Incredible, Flutist, Ballet, Walter, Piston, Boston

Incredible, Flutist, Ballet, Walter, Piston, Boston

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Incredible Flutist is a ballet composed by Walter Piston in 1938, his only composition for the stage. The ballet received its premiere by the Boston Pops, under Hans Wiener, on May 30 of that year. The text of the ballet was written by Piston and Wiener. It describes a marketplace teeming with activity and enlivened by a circus. A flutist acts as a snake charmer, and also charms women. A rich widow flirts with a merchant, is discovered by her lover, faints, and is revived by the flutist's music. The circus then leaves the square.show more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 95g
  • Spir
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136276151
  • 9786136276151