Hamlet, Op.77 (Prokofiev, Sergey)
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Arrangements and Transcriptions
For Piano solo (Prokofiev)
Levon Atovmyan (1901–1973)
S. Prokofiev: Collected Works, vol.3 (Собрание сочинений).
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1956. Plate M. 25443 Г.
Melville: Belwin-Mills, n.d.
|Alternative Title||Hamlet. Incidental music for small orchestra|
"Гамлет". Музыка к спектаклю, для малого симфонического оркестра
|Year/Date of Composition||1937–38|
|First Performance||1938-05-15 — Leningrad, Radlov Theatre-Studio: Sergey Radlov (director)|
|Librettist||Boris Pasternak (1890–1960), after William Shakespeare (1564–1616)|
|Piece Style||Early 20th century|
|Instrumentation||Voices: soprano, baritone|
Orchestra: flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon + 2 horns, trumpet, trombone + triangle, tambourine, snare drum, cymbals, bass drum, accordion, piano + strings.
|External Links|| (orchestral)|
(piano arrangement of the Gavotte)
|Extra Information||The Gavotte (No.8) was arranged for solo piano by the composer, 1938, and published in 1939 by Gutheil as "Op.77bis". In this version it was first performed on 22 November 1939 in Moscow (radio broadcast): Heinrich Neuhaus (piano)|