergei Prokofiev based on Charles Perrault's fairy tale of the same name (see Cinderella). Download high resolution version (1280x960, 587 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (1280x960, 587 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... The Waltz of the Snowflakes from Tchaikovskys The Nutcracker Ballet is the name given to a specific dance form and technique. ... Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev (Russian: , Sergej Sergejevič Prokofev, 15/April 271, 1891–March 5, 1953) was a Ukrainian-born Russian composer who mastered numerous musical genres and came to be admired as one of the greatest composers of the 20th century. ... Charles Perrault, 1665 Charles Perrault (January 12, 1628–May 16, 1703) was a French author. ... A fairy tale is a story, either told to children or as if told to children, concerning the adventures of mythical characters such as fairies, goblins, elves, trolls, giants, and others. ... Gustave Dorés illustration for Cendrillon Cinderella is a popular fairy tale; embodying a classic folk tale myth-element of unjust oppression/triumphant reward, which received literally hundreds of tellings before modern times. ...


The piece was composed between 1940 and 1944. Part way through writing it he broke off to write his opera War and Peace. The premiere of Cinderella was on November 21, 1945 at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow. Galina Ulanova danced the title role. Moscow (Russian: Москва́, Moskva, IPA: ▶ (help· info)) is the capital of Russia, located on the river Moskva. ... Galina Sergeyevna Ulanova (Russian: ; 8 January 1910 (O.S. 26 December 1909} - 21 March 1998) has the reputation of the greatest Soviet ballerina. ...


 
 

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