Warner Classics

Cinderella / Raymonda CD

Enchanting, full of pathos, and - with its serpentine waltzes and nightmarishly urgent clock - sometimes unnerving, Prokofiev's Cinderella conjures up the enticing, ambiguous world of fairy tales. First performance in Moscow in 1945, the ballet was an immediate triumph. The debut of Raymonda, set at the time of the Crusades, took place nearly 50 years earlier in St Petersburg. Glazunov's colourful score incorporates elements from Hungary, Spain and the Middle East.

Composer: Sergey Prokofiev
Cinderella - Complete Ballet
London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: André Previn
Year: 1983

Composer: Alexander Glazunov
Raymonda - Highlights
London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Lovro von Amtačić
Year: 1959

Running Time: 144.77 mins (2 CDs)

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