This work is likely not in the public domain in the US (due to first publication with the required notice after 1923, plus renewal or "restoration" under the GATT/TRIPS amendments), nor in the EU and those countries where the copyright term is life+70 years. However, it is public domain in Canada (where IMSLP is hosted) and in other countries (China, Japan, S. Korea) where the copyright term is life+50 years.
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|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.||Op.43|
|I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No.||ISP 10|
Bracketed titles appear in the piano arrangement only
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.||1925–29|
|First Performance.||1929-12-22 — Paris: Sergey Prokofiev (conductor)|
|First Publication.||1930 — Paris: Editions Russes de Musique. Plate R.M.V. 489|
|Average DurationAvg. Duration||15 minutes|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Early 20th century|
|Piece Style||Early 20th century|
|Instrumentation||Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons + 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba + timpani, cymbals, bass drum, snare drum, tambourine + strings|
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|Extra Information||Also arranged for solo piano by the composer in 1938, and published in 1940 by Muzgiz as "Op.43bis".|
While PD in Canada, this work is copyright in the US until 1 January 2026.
Material derives from an unfinished ballet Trapeze, some of which also appeared in the Quintet Op.39. According to Robinson (Selected Letters of Sergei Prokofiev, p.115, footnote 62), arrangement Op.43bis made in 1938.