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Sir Arthur Drummond Bliss Composer

Checkmate, ballet for orchestra, Op.57, F.2a

Performances: 1
Tracks: 12
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Musicology:
  • Checkmate, ballet for orchestra, Op.57, F.2a
    Year: 1937
    Genre: Ballet
    Pr. Instrument: Orchestra
    • 1.Prologue. The Players: Moderato maestoso
    • 2.Dance of the Red Pawns: Allegro spirito scherzando
    • 3.Dance of the Four Knights: Allegro moderato sempre robustamente
    • 4.Entry of the Black Queen: L'istesso tempo
    • 5.The Red Knight's Mazurka: Moderato giojosamente
    • 6.Ceremony of the Red Bishops: Largamente (misticamente)
    • 7.Entry of the Red Castles: Allegro molto deciso
    • 8.Entry of the Red King and Queen: Grave
    • 9.The Attack: Allegro impetuoso e brillante
    • 10.The Duel: Maestoso moderato e molto appassionato
    • 11.The Black Queen Dances: Allegretto dispettoso
    • 12.Finale. Checkmate: Andante poco sostenuto. Allegro vivace e feroce

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