Prokofiev - Peter and the Wolf Op.67 Children's tale for narrator and orchestra

Edition Zeza
$149.50
SKU EZ-2050
Weight 0.80 LBS
Stock
Difficulty Advanced
Instrumentation Fl., Ob., Cl.(A), Bsn., Tpt. Bb, 3 Hn. F, Tbn., 2 Percussion (timpani, cymbals, triangle, tambourine, snare drum, bass drum, castanets), Strings - Narrator
Duration 25:00 Min.
Page count 77
ISMN 979-0-706065-53-3
Set of Parts Includes Strings count 5.5.4.4.3
Extra Strings only available when buying the Set of Parts
Score type Required

Peter and the Wolf, for narrator and orchestra, was composed in 1936 and is recognized as one of Prokofiev's most famous works. It's a children's story, with both music and text by the composer himself, composed in just four days. Each character is represented by an instrument and a musical theme.

The bird is represented by a flute,  the duck by an oboe, the grandfather by a bassoon, the cat by a clarinet, the wolf by three horns, the hunters by a woodwind theme, with gunshots on timpani and bass drum, and Peter by the strings. The opening section introduces each character; the middle section contains the development: the appearance of the wolf, the duck being swallowed alive by the wolf, and his capture by this story's hero, Peter. The final scene brings all characters together, in a triumphant march to the zoo.

Difficulty:
Advanced
Instrumentation:
Fl., Ob., Cl.(A), Bsn., Tpt. Bb, 3 Hn. F, Tbn., 2 Percussion (timpani, cymbals, triangle, tambourine, snare drum, bass drum, castanets), Strings - Narrator
Duration:
25:00 Min.
Page count:
77
ISMN:
979-0-706065-53-3
Set of Parts:
Includes Strings count 5.5.4.4.3
Extra Strings:
only available when buying the Set of Parts